Sunrise host Natalie Barr left horrified by a shocking live TV gaffe


Sunrise host Natalie Barr is left HORRIFIED by a shocking live TV gaffe as a guest goes rogue during a wild segment with weatherman Sam Mac

Sunrise hosts Natalie Barr and David ‘Kochie’ Koch were left speechless when a live cross with weatherman Sam Mac went off the rails on Wednesday.

Sam was interviewing performance art group Discordia at the Rising festival in Melbourne when one of the members, Will, made a strange remark about ‘anuses’.

Describing the dancers’ sparkly outfits, which featured pink ring-shaped headpieces, Will said: ‘These creations are actually inspired by sea urchins and also giant, fluffy anuses…’

Carnage: Sunrise hosts Natalie Barr (left) and David 'Kochie' Koch (right) were left speechless when a live cross with weatherman Sam Mac went off the rails on Wednesday

Carnage: Sunrise hosts Natalie Barr (left) and David ‘Kochie’ Koch (right) were left speechless when a live cross with weatherman Sam Mac went off the rails on Wednesday

This bizarre comment left the Sunrise presenters reeling.

Back in the studio, Natalie covered her mouth in shock as Kochie mouthed ‘what?’ and fill-in newsreader Angie Asimus winced.

The hosts stifled laughter as Will went on to explain how sea urchins have anuses where their mouths should be ‘and also love Ricky Martin’.

A red-faced Sam Mac then blurted out: ‘Oh! Who doesn’t like Ricky Martin?’

He sheepishly admitted he should have ‘asked that question’ before going live to air, before swiftly moving on to a weather update.

The on-air gaffe comes after a changing of the guard behind the scenes at Sunrise.

The Channel Seven breakfast show’s longtime executive producer Michael Pell stepped down in April to take up a new position at the network in Los Angeles.

Sarah Stinson, the former executive producer of The Morning Show, has been promoted to the newly created role of Director of Morning Television, overseeing Sunrise, Weekend Sunrise and The Morning Show.

Meanwhile, day-to-day operations at Sunrise will be handled by executive producer Sean Power, who has spent the past decade working for Seven, 2GB and Nine.

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