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Canadian reporter gets hilariously drenched on camera during segment

A Global News reporter in New Brunswick got more than she bargained for during a taped segment on how hot weather is affecting farmers in Atlantic Canada.

Senior correspondent Shelley Steeves was ironically reporting on drought conditions when the sprinkler crept up unexpectedly behind her, showering her with water.

Fortunately, Steeves managed to get out of the way before more damage was done — and judging from her social media posts, she's being a good sport about the whole thing.

"Sometimes you just need to be able to laugh at yourself," she captioned her Facebook post.

Naturally, Canadians couldn't resist chiming in on the unexpected (and hilarious) event.

"Occupational hazards of TV reporting you never thought of," one Montreal resident wrote.

"The anticipation makes it everything," another Canadian added. "I wonder how many people were screaming at their TVs, watch out!"

"2020 sneaking up behind you like..." yet another Canadian joked.

Thanks for sharing the video, Shelley Steeves. We all need a good chuckle these days.

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