ITV Central reporter Callum Watkinson films in Broad Street, Birmingham, as he is distracted. In a 53-second clip shared on Twitter, Mr Watkinson can be seen walking towards a man.
He explodes: “I’m not upper class than you buddy, I’m just trying to do a job!” Do you have a job? “To which the individual replies:” Yes, I do. “
Mr. Watkinson continues: “Well, don’t f*** do it, and i won’t come to your workplace to start f** with you.”
He adds: “You put me behind me again, I will f** have fun. “
The video was shared by ImJustBrum.
The ImJustBrum video was shared by Luke Addis.
Later he says “Why don’t you go get a job and I’ll come behind you and start being an idiot” while dancing a jig.
Mr Watkinson continued: “Where do you work? Footlocker? Or McDonald’s?
“Buddy, why not be sorry for trying to ruin my job?” And that ? Do you know how difficult it is to broadcast live in front of half a million people? Do you know how hard it is to concentrate?
“It’s pretty hard, without someone in the background saying ‘Ooh, I’m on TV!'”
On social networks, Twitter users mocked the journalist for being “absolutely shaken” by the group.
Others said he needed to “take back control” after the intense exchange.
One user said: “?
Some users supported the reporter for standing up to the group, but others noted that “this is their chance to film live.”
Express.co.uk has contacted ITV Central for comment
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This notice was published: 2021-06-12 01:27:00