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Close shave! BBC presenter 'bleeds his way' through a live interview after cutting his chin with a 'cheap razor' Simon Jack, 48, was left bleeding on Tuesday after shaving with a 'cheap razor' Viewers were left distracted by a cut on his chin that bled throughout the report  Footage shows the BBC correspondent dab his chin with a tissue while on air  He joked about the mishap, tweeting on the 'perils' of shaving before going live

By Katie Weston For Mailonline

Published: 13:11 GMT, 15 January 2020 | Updated: 13:14 GMT, 15 January 2020

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This is the moment a BBC presenter was left bleeding on live television after shaving with a 'cheap razor'.

BBC news correspondent Simon Jack was giving a report on Tuesday about the Government's plan to rescue struggling British airline Flybe, but viewers were left distracted by a cut on his chin.

Footage shows Mr Jack 'bleeding his way' through the report, dabbing the cut with a tissue.

Simon Jack (left), a BBC news correspondent, was left bleeding on live television after shaving with a 'cheap razor'. Mr Jack dabbed the cut with a tissue at one point during the report

Simon Jack (left), a BBC news correspondent, was left bleeding on live television after shaving with a 'cheap razor'. Mr Jack dabbed the cut with a tissue at one point during the report

The news correspondent was giving a report on Tuesday about the Government's plan to rescue struggling British airline Flybe

The news correspondent was giving a report on Tuesday about the Government's plan to rescue struggling British airline Flybe 

Following the unfortunate mishap, Mr Jack tweeted: 'The perils of shaving with a cheap razor before doing a live. Bled my way through a two way on the one o'clock news.'

BBC presenter Simon McCoy replied: 'The director's cut.'

Another Twitter user wrote: 'You're lucky it

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