When 20 year old British beautician Gemma
Worrall (pictured above) realised relations between
Russia and Ukraine were at crisis point, she
decided to share her feelings on Twitter and
without pausing to check her facts, or her spelling,
Gemma wrote: ‘If barraco barner is our president,
why is he getting involved with Russia, scary.’ Lol.
Within hours, Gemma was trending in countries
around the world as her message was retweeted
over 6,000 times.
By the time she had realised her mistakes, and
deleted the tweet, it had already been
screengrabbed and shown on television
programmes in Australia and Belgium, among
The hashtag #barracobarner was trending around
the world, and new spoof accounts
@BarracoBarner (UK prez, chilling at Number 10)
and Michelleo Barner (First Lady of the United
States of Britain) were set up.
Meanwhile the beautician, who works in a salon in
Blackpool, was being invited onto TV…
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