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Dan Walker breaks BBC Breakfast set as he recreates TikTok dance in funny clip

BBC Breakfast's Dan Walker attempt at recreating viral TikTok dance live on TV ended miserably when he accidentally punched out a studio light with his arm.

The origina amusing clip showed BBC freelance journalist Katie Wong and her friends and has racked up more than a million views,

Dan decided to do his own version but as he busted moves to the iconic BBC theme tune, the clumsy presenter struck the light with his arm, and was left with a sore hand.

While's Dan's blunder left him feeling embarrassed, viewers were howling with laughter and took to social media to make jibes at him.

One said: "Love it Dan walker, you have made my day."

Another said: "@BBCBreakfast that was tv gold with @mrdanwalker best watch for months. Made me howl with laughter. #danwalker."

"How good is Dan Walker on the BBC," a third wrote

"Gets a bit boring sometimes when @piersmorgan keeps interrupting a hapless MP! Switched over to watch hapless Dan Walker!"

And even BBC Breakfast joined in with ribbing of Dan who also presents the NFL show.

The BBC Breakfast Twitter account wrote: "Maybe stick to the day job @mrdanwalker."

At the start of Katie's clip, three women are seen acting casually, before one called Thao bends down to tie her shoelaces.

Another named Amy then sniffs her armpit as Katie stands with her hand on her hip.

The girls then erupt into dance when the BBC News theme plays.

They then throw lots of shapes in time to the beat, before striking a dramatic pose as the song ends.

The trio say they are 'overwhelmed' by the success of the video.

Katie spilled to the BBC how she come up with the moves, saying remembered a work colleague dancing to the Channel 4 News theme tune because it was catchy.

She said: "I remembered that moment for so many years, so I said to [Amy and Thao] that we should dance to the news titles!

"Now that people are following me and it's become so big, I've suddenly taken it upon myself to become the ambassador of dancing to news titles."

BBC Breakfast continues with Dan Walker tomorrow at 6am on BBC.

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