UPDATE, 11:24 AM: The latest TV clash between UK PM hopefuls Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss came to an abrupt halt today after presenter Kate McCann fainted on-air.
The recently launched conservative channel Talk TV from Rupert Murdoch announced the end of the debate mere minutes after viewers heard a loud crash off camera.
The incident occurred as current Foreign Secretary Truss was answering a question in the debate — as you can see in video below.
While producers tried to figure out what to do about the second face-off between the ex-cabinet colleagues, former Chancellor Sunak and frontrunner Truss wasted no time in taking their respective pitches in the high stakes showdown to the nearest voters they could find. As Spectator deputy political editor editor Katy Balls made clear from the London TV studio:
Both candidates also offered their best to Talk TV political editor McCann.