Novak Djokovic and his wife had a lovers’ tiff and accidentally streamed it to the world.

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Tennis star Novak Djokovic is always quick to shower his wife Jelena with praise in interviews, but it turns out that the Djokovics are human and have their occasional disagreement after all.

How do we know this? Jelena accidentally streamed the incident online. Oops.

Earlier this week, 30-year-old Jelena was filming one of husband’s training sessions and streaming it live on his public Facebook page.

At the end of the session, the World Number 2 tennis star walked towards Jelena, abruptly grabbed the phone from her hand and said: “I like to get near the camera, it makes me feel more intimate I guess, more friendly.”

Hahaha, I love her excitement here ???? PS. We were in about to meet @enriqueiglesias ???????????? #lastnight

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Novak began to thank his fans for watching  when he suddenly got cut off by his wife who appeared to snap at him in Serbian. The phone was then snatched from his hand.

You can watch the footage below. (If you’re not fascinated by a tennis training session, skip to the final 30 seconds.)

News.com.au reported that Jelena’s comments can be translated as:

“How are you behaving yourself? For heaven’s sake. Thank you, love. Thank you. Isn’t that what you should be saying?”

Novak can then be heard saying something quickly and quietly in Serbian; we assume he is reminding her that the video is streaming live.

The video then quickly cuts out.

The moral of the story? Take great care when Facebook Live-ing, friends. Take great care.

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