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This morning anchor Tony Dokoupil tells viewers that he didn’t snooze when the show came back

Tony Dokoupil of CBS This Morning claims he didn’t snooze when the show came back from the break and his head was bowed – says he read from his iPad

  • Tony Dokoupil took to his Twitter on Tuesday morning after viewers shared the grippers making it look like the anchor had been dropped during the day’s broadcast
  • A short clip circulating around social media shows the anchor with his head bowed as the show returns around 8:10 am
  • The show goes into a commercial break before returning again, with Anthony Mason picking things up
  • Dokoupil later returned to the show
  • “Ha! I was wondering why people tweet to me about naps, ”he said in the tweet. “I read the iPad on my lap and then we were suddenly back!”

A CBS This Morning anchor made it clear to viewers that he had actually looked at his iPad when the show came back from hiatus, making it look like he was taking a nap.

Tony Dokoupil took to his Twitter on Tuesday morning after several viewers shared the grippers making it look like the anchor had been set during the broadcast of the day.

A short clip circulating around social media shows the anchor with his head bowed as the show returns around 8:10 am.

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Tony Dokoupil took to his Twitter on Tuesday morning after viewers shared the grippers making it look like the anchor had been dropped during the day's broadcast

Tony Dokoupil took to his Twitter on Tuesday morning after viewers shared the grippers making it look like the anchor had been dropped during the day’s broadcast

The show goes into a commercial break before returning again, with Anthony Mason picking things up. Dokoupil later returned to the show, Media ITE reports.

“Ha! I was wondering why people tweet to me about naps, ”he said in the tweet. “I read the iPad on my lap and then we were suddenly back!”

Of course, there were those who still didn’t believe the host and still chose to capitalize on the opportunity to have fun.

“Ha! I was wondering why people tweet to me about naps, ”he said in the tweet. “I read the iPad on my lap and then we were suddenly back!”

“Give the man some coffee,” said one user.

Another said, “Tony Dokoupil seems to be dying on TV. Guy hasn’t been looking good for over a week. ‘

Others, meanwhile, offered Dokoupil some encouraging words.

“@tonydokoupil oh no tony I hope you were reading and not sleeping when you came back from break,” said one user. “FYI, if you slept that’s okay, you go 24/7 and we appreciate it.”

“Give the man some coffee,” said one user

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