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A BBC Presenter Started Using An Imaginary iPad On Air For Some Unknown Reason

Those BBC cuts must really be starting to bite.

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You know that moment when you're presenting a news programme and realise you've forgotten your iPad to play with in the closing seconds? Spare a thought for the BBC's Chris Mitchell.

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The BBC Sport presenter was signing off on yesterday's edition of Sportsday on the BBC News Channel.

It's just like when BBC News presenter Simon McCoy famously mistook a ream of paper for an iPad.

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Responding to the suggestion that he is the new Simon McCoy, Mitchell graciously said McCoy will always be the king of on-screen invisible iPad gaffes.

@kevinjparker @simonmccoy Simon will always be King!

Patrick Smith is a senior reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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