An image of Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has gone viral thanks to some terrible editing.
A photo of Morrison and his family, which was posted on his official website but has since been removed, appeared to show a poorly executed attempt to replace the PM’s sneakers with whiter shoes.
To make matters worse, a left shoe was Photoshopped onto the PM’s right foot.
Memes of the blunter have since ignited Twitter:
#auspol story of 2019: our latest PM (ScoMo) had nice white shoes photoshopped onto his feet for his official https://t.co/eXNtcX7xTa site?! Yup. Regular bloke. Our tax dollars hard at work. #shoegate pic.twitter.com/kA0gG0yy9L
— Luke (@lukerhn) January 8, 2019
— MattGolding Cartoons (@GoldingCartoons) January 8, 2019
— Pup Fiction (@jjjove) January 8, 2019
— Greig White (@schnozzman) January 8, 2019
— The Shovel (@TheShovel) January 8, 2019
— Nicholas Callaghan (@NickCallaghan93) January 8, 2019
Morrison responded to the gaffe on Wednesday morning saying, “I didn’t ask for the shoeshine, but if you must Photoshop, please focus on the hair (lack thereof), not the feet!”
He also posted a photo of his “footwear of choice”.
Message to my Department (PM&C): I didn’t ask for the shoeshine, but if you must Photoshop, please focus on the hair (lack thereof), not the feet! ????
Here they are in all their glory – my footwear of choice whenever I can get out of a suit. pic.twitter.com/hKKUstnArq
— Scott Morrison (@ScottMorrisonMP) January 8, 2019
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