World Cup 2018: Brazilian journalist yells at man who tried to kiss her

first_imgIn yet another embarrassing incident, a female journalist was nearly kissed by a man before she narrowly managed to dodge the act.The incident happened when a female reporter from Brazil was doing her duty at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia ahead of the Japan vs Senegal game in Yekaterinburg on Sunday.The reporter, Julia Guimaraes, took a strong stand against the harassment and immediately scolded the man who tried to kiss her cheek.”Never do this again, okay? I don’t allow you to do that. This is not polite. This is not right,” Guimaraes said as the entire incident was filmed.”Never do this. Never do this to a woman, OK? Respect,” she added.The man, who nearly executed his mischievous act, apologised saying “I am sorry” in the video that has gone viral on social media.Female reporter groped during live broadcast in RussiaA similar incident had happened few days ago in Russia when a female reporter from Spain was subjected to harassment by a man on June 16 as she was doing a live broadcast outside the Mordovia Arena.Ahead of the match between Peru and Denmark, the reporter was doing a live broadcast when she was groped and kissed by an unidentified man.2018 FIFA WORLD CUP: FULL COVERAGEWithout flinching, the reporter Julieth Gonzalez Theran continued with her report and completed the broadcast for Deutsche Welle’s Spanish news channel before coming out with her story later.Gonzalen Theran took to Instagram to share a video of that broadcast in which the incident happen. In the video, while Theran is speaking, a man runs up to her and kisses her on her cheek while appearing to touch her breasts. He then immediately ran away.advertisementFIXTURES | POINTS TABLEGonzalez Theran wrote on Instagram, “RESPECT! We do not deserve this deal. We are equally valuable and professional. I share the joy of football, but we must identify the limits of affection and harassment.””I had been at the scene for two hours to prepare for the broadcast and there had been no interruptions,” she added. “When we went live, this fan took advantage of the situation. But afterwards, when I checked to see if he was still there, he was gone.”According to her Instagram profile, Gonzalez Theran is based in Berlin.According to a report in Washington Post, Gonzalez Theran told Deutsche Welle, “Lots of people think that the reporter is only there to bring some color to the picture but we want to talk about systems and strategy.””For me it is an isolated incident,” she added. “There are always fans that compliment you and behave respectfully. This one went too far.”last_img

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