WEIRD NEWS
11/06/2017 04:31 am ET Updated Nov 06, 2017

Watch As Trump And Japanese Leader Totally Give Up On Feeding Fish In Japan

A photo opportunity in Tokyo goes off-script in the weirdest way.

There’s something fishy going on in Tokyo, where President Donald Trump’s trip to Asia had a lighter moment on Monday after a photo opportunity went a little off-script. 

Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe were feeding fish at Akasaka Palace in Tokyo. Each held a small box and a spoon to toss small amounts of fish food into the water.

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Abe then dispensed with his spoon and simply dumped his fish flakes into the pond.

Trump was followed suit, albeit with a tad more flourish.

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The night before, however, ABC News tweeted a clip that omitted Abe dumping out his box, and Twitter briefly rose to take the bait:

This article initially cited early reports that omitted Shinzo Abe leading the fish food charge, and has been updated to include more complete footage.

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