The second debate between the conservative candidates for the head of the British Government, Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss, was urgently interrupted this Tuesday due to a “medical problem” in the television studio. The presenter fainted and collapsed on the lectern she was using.
The debate, organized by the newspaper “The Sun” and the new channel “TalkTV”, faced Truss and Sunak with questions from several readers of the newspaper and the moderator of the space, Kate McCann, when suddenly a loud noise was heard on broadcast.
The foreign minister, who was being targeted by the camera, yelled “oh my god!” and she threw her hands to her face with a gesture of horror.
Immediately afterwards, the candidate to relieve the prime minister, Boris Johnson, approached the place where the presenter was, at which time the broadcast was cut off.
A spokesman for the group News UK – owner of the “Sun” told the British media that the event was due to a “medical problem”, and expressed the hope that the face-to-face could resume soon.
According to BBCciting “a well-informed source,” the debate host fainted and collapsed on the lectern she was using.
At the time of the incident, both candidates were talking about Ukraine in this new duel, after yesterday’s harsh debate on the BBC.
It is still unknown if the broadcast will be able to continue after what happened.
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