'Fox & Friends' host thanks Tomi Lahren for 'working the streets,' gets chided (Video)

“Fox & Friends” co-host Brian Kilmeade earned an on-air correction from his fellow hosts Wednesday after appearing to suggest that Fox News contributor Tomi Lahren was a prostitute.

“Thank you very much for getting up so early for us,” said co-host Steve Doocy at the end of Lahen’s early morning hit Wednesday.

“And working the streets for us and Sean [Hannity],” Kilmeade added moments later — precipitating a moment of painfully awkward silence.

After casting a glance, Doocy offered a deadpan correction.

“Getting man-on-the-street interviews,” he said.

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Tomi Lahren speaks during Politicon at the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, California on July 29, 2017. Politicon is a bipartisan convention that mixes politics, comedy and entertainment. (Photo by: Ronen Tivony) (Photo by Ronen Tivony/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
PASADENA, CA - JULY 29: Tomi Lahren (L) and Charlie Kirk at Politicon at Pasadena Convention Center on July 29, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images for Politicon)
PASADENA, CA - JULY 30: Tomi Lahren at Politicon at Pasadena Convention Center on July 30, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images for Politicon)
PASADENA, CA - JULY 30: (L-R) John Phillips, Tomi Lahren, and Dennis Prager at Politicon at Pasadena Convention Center on July 30, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images for Politicon)
PASADENA, CA - JULY 29: Tomi Lahren (L) and Priscilla Presley at Politicon at Pasadena Convention Center on July 29, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images for Politicon)
PASADENA, CA - JULY 29: Chelsea Handler (L) and Tomi Lahren at 'Chelsea Handler in Conversation with Tomi Lahren' panel during Politicon at Pasadena Convention Center on July 29, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Joshua Blanchard/Getty Images for Politicon)
PASADENA, CA - JULY 30: Tomi Lahren speaks during her appearance at Politicon 2017 at Pasadena Convention Center on July 30, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Michael Schwartz/Getty Images)
PASADENA, CA - JULY 30: Tomi Lahren (L) and Symone Sanders at Politicon at Pasadena Convention Center on July 30, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Joshua Blanchard/Getty Images for Politicon)
PASADENA, CA - JULY 30: Michael Steele (L) and Tomi Lahren at the 'Now What, Republicans?' panel during Politicon at Pasadena Convention Center on July 30, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Michael Schwartz/Getty Images)
PASADENA, CA - JULY 29: Tomi Lahren (L) and Robert Davi at Politicon at Pasadena Convention Center on July 29, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images for Politicon)
PASADENA, CA - JULY 29: Chelsea Handler (L) and Tomi Lahren at the 'Chelsea Handler in Conversation with Tomi Lahren' at Politicon at Pasadena Convention Center on July 29, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images for Politicon)
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Kilmeade tried to speak more but was cut off by fellow show host and resident aggrieved Christian Ainsley Earhardt.

“That’s ok. We know what you meant,” she said before the show moved onto other headlines.

In her capacity as a channel contributor Lahren has increasingly taken to “man-on-the-street”-style interviews to “trigger the libs.” The role was once occupied by host Jesse Watters before he became a more established presence at the channel.

Lahren, who regularly gets up extra early on the west coast to make airtime at “Fox & Friends,” was on set Wednesday to discuss Sean Penn.

