Anna Paquin ‘claims’ the breasts seen on BBC News At Ten

Latest news

    True Blood actress Anna Paquin has “claimed” the breasts that were accidentally broadcast on BBC News At Ten.

    During a live broadcast earlier this week, eagle-eyed viewers spotted X-rated images on a TV monitor in shot.

    Presenter Sophie Raworth was reading the news, unaware that she had been upstaged by the footage.

    A member of staff had been viewing an episode of True Blood at their desk.

    Some outlets reported that the BBC had “broadcast porn” but it was just an old episode of the HBO vampire series.

    The breasts belonged to lead actress Anna Paquin, who seemed thrilled about the extra screen time.

    True Blood co-stars Stephen Moyer, Evan Rachel Wood and Robert Kazinsky also tweeted about the incident.

    Anna Paquin

    Image caption Anna played the lead character in HBO’s supernatural drama True Blood

    Stephen, Anna’s husband, said the BBC blunder was making him “very happy”.

    Anna describes the scene shown as “fairy land graveyard sex”, where her character, Sookie Stackhouse, gets intimate with Robert Kazinsky’s half fairy, half vampire character.

    Anna also joked about the BBC’s reaction to what was seen on TV, questioning a statement which said they were “looking into the matter”.

    Sophie Raworth

    Image caption The footage of True Blood could be seen during a live broadcast

    A fan recommended Anna coin the phrase “photoboobed” which the actress then turned into a hashtag.

    Seven series of True Blood were broadcast between 2008 and 2014, which focused on supernatural events in the small town of Bon Temps, Louisiana.

    View the original article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/articles/40910611

    Find us on Instagram at BBCNewsbeat and follow us on Snapchat, search for bbc_newsbeat

    In the same category are

    London Euston to become Christmas Day homeless shelter Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Euston station will be filled with decorations and tables will be laid for a full Christmas dinner Lond...
    Donald Trump still on Theresa May’s Christmas card list Image copyright PA Theresa May has sent a Christmas card to Donald Trump, Downing Street says.A spokesman could not say which of the PM's three offi...
    Toni Mascolo, co-founder of salon chain Toni & Guy, dies Image caption Toni & Guy opened their first salon in Clapham during the 1960s The co-founder of the hairdresser chain Toni & Guy - Giusepp...
    Donald Tusk calls Brexit talks a furious race against time Image copyright Reuters Image caption Donald Tusk said the EU needed to show "unity" in the next phase of talks The UK and the EU face a "furious ...
    Star Wars: The Last Jedi has critics in raptures Image copyright Disney/Lucasfilm Image caption British actor John Boyega returns as former stormtrooper Finn "Rousing." "Thrilling." "Addictively ...
    Heat-not-burn tobacco ‘is a health risk’ Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The health risks are lower than smoking cigarettes "Heat-not-burn" tobacco products are harmful to heal...

    Comment on this story