A news anchor kept her cool after she lost a tooth live on air, caught it and continued presenting.
Marichka Padalko’s tooth came loose as she was broadcasting on the coronavirus crisis.
With consummate professionalism, the mother-of-three kept her composure and moved her right hand to her mouth to catch the tooth without pausing in her newscast.
A television presenter in Ukraine kept her poise when she suffered a dental disaster live on air. Padalko moved her hand over her mouth to move the tooth (pictured) before continuing the show
Pictured: Padalko as she continues the show with a tooth missing. Many viewers did not know that anything was amiss
Many viewers did not know anything was amiss even though her gap was visible.
But beauty blogger Ekulka spotted the star’s fang faux pas and posted about it.
The TSN presenter, 44, replied later: ‘Yes, I really lost part of my front tooth today during the live TSN broadcast at 9am.
The TSN presenter, 44, replied later: ‘Yes, I really lost part of my front tooth today during the live TSN broadcast at 9am’
‘This is probably my most curious experience in 20 years as a presenter.’
A colleague told her: ‘You reacted as if you lose your teeth every day.’
Padalko has had previous experience of the unexpected happening.
In 2013, she was live on air when she found herself reporting on her politician husband Yehor Soboliev’s detection at a Kyiv protest rally.