Monday, September 20, 2010
MONDAY VIRAL VID - WOMAN TAKES WATERMELON HEADSHOT - FULL BLAST FULL FORCE FROM A CATAPULT...OUCH!
A US woman has become an inadvertent internet star after she catapulted a watermelon into her own face on television. A clip of the accident on reality TV show The Amazing Race has already notched up 1.3 million hits on YouTube. In the video, Claire, a home shopping network host, is trying to hit armoured knights with watermelons using a medieval-style catapult. Just before the watermelon is launched her eager coach shouts: "Right in the Kisser, show that knight who's boss." She pulls the catapult as far back as she can, but when she releases it the contraption backfires, hitting her full in the face. The watermelon explodes sending the woman flying on her back - but she appeared to be remarkably unscathed by the incident. "I can't feel my face - I have the worst headache," she complained to her game show partner Brook who replies: "You have to finish." Claire, clearly shocked, responds: "What? I can't even see straight." The Amazing Race is a reality game show in which teams of two people race around the world in competition for a top prize of $1m.