MSNBC Anchor Craig Melvin Reveals Story Behind TD Jakes’ ‘Totally Unscripted’ Viral On-Air Prayer


MSNBC anchor Craig Melvin recently sent a viral shockwave through the cable news and internet realms when he randomly asked the Bishop T.D. Jakes to pray on live TV.

In an interview with The Pure Flix Podcast, Melvin revealed that the incredibly viral moment was “totally unscripted” and that he hadn’t told producers beforehand.

“We got to the end of the segment … in that moment it felt like we could collectively use a little prayer,” the NBC and MSNBC host said. “And he was there and I was there and, without giving my producer or directors a heads up, I asked him to bow and pray.”

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SOURCE: Charisma News, Billy Hallowell