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It's summer, and this means lots of creepy crawlies fly out of the woodwork - literally.
For reporter KTLA reporter Mary Beth McDade, 'twas the seventh level of hell.
The California-based journalist had been preparing for a segment in the evening when a large cockroach made a surreptitious dive for her.
Reporter Mary Beth McDade
Ahhhhh: Flying cockroach jumps on @mcdade_mb before her live shot on the @KTLA 5 News at 10p! #RoachBomb https://t.co/ZjbC8NDMuv — Marcus Smith (@Marcus Smith)
Greg, a man from behind the camera came to try and get the cockroach off, realised it was in area off-limits to anyone other than a significant other, and went away again.
And though she tried to compose herself, we’re not sure Mary managed it.
HT Marcus Wilson-Smith/Twitter
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