Remember that Time Ron Burgundy Became a North Dakota News Anchor?
Eight years ago today, Ron Burgundy came to North Dakota to deliver the news.
Back in 2013, the world was preparing for the premiere of Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues. And, as part of a promotional tour for the movie, North Dakota was lucky enough to be graced with the presence of the legend that is Ron Burgundy. Can you believe it has been eight years since WILL FREAKING FERRELL was here to deliver North Dakotans their news?
Will Ferrell reported stories of things happening in both Bismarck and Mandan.
Probably the coolest part about Will Ferrell coming to North Dakota is he was right here in Bismarck for his newscast! And he hilariously reported on a couple of things that happened that day. In Bismarck, there was a trash fire in the Sam's Club parking lot. And people were waiting in line to meet Santa in Mandan. Big shocker: Will Ferrell actually did not butcher Mandan's name! Check out Will Ferrell as a North Dakota anchorman below:
How wild would it be to co-anchor with such a legend?
According to the Rolling Stone post about Will Ferrell's Anchorman stint on KX News, weekend anchor Amber Schatz, was notified that she would be co-anchoring with him a few days before he showed up. She reportedly told the Associated Press that she struggled to maintain a straight face for the newscast. I have to say that she did an amazing job, only slightly cracking here and there. I think most of us would be in complete shock to be sitting inches away from Will Ferrell.
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