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British News Presenter: Obama Smiles ‘Like A Split Watermelon’ [VIDEO]

Steve Guest Media Reporter

British Channel 4 presenter Matt Frei suggested Barack Obama “smiled like a split watermelon” when he welcomed Pope Francis to the White House Wednesday.

Frei also suggested Pope Francis “now wears the global mantel of hope and change that once belonged” to Obama.

Matt Frei: In fact, as he smiled like a split watermelon, the president may have reflected on the fact that it is his guest now wears the global mantel of hope and change that once belonged to the host.

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Frei later tweeted an apology for the offensive remarks:

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[h/t The Mirror]