Ten of the best TV gaffes
Monday 12 October 2009
Last week it was Strictly Come Dancing embroiled in a row after a racist remark by one of its dancers. This week its X Factor that's facing the critics after Dannii Minogue publicly outed singer Danyl Johnson as bi-sexual live on TV.
When will the celebrities learn? Bloopers, gaffes and faux pas are among the most dangerous mistakes committed by television personalities.
Saying the wrong thing at the wrong time while the cameras are still rolling can be career destroying. But, as Dennis Norden would probably tell you, they are pretty funny to watch.
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- 5 Israel's propaganda machine is finally starting to misfire
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