Pregnant CNN Anchor Faints on Live TV: 'I Got a Little Hot and Passed Out for a Moment' | Inside Edition

Pregnant CNN Anchor Faints on Live TV: 'I Got a Little Hot and Passed Out for a Moment'

Pregnant CNN Anchor Poppy Harlow passed out during her live broadcast Monday morning, but said she and the baby are fine.

It was a live TV moment that shocked viewers as pregnant CNN anchor Poppy Harlow appeared to pass out while on the air Monday morning.

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Harlow was off camera but she could be heard slurring her lines: “We have this new CNN / ORC poll which is quite a, quite a turnaround.”

CNN quickly cut to a commercial.

The Twitter world exploded.

I'm glad CNN's Poppy Harlow is okay. Passing out is terrifying. Can't imagine having that happen on the air.

December 28, 2015

Frightening moment on live TV. Anchor #PoppyHarlow slurs words, passes out. No word @CNN on her condition; fans very concerned. #CNN

December 28, 2015

Poppy Harlow is really struggling this morning ? stutter on 1,000

December 18, 2015

Ten minutes later, Harlow was back on the air.

“For all of you on Twitter who are asking if I’m ok, thank you so much, I got a little hot and I passed out for a moment, I’m fine, we're going to take a quick break and we'll be right back,” she said.

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Fortunately Harlow was doing just fine later in the day and sent a message to fans on Twitter:

Thank you all for your concern and messages! I am ok! Passed out briefly and am with the doctor now. So thankful to our amazing CNN team.

December 28, 2015

Update from the hospital -- our little girl due this spring is doing just fine. Was a scare but we are both ok. Thank you all so much!

December 28, 2015


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