Twitter users speculated she may have been drunk
UPDATE: ABC is denying that Diane was drunk. Instead, they claim she was tired. According to the Daily Mail, ABC executives claim she was "suffering from 'exhaustion,'" after covering the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, and then preparing for the election night broadcast.
While everyone was sitting tight waiting for word on the results of the presidential election, ABC's Diane Sawyer also became a hot topic on Twitter due to her strange on-air behavior.
As the night went on, she began slurring the word projections multiple times, pausing in between words in every other sentence, and mispronouncing Barack Obama's name, causing concern to many viewers.
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