‘F-ck It, I Quit’ TV Reporter Lights Up Joint During New Interview (Video)

Charlo Greene admits her abrupt departure was planned for months

Charlo Greene, the news reporter from Alaska who became an Internet sensation after quitting during a live broadcast, lit up a joint Thursday during an on-camera interview.

“I’ll spark up right now. It is what it is. I’m in the privacy of my own home. I can spark up,” Greene told HuffPost Live.

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Greene resigned from her KTVA job during a report on her own medical marijuana organization, The Alaska Cannabis Club.

“F–k it, I quit,” she said before abruptly walking off camera.

When asked about her quitting, which inevitably went viral, she admitted she had been planning it for months.

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“The F-bomb was off the cuff but everything else was kind of strategically planned out,” Greene said. “Why I did it was just to bring attention to our current unfair, unjust, racist, discriminatory marijuana laws.”

Greene is on a mission to pass a ballot initiative titled “Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol in Alaska,” and she has raised over $10,000 for the cause through an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign.

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When asked if she thought she acted unethically, Greene admitted, “It’s true.”

She said, “I have a journalism degree. I know in journalism there’s a line that you’re not supposed to cross, and the minute I bought my business license on 4/20 of this year, I shouldn’t have reported on any marijuana stories. But if I had gone to my boss and said, ‘Hey, I bought this company,’ I would have been fired, period. I wasn’t ready for that to happen.”