"No, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, hell no!" That's what would've been our exact response if someone asked us if we would've done what ESPN's Jeremy Schaap did a short while ago in Manaus. While doing a live report on ABC, Schaap had two giant bugs called cicadas on him like it was nothing. At first, people thought dude was trying to get through the ordeal without making it a big deal, but the man himself eventually cleared it up on Twitter.
Hate to disappoint everyone. We PUT those bugs on my shoulder and microphone. If they'd just flown onto me, I would have shrieked.— Jeremy Schaap (@JeremySchaap) June 22, 2014
To show you how ridiculously large these cicadas can get, Schaap shared a couple tweets:
Our new friend. A true pro. pic.twitter.com/gHfxJIdoz2— Jeremy Schaap (@JeremySchaap) June 22, 2014
Why do we feel real itchy all of a sudden?!
[via For The Win]