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The wrong woman Trump tweeted wants an apology
    2017-12-05  08:53    Shenzhen Daily

U.S. President Donald Trump got the wrong woman, and Twitter users were there to screen-grab the evidence.

Trump’s tweet came about 1 a.m. Thursday London time, when many Brits were fast asleep. The following 24 hours had been unusual in Britain, with the U.S. president having retweeted several videos from the far-right group Britain First on Wednesday.

Taking aim at Prime Minister Theresa May’s sharp rebuke of his actions, Trump wanted May to know he was unhappy with her response. In Trump fashion, he took to Twitter to air his grievances. But he targeted the wrong Theresa May.

The Theresa May targeted by Trump turned out to be not the British prime minister but a woman named Theresa May Scrivener, who had just six Twitter followers and a protected account. Trump’s schoolboy error was met with amazement and amusement, and many Brits were left wondering, “Who in the world is Theresa May Scrivener?”

It didn’t take long for eagle-eyed Twitter users to pounce on Trump’s mistake. The presidential error was captured digitally and shared within seconds. The initial tweet reads: “Theresa @theresamay, don’t focus on me, focus on the destructive Radical Islamic Terrorism that is taking place within the United Kingdom. We are doing just fine!” Trump’s tweet was soon deleted.

Fourteen minutes later, Trump tweeted the message again. This time he cited the correct Twitter handle and targeted the actual prime minister of Britain. Trump kept the wording of his second attempt the same.

It didn’t take long for news of Trump’s error to spread. While many were amused at his misfiring, some spared a thought for Scrivener.

“Today, I feel sorry for Theresa Scrivener @theresamay, waking up to THIS from the president of the United States,” read one tweet.

“Poor Theresa Scrivener must have wondered what she had done!” tweeted another.

@theresamay is owned by Scrivener, a 41-year-old woman who lives in Bognor, on the south coast of England, who suddenly found herself at the center of an international media hurricane.

Scrivener was asleep when the tweet was sent, she told the Press Association — waking up to countless of messages bombarding her phone at 4 a.m.

“I was in bed by half 10 last night and oblivious to it all. I’m just waiting for a call from the White House with an apology,” she said.

“It’s amazing to think that the world’s most powerful man managed to press the wrong button ... I’m just glad he was not contacting me to say he was going to war with North Korea.”

And the “wrong Theresa May” now has a message for the American president: “He needs to think before he tweets ... We — Theresa May and I — are so different. Our profiles are completely different. She runs the country, I’m a mom from Bognor.”

(SD-Agencies)

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