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MSNBC Host to Jesse Jackson: 'Hi, Al Sharpton'

Reverend looks miffed after Contessa Brewer flubs his name
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 22, 2009 9:24 AM CDT

(Newser) – In a stunningly awkward clip going viral as we speak, MSNBC host Contessa Brewer accidentally introduces guest Jesse Jackson as, “the Reverend Al Sharpton.” When Jackson gives the camera a priceless you-gotta-be-kidding-me glare and corrects her, Brewer hastily blames the script and apologizes, saying “I know who you are Rev. Jackson, we all do.” Aren’t you glad we have YouTube to record moments like this for posterity? (Read more Jesse Jackson stories.)

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