‘F**k my life’ – 9 NEWS reporter Lana Murphy drops F-bomb on air

There have been red faces all round as a blooper is played to air on the news.

Alicia Loxley caught off guard after a reporter drops the F-bomb

Channel 9’s Melbourne 4pm news has accidentally played an out-take during the local afternoon news.

It’s not unusual for reporters to pre-record their ‘live’ crosses for the afternoon edition, but making sure the correct version goes to air is key.

Reporter Lana Murphy had presumably recorded multiple takes of her ‘look live’ regarding COVID-19.

The story had been edited with overlay and grabs, but right at the end of Murphy’s stand-up she stumbled over her words and proclaimed:

“F*ck my life”

Knowing she was not live-to-air, Murphy started to fix her hair before the control room switched back to presenter Alicia Loxley who quickly moved onto the next story.

You can watch the clip in the player below:

Nine later apologised over the incident.

We suggest the editors look at the entire package next time…

Robert McKnight
"Leading TV commentator" - The Daily Telegraph | "Known for his impeccable sources in the TV industry" - The Daily Mail | Robert McKnight is a highly regarded Australian Television Producer having worked at SEVEN, NINE and TEN during his 25 years in the industry. Publicly he is most well-known for creating and producing STUDIO 10 but has worked on Sunrise, The Morning Show plus other prime time productions in addition to creating award-winning news campaigns for both 7 News and 9 News. Currently Rob is the host and producer of the TV Blackbox, McKnight Tonight and Monsters Who Murder podcasts plus host & Executive Producer of the video streaming show The Ben, Rob & Robbo show
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