Pilar Vera The Ecuadorean reporter who was harassed by a Flamengo fan while covering the Libertadores da América finalShe said she was calm about what happened last Friday night in Guayaquil, Ecuador.
in conversation with splash, the journalist said she took the Brazilian’s position as a joke from someone who was happy. “It was totally a joke, I got it that way.”
Pilar was preparing a report when she was interrupted by a man in a flamingo shirt. He began to annoy the journalist, who tried to flee the approach. The fan put his arm around the neck of the Ecuadorean and asked her to marry him.
“We were very happy and it was just a joke,” said Pilar, a social media reporter for the municipal tourism company in the Ecuadorean city.
“It was our pleasure [equatorianos] Being a host for the Brazilians. Nothing else happened. On the contrary, I was happy to visit the Brazilian fans.”
When asked about the negative reflexion caused by the event, she made it clear that she was not aware of the harassment discussion and asked the report what was being said.
He concluded by saying, “Everything is fine.”
Pilar Vera posted in her social networks what happened and commented with humor on what happened. “It was the most eternal of seconds and I said: Swallow me to the ground,” wrote the journalist who, even taking it as a joke, showed that she was frightened when the flamingo approached her.
In September this year, A Flamengo fan has been arrested for harassing ESPN reporter Jessica Dias. During a report on the semi-finals of the Libertadores in Argentina, the man kissed the face of the journalist without permission.
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