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BBC’s Michelle Obama gaffe

Although Donald Trump has suggested that he is unhappy with the BBC’s coverage of him, it’s the corporation’s reporting of Michelle Obama at today’s inauguration ceremony that has landed the BBC in trouble.

As Katty Kay, the BBC reporter, led the coverage on the news channel, she offered a running commentary of the movements of various White House figures. However, when a black woman left the building, she felt the need to clarify to viewers that this woman was not in fact Michelle Obama:

‘That is not Michelle Obama, just somebody coming out and checking everything is ready I imagine.’

Still, on the bright-side, Mr S suspects Michelle will be too preoccupied with today’s events to give the gaffe a second thought.

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