May 17th, 2006 by

LONDON (Reuters) – The BBC has revealed that a bewildered man it interviewed live on TV in the mistaken belief he was the editor of a technology website was, quite literally, “the wrong Guy.”

He was Guy Goma, a graduate from central Africa, who had gone to the BBC’s News 24 studios for a job interview.

Goma sat down in the BBC reception and waited to be called for the interview. A producer greeted him, led him to a studio, seated him on a stool and clipped a microphone to his lapel.

A business [reporter] then introduced the clearly startled Goma as the editor of a technology website and asked if he was surprised by computer company Apple’s victory in a trademark dispute with The Beatles’ Apple Corp. … (more)

Video here.

Addendum: haha I really hope the poor guy gets the job he came to interview for. His initial reaction is hilarious when they present him as an editor. However, kudos to him for attempting to answer the questions and not freak out and run off set.

One Response to “awesome”

  1. syd Says:

    hahaha, that’s awesome!!!

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