News anchors cringe after their weatherman quotes Rihanna lyrics on air

Mail Online | 8/16/2019 | Carly Stern For Dailymail.com
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A meteorologist's awkward attempt to quote Rihanna and inject a bit of fun into his weather report may have left some viewers cringing — and his colleagues were certainly mortified.

Earlier this week, meteorologist Adam Epstein was giving the the forecast for the week on Fox40 News in Sacramento, California when he turned to a pop culture reference to jazz things up.

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With scorching heat ahead, he advised viewers to stay out of the sun by quoting a lyric from a Rihanna song — but his delivery left the co-anchors back in the studio rolling their eyes.

Adam was broadcasting from the station's outdoor patio, and he used one of the patio umbrella's as a cue.

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'If you're in the sun, you might want to take a note from Rihanna, and stand under that umbrella, ella, ella, eh, eh, eh,' he said, slowly pronouncing each word in a serious tone of voice as he looked into the camera.

Off camera, a few giggles can be heard in the studio immediately after his cheesy report.

Co-anchors - Mae - Fesai - Pedro - Rivera

But co-anchors Mae Fesai and Pedro Rivera didn't look quite so amused, but more embarrassed.

Mae smiled uncomfortably, folding her arms in front of her and letting out a drawn out 'What?' followed by awkward laughter.

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