Toddler gives news anchor the runaround

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"When children take over your desk when you're halfway through an interview".

After introducing viewers to mom and her son George, Stewart gestured to the little girl, who was already wandering around the set.

But it was George's little sister, Iris, who stole the show - literally - when she started her attempts to climb upon the studio desk.

The presenter informed viewers the toddler "will do whatever she chooses to do for the next couple of minutes", before continuing with the interview.

News anchor Alastair Stewart was presenting Wednesday's edition of the news when he was interrupted.

The hilarious incident is reminiscent of the interview with South Korean expert Robert Kelly, which was gatecrashed by his two young children. Even as the interview finished, Iris was determined to carry on.

She climbed up onto Stewart's desk, partially blocking him from the camera's view, then rocked back and forth while waving her hands in the air.

Having managed to retain his composure throughout the broadcast, the veteran newscaster joked at the end of the segment: 'Mary Nightingale, I think, will have a more peaceful time at 6.30.

While past year, This Morning hosts Ruth Langsford and Eamonn Holmes did well to keep straight faces after a toddler wet herself live on air.

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