A man holding a fake hand grenade and firing blanks disrupted the filming of a French television show in Cannes on Friday, causing the crowd to flee the open-air broadcast and judges Christoph Waltz and Daniel Auteuil to be hustled off the set.
Police took the man into custody during the French show "Le Grand Journal," which was broadcasting live from an outdoor studio near the Cannes shoreline. The man, who was near the site, reportedly fired two blanks from a gun while holding the phony grenade.
Waltz and Auteuil were taken out of the area as the crowd fled, in a chaotic scene that was captured on video. The shots cannot be heard on the video.
The show reportedly returned to the air within a few minutes, with its host explaining that the shots were blanks and the grenade was fake.
The incident took place less than 24 hours after a safe...