Bill O'Reilly Flips Out on YouTube.

Bill O'Reilly is an American television and radio host, author, syndicated columnist and self-described "traditionalist" political commentator. He is the host of the cable news program The O'Reilly Factor on the conservative Fox News Channel.

He has come under criticism as a reporter for distorting facts and using misleading or erroneous statistics and has had disputes with a variety of famous people, among others, George Clooney, 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg, Ludacris, David Letterman and Jessica Alba. He is not well liked.

Here he is caught off-camera freaking out because he cannot understand the teleprompter.

"Okay I don't know what that is. Whatever it is, it's not right on the teleprompter. I don't know what that is. I've never seen that. Naa! I can't read it, there's no words on it. There's no words there 'To play us out', what does that mean 'To play us out'? The studio personnel tell O'Reilly that they will be playing a Sting video to end the show. When O'Reilly attempts a shout out, he loses his cool and says that they will do it live. "We'll do it live! (expletive) I'll write it and we'll do it live! F**ing thing sucks!".
In the final frames he has regained his composure and ends the show with a smile, his nostrils still flared in annoyance.

To view the video look up Bill O'Reilly Flips Out on YouTube.

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