Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tried to prank fans waiting to see Prince Harry into believing his official photographer, Adam Scotti, was actually the Royal. And, as it turns out, it's not the the first time Mr Trudeau has seen more than a passing resemblance between the two ginger-haired, bearded men.
In a hilarious video posted on Twitter, Mr Trudeau's entourage is seen exiting a hotel in Toronto. As fans scream out for Prince Harry, Mr Trudeau's photographer, Adam Scotti turns and waves much to their delight. As the screams grow louder, Mr Trudeau walks out the doors and realises what is happening. Capitalising on the amusing misunderstanding, Mr Trudeau gestures towards Mr Scotti as fans continue to call out "Prince Harry."
"That was not Prince Harry," exclaims someone finally, despite Mr Trudeau's efforts to prove otherwise.
A short clip of the incident was tweeted by Twitter user @la03la roughly 12 hours before writing this.
Mr Scotti found being mistaken for Prince Harry quite amusing:
Made my day, thank you!— Adam Scotti (@AdamScotti) September 24, 2017
And, of course, Twitter loved it as well:
TFW Prince Harry sneaks up beside you. pic.twitter.com/XSHlmkJmr8— Seamus O'Regan (@SeamusORegan) September 25, 2017
TWINS!— Rick Madonik (@RMadonik) September 24, 2017
If this whole photography lark doesn't work out, you've got a back-up career in '5th in line to the Throne' impersonation act— Lauren Dobson-Hughes (@ldobsonhughes) September 24, 2017
did they hire you as a double yet?— LayWoman for Christ (@OfficiantR) September 25, 2017
Last year, Mr Scotti had tweeted a photo with Prince Harry writing, "I don't ever ask for a photo, but the PM took my camera and insisted on taking a photo of two #gingers"
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This year's Games are being held in Canada.
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