It’s been quite the Olympics for the BBC’s Dan Walker. Walker’s BBC4 late-night set on Copacabana Beach got crashed by a bachelorette party Sunday, and goings-on in the background of his set produced a social media stir Thursday, with it looking to much of the world like the couple in the background was having sex. Walker described it on the air (with a smile) as them “reading a book,” though:

“For those asking what’s going on in the background on social media now, we’re not going to zoom in, but rest assured, it’s not…it’s not that. It’s just a hug. They’re reading a book, apparently they are reading a book. They’re reading a book in a strange pose, okay? It’s merely a book. We’ll find out what the book is, maybe, a little bit later on. We’re not going to go any closer than that, though! So, some live basketball for you…”

Walker then chimed in on Twitter with a superb hashtag:

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Andrew Bucholtz has been covering sports media for Awful Announcing since 2012. He is also a staff writer for The Comeback. His previous work includes time at Yahoo! Sports Canada and Black Press.