MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts broke down on-air Friday while reporting live from Charleston, South Carolina, and the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church where nine people were massacred earlier this week. And it happened as hordes of people who joined Glenn Beck for a prayer vigil showed up at the church.
As the bond was being set for accused killer Dylann Roof, Roberts described the scene of a mass of people showing up and singing. Unbeknownst to him, it seems, that crowd was at least in part the work of Glenn Beck, who flew down to pray in Charleston and invited people to meet him nearby. Beck can even be seen walking in the background of Roberts’ TV shot at one point
MSNBC Anchor Breaks Down During Live Report When He Hears Group of People Singing Hymns Outside Charleston Church
Thomas Roberts becomes overcome with emotion during his report on the bond hearing for the Charleston Shooter. Watch as he hears the sound of a group of people singing outside the AME church where the shooting took place