BBC apologizes for showing pic of a graphic doodle on Prince William's head

The BBC is probably damning eagle-eye and wide-awake viewers of their BBC Breakfast show on Thursday morning, as they have been forced to apologize for accidentally showing an image of Prince William with a penis doodled on his head.

The image briefly flashed while they were airing a music video by comedy quartet Barbershopera, singing "Could Have Married Kate", as a part of segment promoting the group's appearance on the show.

The image of Prince William not only had a penis drawn on his head, but he was also featured with a curly moustache, a soul patch and a pair of glasses, and the de rigueur blacked out teeth.

The graphic doodle was apparently been missed by BBC editors, but was spotted by several viewers who wasted no time in tweeting comments about the offending image

"Yup, that's a penis on Prince William's head. Outrageous."

"Just watching BBC Breakfast and they showed a pic of prince William with a drawn on willy on his head".

“Wow bbc breakfast just showed a picture of prince William with a penis drawn on his head.”

Dear BBC Breakfast. The trail for 'Barbershopera' just showed a cartoon drawing of a penis on Prince William's head. Please be more careful."

The BBC apologized for the oversight saying that the "offending material" was not produced by them, which is true because the original video was uploaded by Barbershopera on YouTube in 2011.

"This image was shown fleetingly during a promotional song video for Barbershopera, a humorous barbershop group, who were appearing later on in the programme," a BBC spokeswoman said.

"The material was provided by Barbershopera but we failed to spot the offending material within it. We apologise for this."

Earlier last month BBC commentator John Inverdale had to apologize to Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli, for his crass remark after saying she was "never going to be a looker", while she was preparing for the final.


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