Mika is left purple confronted as he makes double blunder whereas internet hosting Eurovision Tune Contest… as Graham Norton leaps in to right him
The 38-year-old took to the inexperienced room to talk to among the contestants collaborating within the contest, however by accident misintroduced two nations.
Awkward: Mika, 38, was left barely purple confronted as he made a double blunder whereas internet hosting Eurovision Tune Contest on Saturday in Turin, Italy
The phase received off to a constructive begin, because the Grace Kelly singer made his method to the Portugal camp to talk to their performer, Maro, however started to take a downward flip when Mika moved on.
Speaking to the digital camera, the star stated ‘Over right here we have got Spain,’ whereas approaching Romania’s contestant WRS.
In a leap to repair his error, Mika rapidly corrected ‘Oh no it isn’t Spain, we have got Romania’.
Saviour: Commentator Graham Norton leapt in to right the singer in the course of the errors
Not fairly: Whereas approaching Romania’s contestant WRS, Mika by accident referred to as them Spain
However the repair wasn’t fast sufficient to go over Graham’s head, who started to snort on the voice over, stating ‘that is not Chanel,’ who’s representing Spain.
And whereas the error was rapidly brushed over, it wasn’t lengthy earlier than the second of the part got here – as Mika launched the subsequent act as Holland, regardless of The Netherlands having already carried out earlier within the night.
Stepping in to make a correction, Graham stated ‘No it isn’t, it is Poland, Holland aren’t even in it’ with Mika wanting visibly confused.
Good begin: Issues had been going properly because the singer spoke to Maro, who was representing Portugal in the course of the night
The presenter caught on fast, and exclaimed ‘That is Poland’ after the correction, because the digital camera minimize to the efficiency.
Regardless of the mishap, Graham and Mika appeared to be having an fulfilling night time – even grinning for a snap collectively earlier within the night.
Naming the commentator a ‘true legend’, Mika took to Twitter to share the shot, writing: ‘Look who I ran into backstage! A real legend of @eurovision! So good to see you once more @grahnort #eurovision.’
Mika actually regarded the half for the televised contest, donning a scorching pink tailor-made go well with for the extravagant occasion.
It was a change from his earlier ensemble, which was a go well with of an identical type in a cream color, as he co-hosted the night alongside Alessandro Cattelan and Laura Pausini.
Star energy: He had on an extended white tie which he wore undone over his shoulders as he ready to co-host the competition with Alessandro Cattelan and Laura Pausini