CBS’ The Early Show had an exclusive interview this morning with the high school senior suspended for attending his girlfriends prom. (CBS described him as the prom “rebel” and a “Real-Life Footloose.”)

But a tipster noted the student’s father, Stephan Johnson, left the brief interview while it was taking place. “Your Stepdad’s taking off here,” said anchor Harry Smith, before asking a final question and having the stepson make an early exit as well.

A CBS News spokesperson tells TVNewser: “We don’t know why Stephan Johnson got up during the interview this morning. It’s live television, these types of things happen now and then.” Check it out after the jump…

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