BBC Breakfast presenter falls into swimming pool during live interview

BBC presenter falls into swimming pool mid-interview and it’s glorious

BBC presenter falls into swimming pool mid-interview and it’s glorious

The BBC breakfast presenter was chatting to a group of Team England swimmers including Adam Peaty, the current holder of the 50m and 100m breaststroke world records, at a Gold Coast swimming pool. Although, much to the credit of the BBC reporter, he managed to take the blooper in his stride and continued in his efforts to interview the swimmers, this time sticking close to the edge. However, Bushell wasn't as careful as he ought to be and missed a step beneath his feet, eventually falling into the deeper water. He basically jinxed himself, because a few short seconds later he hell into the pool and the athletes burst out laughed. "All the people here are literally on the floor", he told viewers, referring to the off-camera crew, The Guardian reported. "Bye, Mike, it hasn't been tiresome".

Co-presenter Minchin added: "If you were going to set that up, you would imagine that might happen, and it did - live on national television".

Bushell has since copped a bit of a roasting on social media, although it's all been pretty good natured.

That moment when you fall over in a swimming pool live on @BBCBreakfast.

The presenter later explained, "I just thought it was a little Jacuzzi or a kid's pool".

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