Today Show by accident tells viewers music legend Bob Dylan has DIED earlier than host Richard Wilkins is pressured to apologise – bringing again reminiscences of his notorious Jeff Goldblum mistake
- Today Show mistakenly claims Bob Dylan had handed away in large blunder
- The discuss present was reporting on Dylan memorabilia that had offered at public sale
- A caption over the transferring montage of photographs referred to Dylan as a ‘late singer’
- Host Richard Wilkins apologised for the fake pas thirty minutes after the gaffe
The Today Show has been pressured to apologise after mistakenly referring to legendary musician Bob Dylan as being deceased.
The widespread discuss present had been delivering a section on Sunday morning concerning the latest auctioning of Dylan’s memorabilia at Boston, within the United States.
The treasured cache was snapped up for $495,000 on Thursday and included unpublished track lyrics and interviews from 1971 that exposed hit track ‘Lay Lady Lay’ was impressed by Barbara Streisand.
Today Show had been airing a montage of clips of Dylan when it referred to him as a ‘late singer’ on the backside of the display implying he had handed away.
‘Bob Dylan Letters,’ the caption learn. ‘Late singer’s paperwork promote for $495 thousand.’
The fake pas went undetected for half-an-hour earlier than host Richard ‘Dickie’ Wilkins apologised.
The Today Show has been pressured to apologise after mistakenly telling viewers music legend Bob Dylan had handed away (pictured, host Richard Wilkins apologised for the blunder half-an-hour later)
Today Show had been airing a montage of clips of Dylan when it included a blunder in its caption (pictured, the caption refers to Bob Dylan as a ‘late singer’ implying he had handed away)
‘We have to make a correction. About half an hour in the past, within the leisure chat we incorrectly ran a banner in your display about Bob Dylan. It was false. We apologise for any confusion.’
This shouldn’t be the primary time the Today Show has mistakenly declared the demise of a celeb.
Wilkins was left red-faced in 2009 after reporting Hollywood A-lister Jeff Goldblum had handed away after a freak accident whereas filming a film in New Zealand.
‘All I’ve is in entrance of me a report saying the New Zealand police are saying Jeff Goldblum fell from a cliff to his demise whereas filming in New Zealand,’ he mentioned.
‘I’m unsure the place, I have not had an opportunity to test it out.
‘Hollywood actor and all spherical good man, everybody who comes into contact with Jeff Goldblum all the time says what bloke he has been in.’
The discuss present performed a transferring montage of Goldblum highlighting his highest achievements within the movie trade.
It didn’t take lengthy for the producers to understand the rumours have been baseless.
Pop-star Michael Jackson had handed away on the identical day and trolls had unfold rumours that Goldblum had died as properly.
Dylan’s treasured cache was snapped up for $495,000 and included unpublished track lyrics and interviews from 1971 that exposed hit track ‘Lay Lady Lay’ was impressed by Barbara Streisand
Wilkins was left red-faced in 2009 after reporting Hollywood A-lister Jeff Goldblum had handed away after a freak accident whereas filming a film in New Zealand
Host Karl Stefanovic shortly apologised for the huge blunder.
‘We simply heard by way of Twitter that Jeff Goldblum’s demise was introduced as a hoax in an try to drive web visitors to their website,’ he mentioned.
Wilkins interviewed Goldblum seven years later the place the 2 laughed off the blunder.
Wilkins started: ‘Sir, it is nice to have you ever within the nation, pretty to see you again in your toes,’ earlier than including: ‘Er, sorry about that!
Goldblum replied: ‘Think nothing of it, completely comprehensible. Could occur to the most effective of them – which you might be.’
Wilkins interviewed Goldblum seven years later the place the 2 laughed off the blunder