American Reporter Gets Interrupted By Well-Meaning Passer-By (VIDEO)

Poor Bill O'Neil. His live report from Winston-Salem, North Carolina for local news service WXII 12 was going so well... until a passer-by wandered in front of the camera.

Okay, we say 'wandered' - the pedestrian question had hunched her head down in a failed attempt to avoid the camera, but still... couldn't see have gone round? It's a massive TV camera, not your grandma's TV here.

Of course, it's far from the first time a journalist has been interrupted mid-flow while the camera's rolling, as this video of an inquistive plastic bag proves...