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Kansas Reporter Katya Leick Gets Swarmed by Cicadas on Camera, Freaks Out: Watch!

Add it to the blooper reel! Kansas reporter Katya Leick didn’t get interrupted by streakers or obnoxious onlookers on-camera, but she did get bugged out in another way! The KSNT journalist recently freaked out when she found herself fighting off pesky cicadas while trying to report from a military base.

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But it gets worse. Instead of calling it a day — or moving to another location! — Leick stayed put. She started from the top several more times, and even had a cicada land on her mouth. (Seriously gross!)

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“Every time I tried to start talking, they’d come. I was like, ‘I need to hold it together, come on, I just have to get this done with,'” Leick, 24, told ABC News. “I was lucky it was just cicadas and not something poisonous. They sound even more annoying than anything.”

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Katya Leick

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She joked: “Sometimes you just have to take what Mother Nature throws at you.”

Watch the funny video above!

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