The moment Mario Draghi got glitter-bombed by a protestor

 
Jessica Morris
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Spectators were shocked when this protester livened up European Central Bank president Mario Draghi's regular press conference ... by jumping onto the table, screaming "end ECB dictatorship" and showering him with what looked like a glitter bomb.

She was then rushed away by security guards, as she smiled and made a "V for victory" sign at the camera.
Meanwhile, Draghi took the glitter bomb in his stride, going on to cover the single currency area's economic outlook, its €1.1 trillion stimulus programme, as well as the ongoing Greek debt crisis as planned.

After the incident the protester was widely identified as Josephine Witt a 21-year old former member of the activist group Femen. She managed to gain entry to the ECB by posing as a journalist for a news organisation.

"Initial findings suggest that the activist registered as journalist for a news organisation she does not represent. Like all visitors to the ECB, she went through an identity check, metal detector and x-ray of her bag, before entering the building," Frankfurt said in a statement.

"ECB President Mario Draghi remained unharmed and calmly proceeded with the press conference."



... And here are a few still shots:


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(Source: Getty)


(Source: Getty)

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