WATCH: Fox Reporter Driven Off the Air By Live Chants of ‘F*ck Fox News’ During DC George Floyd Protest
Fox News reporter Leland Vittert was driven off the air by protesters who swarmed over him during a live shot and chanted “Fuck Fox News!”
During the Friday-Saturday overnight, anchor Shannon Bream was conducting a four-box with reporters at cities that are experiencing unrest in the wake of the police killing of George Floyd when a masked young woman could be seen photobombing Vittert, and yelling “Fuck Fox News, y’all.”
Then Vittert noted “We have some media critics out here,” as protesters rushed him chanting the slogan “Fuck Fox News!” and Vittert disappeared out of the frame.
“Shannon, it sorta seems like we’re going to go back to you,” Vittert could be heard saying.
Bream then noted “There’s been a lot of that with Leland there tonight.”
Vittert was reporting from Lafayette Park, across from the White House. A Twitter user later posted video showing the aftermath of that shot, as the protesters pursued and harassed Vittert and his crew, even tryig to grab thir equipment.
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Vittert would later say that “this was the scariest situation I’ve been in since I got chased out of Tahrir Square by a mob, and this was equally scary.”
Watch the clip above via Fox News.
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