Blooper Backpedaling When It’s Revealed Anchor Has MS

By Andrew Gauthier 

The Huffington Post

Keith Olbermann apologized to Houston news anchor Melanie Lawson Wednesday night on “Countdown,” just one day after airing an embarrassing clip that showed Lawson falling out of her chair during a live broadcast.

The reason for Olbermann’s apology? It turns out that Lawson has multiple sclerosis, which might help to explain the incident. According to a mutual friend of both the MSNBC host and the anchor, Lawson has used a cane for years.


But it appears that MSNBC wasn’t the only cable news network to air the video. More…