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Have You Been Caught Primping When You Shouldn't Be?

Have You Been Caught Primping When You Shouldn't Be?

Most of you voted that applying loads of makeup in public is tacky. But have you ever been caught primping at an inappropriate time? Check out MSNBC anchor Contessa Brewer, and pay attention when the camera switches to her.

Heh! Contessa played this off as best as possible, but, oof, talk about awkward. I can't stop giggling at the transition from surprise to the "I am a serious journalist" face. Has something like this ever happened to you? If so, how did you handle it?

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Sabrina-L Sabrina-L 9 years
She should have ducked under the desk!
rivrchild rivrchild 9 years
Oh robinesque, do you really think the cameramen care about Contessa? I can't stand her, and if I were the cameraman I would try to expose news anchors for what they really are. Heartless narcissists who don't give a da@mn about anything else but their gorgeous mug! (I'm only half-kidding...)
robinesque robinesque 9 years
maryfmorrison maryfmorrison 9 years
Everyday I get caught at work. I didn't know it was so taboo.
Danigirl77 Danigirl77 9 years
Yeah... I have been caught at work... Once on a date... I was in the car waiting for him ... so I decided to gloss it up... and he came back a little faster than I thought. SOOO yeah
SugarCat SugarCat 9 years
I've gotten caught reglossing at work plenty of times, oops!
courtney422 courtney422 9 years
OH gosh, what was she thinking! At least she wasn't picking her nose or blotting her face oil! hahah
natashadurel natashadurel 9 years
=]] that was funny
ces016 ces016 9 years
amber_castaldo amber_castaldo 9 years
That was so funny. OOps
Baby-Girl Baby-Girl 9 years
I'm sure she'll switch to a long wear lipstick now.
febe febe 9 years
wtf?? why would you do that?? she's suppossed to pay attention to the breaking news, not her face. idiots :OY:
msmiller msmiller 9 years
That clip was hilarious. I sit in the front of my office and i've been caught putting on make up. i mean really putting it on- like i didn't have time to apply it at home. i got caught and it was embarrassing especially since i was half done.
gruaig_rua gruaig_rua 9 years
Busted! Haha!
veronicaraye veronicaraye 9 years
oh well....hahaha, she played it off..
SparklinSeahorSe SparklinSeahorSe 9 years
haha whoops! i work reception part-time and once i was attempting to reattach one of my lashes holding a compact mirror when my boss came out into the lobby!
pinkdragonfly pinkdragonfly 9 years
I not a big public primper but this video is so funny! Haha busted!!
glam-sugar glam-sugar 9 years
Yikes! I'd be embarrassed if I were her! I've been caught reapplying gloss at work. It's not a big deal to my boss plus I have to keep my gloss on. I do have my own office though so it's not like I'm around other people.
Calimie Calimie 9 years
Lol, poor woman! Her noddings in sympathy to the serious news are terribly funny. I always go to a bathroom to check make-up though I used to apply lip gloss in the middle of the street. I guesst that if I don't knwo anyone they don't count.
monearla monearla 9 years
Yep, that is embarassing. I am always whipping out my mirror in the staff room to make sure I don't look oily, as well as other women in the office. Our boss talked about it in a staff meeting already but, whatever. I don't want to go to a classroom looking oily!
angelinemarie angelinemarie 9 years
embarrassing ahahha
AParker AParker 9 years
I had a teacher yell at me for obsessively looking into a mirror during class. My response? The truth: "There's a big cut on my tongue and now it's bleeding. Can I go rinse my mouth?" :P
UrbanBohemian UrbanBohemian 9 years
We had a substitute teacher at my arts conservatory one day, and a girl was putting lipstick on in the back row while the teacher called her name while taking attendance. When she saw her putting her makeup on, she ripped into her saying that putting makeup on during her class is disrespectful and a show of not paying any attention. It was scary, and it made me think twice about putting on makeup in class, even though we had her only once!
i-am-elle i-am-elle 9 years
Haha. That's what I loved about working at Sephora. I was allowed to primp whenever I wanted!
emma- emma- 9 years
What I found truly funny is how serious she tries to appear after the obvious faux pas as if she was truly concerned about what was being said.
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