Apology Made after Man Harasses Radio-Canada Reporter on Live TV

A reporter received an unwanted embrace during a live report at Osheaga

A Radio-Canada reporter was kissed at Osheaga while she was delivering a report on live TV. Journalist Valerie-Micaela Bain was faced with the unwanted contact during her report and responded by immediately pushing the unidentified man away and continuing on with her broadcast.

The incident happens at about the 35 second mark in the video below, which Bain shared on Facebook.

Posted by Valerie-Micaela Bain on Friday, August 4, 2017

 
Following the event, Bain posted to Facebook in an attempt to track him down. The man eventually responded to Bain with a full apology, which she posted on social media without revealing his identity.

“I would like to find the right words to express regret and the feeling of shame that I live in the aftermath of yesterday’s events,” reads the apology. “I disrespected you personally, by imposing on you in front of your audience.”

Read the full letter in Bain’s post below.

Depuis l'incident survenu à Osheaga vendredi, j'ai reçu des centaines de témoignages d'appuis de mes collègues et des…

Posted by Valerie-Micaela Bain on Monday, August 7, 2017

 
Feature photo courtesy Valerie-Micaela Bain via Facebook.