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Spitting Woman Interrupts Chicago News Report (VIDEO)

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You don't always have to do something that noteworthy to make the news.

Take this woman in Chicago, who almost earned a cameo in a WCIU feature about the Palmer House Hotel by walking in front of the camera. (See video above.)

The woman cut in front of You & Me This Morning contributor Chris DeRose, who was taping a spot about the history of one of Chicago's oldest hotels. (See the final feature, sans interloper, below.)

Clutching a Red Bull, the woman first asks someone behind the camera for directions before wandering into the frame and spitting--graphically--several times until someone points out that she's in the shot.

Taking her 15 minutes of fame in stride, the woman, who'd explained she had a cold but assured the WCIU staff it was "not catching," offered her (unsolicited) permission for the crew to use the footage on-air.

"Just tell them that the weather here causes colds in Chicago, so that's what you get," the woman offered as a possible news angle. "When you come to Chicago, you get a cold."

"Tell me you got that," DeRose giggles before wishing for hand sanitizer and, presumably, starting another take.

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