The Biggest Fail in ‘Shark Tank' History Was Rejecting a Pitch for Face Masks Ten Years Before COVID-19

When the swine flu pandemic hit the world in 2009, designer Irina Blok took her idea for fun face masks onto 'Shark Tank.' But in what may be the biggest face-palm moment in the show's history, the ’Sharks' nearly laughed her out of the room. We talked to Blok about the experience and saw how one of the investors is now reacting to the missed opportunity.