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Video: Some Jerk Yells Dumb Meme During Live KTLA Report At Walk Of Fame

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It's 2016, and sadly, that dumb meme of people yelling "fuck her right in the pussy" on live TV has not died.

Last night KTLA's Mary Beth McDade went to the Walk Of Fame where fans were mourning the death of David Bowie. It was a somber occasion interrupted by one man who saw the TV camera as his one shot at glory:

It happened around 10:07 p.m. McDade was about to introduce a piece on Bowie when she said, "Rick and Cher, you know, he was known for breaking down barriers, and ... "

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The man lunged toward the camera. It's tough to make out but we can out him saying "fuck her right in the pussy." McDade screams, and the camera breaks away.

This is a weird thing to say on TV, but there's sort of an explanation. About two years ago, clips of people interrupting live TV news shots by uttering the phrase went viral. These clips were faked (much to the chagrin of Bro Bible readers). But then of course actual humans copied the hoaxster.

Back to McDade: she called police to the scene. LAPD told the Los Angeles Times that it wasn't considered an attack and the man didn't touch her but they are investigating it as a case of "disturbing the peace."

McDade shared a photo on Instagram showing her along with the police who responded: