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Actor Michael Clarke Duncan died Monday from complications of a heart attack, and his death was reported in the A block of most East Coast 11pm newscasts.


Buffalo NBC affiliate WGRZ, however, ran into some problems. Clearly confusing Duncan with singer (and estranged Klum husband) Seal, the station ran photos of the latter from Getty Images during the report. Maybe Getty has their images mislabeled, we don't know. But WGRZ ran multiple Seal photos, meaning something got screwed up very badly. Remember, WGRZ: Seal is known for the song "Crazy," while Michael Clarke Duncan played the criminal madman Kingpin in those Marvel Comics movies and wasn't technically "crazy."

h/t to Matthew

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