NCAA Viewers Slam CBS for Zoom-In on Crying Child

Sometimes watching a sports team you like getting crushed can stir up some pretty intense emotions, and this weekend when Stanford was clearly going to beat Kansas in the NCAA tournament, one young fan got really emotional over it. So, naturally, CBS zoomed in on him so air his tears on national television, and a lot of people took to Twitter to shame CBS for capturing the candid moment.

Here’s a GIF of the kid in question, captured on CBS because of reasons:

This did not sit well with many fans on Twitter.

Mediaite’s sister site SportsGrid reports that as opposed to just once, CBS cut to the same crying kid a number of times. So… over the line?

[h/t USA Today]
[GIF, featured image via CBS]

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