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TV News Reporter Splits Pants During Live Broadcast (Video)

| by Michael Allen

A North Carolina TV news reporter recently tried to touch his toes while performing a mid-air jump, but ended up splitting his pants during the live broadcast.

WXII12 reporter Chris Lea challenged a local high school cheerleader to do the stunt during WXII's "Backyard BBQ," which the teen pulled off with ease.

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Before Lea took his turn, his fellow reporter warned him not to split his pants: "Ready Chris? Don’t split your pants honey, I’m worried about your pants."

However, that's exactly what happened, notes Mediaite.com (video below).

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Lea quickly walked into the background to access the clothing damage while laughter ensued.

Sources: Mediaite.comWXII12