A guest's attempt to silence his phone after it rang in the middle of a live broadcast was not as subtle as he may have hoped.
IT'S JUST TOO NASTY. IT'S A SPORT OF UGLINESS. I'D PULL OUT OF IT. I WOULDN'T HAVE THE STOMACH FOR IT.
>> JULIA ROBERTS WITH MATT LAUER THIS MORNING ON "TODAY."
>>> NOW TO ANOTHER OCCUPATIONAL HAZARD, ALL OF US WHO MAKE OUR LIVING IN LIVE TELEVISION HAVE HAD TO DEAL WITH THE OCCASIONAL PROBLEM OF A RINGING CELL PHONE. TURNING IT OFF OR ON MUTE IS ALWAYS BEST, BUT WE FORGET AND THEN WE HAVE TO DEAL WITH IT IN OUR OWN WAY. A YOUTUBE VIDEO'S NOW CIRCULATING FROM SOUTHEAST ASIA. IT SHOWS A MAN ON TELEVISION DEALING WITH IT IN HIS OWN WAY. [ SPEAKING IN A FOREIGN LANGUAGE ]