Reporter files complaint after comedian appears to lick him during TV hit: report

A Canadian reporter filed a police complaint Wednesday, claiming that a comedian licked him while he was reporting live on TV, according to a report.

Chris Glover, of CBC Toronto, was covering a story at a Toronto comedy club Tuesday evening when a man – who was later identified as Boyd Banks – was seen approaching him from behind. The man appears to hover over Glover’s shoulders for a few moments before he allegedly licked his left ear.

Glover wrapped up the story, telling host Dwight Drummond: "Things are getting a little awkward out here, so I'm going to pass it back to you Dwight."

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The alleged incident has since gone viral on social media, the CBC reported.

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Reached by phone by CBC Radio’s “As It Happens,” on Wednesday, Banks apologized for his actions saying, “I am an idiot … I want to apologize to the stand-up community in Canada and of course the reporter, who was doing his job."