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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 19: Brian Kilmeade of Fox & Friends to discuss 'Maroln Bundo's a day in the life of The Vice President' with Charlotte and Karen Pence at Fox News Studios on March 19, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 18: Brian Kilmeade discusses the book 'Capital Gaines' and the ending of the show 'Fixer Upper' with Chip and Joanna Gaines as they visit 'Fox & Friends' at Fox News Studios on October 18, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 18: Steve Doocy, Ainsley Earhardt and Brian Kilmeade discuss the book 'Capital Gaines' and the ending of the show 'Fixer Upper' with Chip and Joanna Gaines as they visit 'Fox & Friends' at Fox News Studios on October 18, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 21: (L-R) Mike Francesa and Brian Kilmeade attend the after party for '30 For 30: Mike & The Mad Dog' sponsored by Mohegan Sun during 2017 Tribeca/ESPN Film Festival at White Street on April 21, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for 2017 Tribeca Film Festival)
NASHVILLE, TN - FEBRUARY 23: Executive Director of CRS Bill Mayne (L) and TV personality Brian Kilmeade (R) attend CRS 2017 - Day 2 on February 23, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for CRS)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 18: British Ambassador Kim Darroch (L) and Fox News Channel TV personality Brian Kilmeade pose for a photo at an Afternoon Tea hosted by the British Embassy to mark the U.S. Presidential Inauguration at The British Embassy on January 18, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 06: (L-R) Vice President-Elect Mike Pence poses for photos with 'Fox & Friends' hosts, Steve Doocy, Ainsley Earhardt and Brian Kilmeade at Fox News Studios on December 6, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 28: Tim Tebow (L) and Brian Kilmeade promote their books on the set of 'FOX & Friends' at FOX Studios on November 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 21: Brian Kilmeade, Ayesha Curry, Carol Alexander, Ainsley Earhardt, and Steve Doocy enjoy a chili cooking session on 'Fox and Friends' at FOX Studios on September 21, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 17: (L-R) Brian Kilmeade, Steve Doocy and Ainsley Earhardt attend 'FOX & Friends' All American Concert Series outside of FOX Studios on June 17, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 05: Fox News Host Brian Kilmeade during actor Eric Stonestreet and Mother Jamey Stonestreet Visit 'Fox & Friends' at FOX Studios on May 5, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 03: (L-R) Ainsley Earhardt, Bellamy Young and Brian Kilmeade pose for photos during 'Fox & Friends' at FOX Studios on May 3, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 17: (L-R) Steve Doocy, Brian Kilmeade, Rachael Ray, Anna Kooiman, and Cheryl Casone pose on the set of Fox & Friends at FOX Studios on February 17, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 08: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) (L-R) Actress Carmen Electra and Fox & Friends co-hosts Steve Doocy, Sandra Smith and Brian Kilmeade attend 'Fox & Friends' at FOX Studios on January 8, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 02: TV Personality Brian Kilmeade and his son pose with Former President of ESPN and writer of 'Every Town Is a Sports Town: Business Leadership at ESPN, from the Mailroom to the Boardroom' George Bodenheimer attend the George Bodenheimer Book Party at Hearst Tower on June 2, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Anna Webber/Getty Images for Hearst Corporation)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 19: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) (L-R) 'Fox & Friends' co-hosts Steve Doocy, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Brian Kilmeade, New York Giants' quarterback Eli Manning and his father Archie Manning attend 'Fox & Friends' at FOX Studios on June 19, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 08: Model Candice Swanepoel (2nd L) talks to 'FOX & Friends' co-hosts (L-R) Steve Doocy, Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Brian Kilmeade at 'FOX & Friends', FOX Studios on December 8, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 05: Condoleezza Rice is interviewed by host Brian Kilmeade during a taping of 'FOX And Friends' at FOX Studios on November 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 14: Debra Messing (2nd L) and hosts Steve Doocy (L), Ainsley Earhardt and Brian Kilmeade appear on set of 'FOX & Friends' at FOX Studios on October 14, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 21: Ainsley Earhardt (L) and Brian Kilmeade (R) interview Kris Jenner during her visit to 'FOX And Friends' at FOX Studios on October 21, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 13: (L-R) Heather Nauert, Kellie Pickler, Steve Doocy, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Maria Molina and Brian Kilmeade visit 'FOX & Friends' at FOX Studios on May 13, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 19: (L-R) Jessica Alba poses with Steve Doocy, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, and Brian Kilmeade during her visit to 'FOX & Friends' at FOX Studios on June 19, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images)
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