Nancy Grace, Ashleigh Banfield caught holding split-screen interview in the same parking lot

Posted By KATE STANTON, UPI.com   |   May 8, 2013 at 9:24 PM

It's unclear why CNN's Ashleigh Banfield and "Headline News'" Nancy Grace felt the need to hold a split screen interview from the same Phoenix parking lot, but the Atlantic Wire's Dashiell Bennett and Philip Bump caught the two anchors doing just that.

During CNN's coverage of the Cleveland kidnappings, Banfield conducted a split-screen interview with Grace, who held on to her earpiece as if struggling to hear Banfield's comments. But camera display said that both women were in Phoenix, and as passing vehicles proved, they were also in the same parking lot.

Though CNN and Headline News are separate channels, they share the same parent company.

"Despite being on sister stations and the fact Grace would literally only need to walk a few brisk steps to join Banfield on the same camera, the two broadcast teams remain hopelessly torn apart," the Atlantic Wire pointed out.

They've got the GIFs to prove it:

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