Oops! Anchor Tells Viewers to 'Check Your Panties' After Reading Typo During Live Broadcast
A missing letter in a Teleprompter left this Virginia anchorman extremely embarrassed after he alerted his viewers to "check your panties."
The unfortunate typo left Eric Phillips of NBC12 in Richmond visibly mortified. He was supposed to say, “check your pantries."
He was doing a story on a slow cooker recall when the gaffe happened. Within seconds, he realized the mistake and erupted in nervous laughter.
His co-anchor, Karla Redditte, said she caught the typo before he started reading but it was too late to warn him.
Everyone laughed it off and he apologized for the mistake.
After the incident, he tweeted: “My partner in news is making sure I go over my scripts with a fine toothed comb because....you know...”