CNN Anchor Poppy Harlow passes out on live TV

poppy harlow fainted on cnn

CNN anchor Poppy Harlow fainted on live TV on Monday and then she recovered to let her fans know both mom and baby were doing fine.

Just as Harlow began a story about US President Barack Obama an on-air graphic filled the screen. Harlow began slurring her words, breathing irregularly, and then fell silent.

Viewers immediately noticed the strange event and started tweeting about the incident.

Later, the newswoman returned on-air and addressed the incident.

“For all of you on Twitter asking if I’m OK, thank you so much,” Harlow said. “I got a little hot and I passed out for a moment. I am fine.”

After heading to the hospital for a proper checkup Harlow tweeted to her fans:

Here’s Poppy Harlow’s scary moment and her quick recovery.


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Peter Mondrose

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