The BBC has apologized after the FA Cup live broadcast was interrupted by a pornographic prank.
While the broadcaster was recording live on Tuesday night, pornographic sounds erupted in the studio.
host Linekerhe tried to keep a straight face when the sound came, trying to divert the coverage away from the studio.
He later claimed on Twitter that the sounds came from a hidden phone “tacked behind a set”.
“Fun as the damage goes on,” he tweeted.
This bbc It has since apologized for the incident and promised to investigate.
A spokesman said: “We apologize to any viewers who were offended during tonight’s live football broadcast. We are investigating how this happened.”
The incident occurred during the BBC’s live coverage ahead of a match at the Molineux stadium. wolves and Liverpool.
Lineker was previewing the game with commentators Paul Ince and Danny Murphy when noise came in the background.
He looked momentarily stunned and tried to keep a straight face as he quickly shifted reporting to Alan Shearer outside the studio.
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As the noise continued, the Daily Game host tried to laugh it off, telling Shearer: “I think someone is sending a message on someone’s phone. I don’t know if you heard it at home.”
Liverpool scored the only goal of the first half, and in a half-time analysis, Lineker told Ince and Murphy: “Harvey Elliott’s goal screamed … it wasn’t us The only goal of the night.”
Self-styled YouTube prankster Daniel Jarvis has since claimed to be behind the incident, which was widely circulated on social media.
Jarvis, who goes by the nickname Jawor, was found guilty of aggravated trespassing last October following a collision with England cricketer Jonny Bairstow at the Oval in south London.
He was sentenced to eight weeks’ jail, suspended for two years, and banned from attending any sporting event in England and Wales for two years and banned from traveling abroad for 12 months.
Earlier Tuesday, Jarvis, who has more than 170,000 YouTube followers, posted a video on Twitter that appeared to show him at Molineux.