Watch: Son interrupts New Zealand minister’s interview, waves phallic carrot

WION Web Team
Wellington Published: Aug 31, 2021, 05:56 PM(IST)

Minister for Social Development Carmel Sepuloni gets interrupted by her son during live interview. Photograph:( Twitter )

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In what turned out to be another embarrassing moment for a public figure in New Zealand, son of a cabinet minister interrupted her live TV interview, which was being held on video call, by entering the room excitedly along with a phallic carrot

In what turned out to be another embarrassing moment for a public figure in New Zealand, son of a cabinet minister interrupted her live TV interview, which was being held on video call, by entering the room excitedly along with a phallic carrot.  

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Carmel Sepuloni, the minister for social development, is the latest victim in the country after New Zealand’s COVID-19 response minister Chris Hipkins recently made 'Spread your legs' error while updating the country live on the coronavirus outbreak.  

Sepuloni was giving a live Zoom interview to Radio Samoa when the incident occurred. When the interview was underway, her grinning son entered the room by opening the door behind her while holding a deformed carrot he had found in groceries at home.  

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The incident made several people burst out in laughter in the video and elsewhere. It has gone viral and has already got 61,800 views.  

The video is a top-shelf addition to the home online interviews gone horribly wrong list because of interruption by irrepressible children spending more time at home, all thanks to lockdown imposed by COVID-19 pandemic.

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With a video of the incident, Sepuloni tweeted, “That moment when you’re doing a LIVE interview via Zoom & your son walks into the room shouting & holding a deformed carrot shaped like a male body part. Yes, we were almost wrestling over a carrot on camera, and yes, I’m laughing about it now but wasn’t at the time!” 

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