When you’re a news anchor, it’s important to keep a professional attitude on the air. But sometimes, unexpected happenings like a sour artichoke dip can make it tough to keep a straight face. Just ask the Global News Anchor news team, who collectively did a spit-take when asked to try a homemade artichoke dip by Calgary news anchor Leslie Horton.
“It’s not that bad,” the meteorologist said, and then spit it out. “It’s — the vinegar.”
“But there’s no vinegar!” she said.
“It burns,” anchor Amber Schinkel kept saying.
The video of this awkward moment has gone viral, and since then, Horton finally figured out the problem with her ill-fated holiday dip:
Apparently the key is to NOT use pickled artichokes!! @MoonLghtwrkrs
— Leslie Horton (@global_leslie) December 16, 2016
You can watch the full video of the on-air goof below: