TV Station Sorry For Naming Zooey Deschanel the Boston Bomber

Published:5:04 am EDT, April 25, 2013| Updated:5:51 am EDT, April 25, 2013|
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Zooey Deschanel got the surprise of her life last Friday when she found out a Fox network affiliate, KDFW, a caption error identified her as a Boston Bombing suspect, reports the New York Daily News.

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The erroneous onscreen text sent out to the Dallas-Fort Worth area read:

"Marathon Bombing. He is 19-year-old Zooey Deschanel."

When the New Girl star got word of the blunder, she expressed her shock on Twitter.

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Executives of the TV captioning service, Caption Solutions, reached out to Deschanel following the gaff and apologized for the mistake. Company president Kala J. Patterson said in a statement on Tuesday that those involved "sincerely apologize for this error."

The name the TV service meant to put was "Dzhokhar Tsarnaev."

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