Shauna Hunt had had enough.
The City News reporter was interviewing Toronto FC fans outside BMO Field on Sunday evening when a nearby heckler shouted obscenities in her mic’s direction:
“F— her right in the p—-,” he shouted, interrupting Hunt’s interview.
The so-called “F— her right in the p—-!” prank — or “FHRITP” — is one in which passersby shout the vulgar phrase in hearing distance of on-air reporters.
Instead of ignoring the fan’s abusive language, Hunt turned to the group of intoxicated men and confronted them on camera.
“I get this every single day, 10 times a day, by rude guys like you,” Hunt told them. “When you talk into my microphone and say that into my camera to viewers at the station I work at, it’s disrespectful and degrading to me.”
The exchange when viral online. Toronto FC is now working to identify the men in question. They will receive lifetime bans from all MLSE facilities.
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