The TV News Anchor
Who Brought Down the House-Unproven!
Summary of the eRumor The story is that a female
news anchor in Michigan asked a weather reporter on the air why it
didn't snow as he had forecasted by asking him, "Where's that
8-inches you promised me last night."
When it comes to bloopers and
out-takes from broadcasting, church pulpits, or any other public
venue, one of the factors that sometimes makes them funny is the
unintended sexual content.
The founder of TruthOrFiction.com, Rich Buhler, is a veteran of 40
years in broadcasting.
He says this story has made the rounds for years and that he has
heard it attributed to TV performers in Los Angeles, Seattle, and
If could have happened, but we've never really gotten a first-hand
report of it or documentation from a tape of a broadcast.
A real example of the eRumor as it has
appeared on the Internet:
This had most of the state of Michigan laughing for 2
days and a very embarrassed female news anchor who
will, in the future, likely think before she speaks.
A female news anchor who, the day after it was supposed
to have snowed and didn't, turned to the weatherman and asked,
"So Bob, where's that 8 inches you promised me last
Not only did HE have to leave the set, but half the
crew did too they were laughing so hard.