A Mississippi man just drove up to Shaquille Brewster’s live shot and started screaming about covering the hurricane accurately pic.twitter.com/kHG0omBVSJ
— jordan (@JordanUhl) August 30, 2021
MSNBC correspondent Shaquille Brewster is currently trending after being verbally attacked on live television while reporting on Hurricane Ida.
As Brewster reported on the storm, a white pickup truck can be seen pulling up behind the shot and exited an irate man who confronted Brewster over his reporting. Brewster can be seen initially trying to ignore the man before he gets in his face and says, “report accurately.”
“Hey, hey, hey,” concerned anchor Craig Melvin said. “We’re going to check in with Shaq Brewster just to make sure all is well. There’s a lot of crazy out there, a lot of crazy.”
Not long after the incident, Brewster took to Twitter alerting everyone things were okay. Melvin updated the audience as well, “You probably saw or heard a few moments ago, one of our correspondents was disrupted by some wacky guy during his live shot there in Mississippi,” Melvin said. “Pleased to report that Shaquille Brewster is doing just fine. Shaq is OK.”