Maybe his precious teleprompter malfunctioned and he was forced to think on his feet?

NBC News correspondent Gabe Gutierrez lived through every news person’s worst nightmare when he blanked out several times during a live shot from Alabama. Guiterrez was doing the live shot Monday night during a segment on Alabama senate candidate Roy Moore’s sexual assault allegations. After a portion of an interview with one of Moore’s accusers, Leigh Corfman, was played the newsman attempted to report on the state of the upcoming Alabama special election. The uncomfortable live shot was rife with repetition, stumbles and ‘ums.’