Wednesday, May 17, 2006

BBC Mistakes Cabbie For Net Expert & Broadcasts Interview

"A computer expert has spoken of his astonishment at seeing a taxi driver interviewed on BBC television news in the mistaken belief it was him.

The cabbie, who has not been named, gamely attempted to answer questions fired at him by BBC consumer affairs correspondent Karen Bowerman."

Check out that ohh-i-am-so-screwed look on the cabbie face at the beginning of the interview when he realised what was going on.

Get the full story and watch the video here

Updated: The wrong guy, Guy Goma, is actually not a taxi driver, but a business graduate waiting for a job interview for an IT job with the BBC. It turns out that he was being ushered into a wrong interview..

Source: Blog of the real guy, Guy J Kewney