Watch: NBC News reporter angrily confronted by 'some wacky guy' while covering Hurricane Ida in Mississippi

Watch: NBC News reporter angrily confronted by 'some wacky guy' while covering Hurricane Ida in Mississippi
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NBC News reporter Shaquille Brewster was in Mississippi covering Hurricane Ida on August 30 when an angry man jumped out of a pickup truck and began yelling at Brewster and his crew.

It's unclear exactly why the man was angry with Brewster, and Brewster's colleague, Craig Melvin, was clearly disturbed by the incident. But minutes later, Melvin told viewers that Brewster was OK.


Melvin informed viewers, "You probably saw or heard, a few moments ago, one of our correspondents was disrupted by some wacky guy, during his live shot there in Mississippi. I'm pleased to report that Shaquille Brewster is doing just fine. Shaq is OK."

Here are some reactions to the incident:



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