Oops! Ivanka Trump congratulates Boris Johnson for becoming 'United Kingston' prime minister
Boris Johnson became the next prime minister of the United Kingdom - or at least he thought so until White House adviser and first daughter Ivanka Trump congratulated him for becoming the prime minister of something called United Kingston.
Ms. Ivanka Trump did so in her tweet, writing "Kingston" instead of "Kingdom." Once she or someone from her team recognized the error, she deleted the message and posted a new one, this time with correct spelling. Of course, it was too late as the internet users already screenshot the tweet and shared it.
It's possible that the error was made thanks to auto-correcting software, but while making a laugh of this incident, internet users are also pointing out that she should be more careful, especially as this was a simple, one-sentence message. Before her, her father Donald Trump also sent his congratulations to Johnson, saying that he will be a great leader. Unlike his daughter, his message was impeccable.
However, that was not always the case. In January this year, he tweeted that he bought "over 1000 hamberes" (hamburgers) for sportsmen that visited the White House. Before that, in 2017 he sent a tweet where he talked about "constant negative press covfefe", probably meaning to type the word "coverage."
He even called Apple boss Tim Cook "Tim Apple," but Mr. Cook wasn't offended and renamed his Twitter handle accordingly for a while.
Boris Johnson, who is a firm supporter of the Brexit won his position on Tuesday, and as head of the Conservative Party, he will become the next prime minister of the United Kingdom. He managed to beat his only rival Jeremy Hunt by getting overwhelming votes majority of Conservative Party members.
He was installed as prime minister after a formal handover from Theresa May, who led the country since July 11th, 2016.