Sunday 21 January 2018

WATCH: 'The funniest video you'll see today' - Professor's BBC interview gatecrashed

There were some intruders in the background Credit: BBC
There were some intruders in the background Credit: BBC
Kevin Palmer

Kevin Palmer

This has to be one of the TV highlights of 2017.

Professor Robert E Kelly was giving his expert views on the political crisis in South Korea in a BBC interview on Friday morning - only for his kids to take centre stage in a video that is certain to be a viral hit.

Kelly was offering up his opinion on the political unrest in South Korea, where President Park Geun-hye has been forced out of office amid a corruption scandal.

All appeared to be fine until the first of his children burst into his office clearly keen to chat to Daddy, with a toddler not far behind in what quickly descended into a comedy scene.

The appearance of a panicked woman added to the chaos, as she did all she could to whisk the kids away from Kelly, who was clearly less than amused by the scene.

BBC journalist Julia Macfarlane posted the video in a now-deleted tweet.

She wrote: "When the kids interrupt you in the middle of live TV...A lovely moment and masterfully handled by our guest this morning on South Korea".

Fellow BBC journalist Ellie Price commented: "This is the BEST thing you will see on Twitter (and on the telly) today..."

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