Lovestruck pig pursues TV reporter live on air in Greece

Lovestruck pig pursues TV reporter live on air in Greece

A pig in Greece tried to steal the limelight from a journalist on Tuesday as he was doing a live broadcast.

The reporter spent his live shot during "Good Morning Greece" dodging a sow that just wouldn't leave him alone.

Greek journalist Lazos Mantikos would not have expected a pig to hinder his live reportage, but it did.

A colleague of Lazos from Good Morning Greece said, "Lazos, because it's a tragic issue and we are counting our wounds in Kineta, try and work things out with the female pig".

The show's host Giorgos Papadakis along with his co-hosts couldn't hold back their laughter as the reporter darted about and eventually out of camera range.

The hilarious video that went viral was shared with the caption, " Greek journo pestered by a pig while reporting on the recent floods in #Kinetta #Greece (sic)".

In line with CNN's translation, Mantikos was heard addressing studio anchor Giorgos Papadakis, in accordance with a translation by CNN. saying, "Good morning, we have an issue".

"Giorgos, would you be able to hear me?"

"Now let's go to Kineta where (people) have their wounds".

"Sorry guys, I can't stand (still) because it's biting me", Mantikos said, with the swine still nipping at his heels. "This is about (wanting) that one moment of fame. I have seen male and female pigs who look for a moment of fame", studio journalist said.

Three people died across Greece on Monday as storms battered the country, Reuters has reported.

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