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Scottish National Party Leader Nicola Sturgeon is joined by the Party's Westminster group during a photocall in Victoria Tower Gardens on April 19, 2017 in London, England.
Scottish National Party Leader Nicola Sturgeon is joined by the Party's Westminster group during a photocall in Victoria Tower Gardens on April 19, 2017 in London, England. Jack Taylor/Getty Images

Scotland's First Minister Crashing a News Report About Herself Is the Internet's Latest Gift

Apr 20, 2017

It's not every day that a world leader happens to walk into the frame of a news report about herself, but for Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, Wednesday was that day.

As BBC News reporter Nick Eardley delivered an on-the-move breakdown of the challenges Sturgeon faces in the U.K.'s upcoming 2017 general election, the First Minister sauntered up behind the unwitting journalist. She then executed an epic videobomb by throwing her arm around Eardley's shoulder, earning a surprised, "hello," out of him.

For his part, Eardley — who was in the midst of reporting on Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson's comment that Scotland had reached "peak Nat" after the National Party lost seats in last year's parliament election — still managed a smile despite seeming genuinely taken aback by Sturgeon's interruption.

Watch the clip below.

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