The United States President Donald Trump had the Internet laughing out loud after he called the Apple CEO Tim Cook by the name of his company. On Wednesday, in a meeting at the White House of the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board, President Trump referred to the Apple CEO as “Tim Apple” instead of his original name Tim Cook. The moment has now gone viral with millions of views, was captured on camera.
As per the Apple Insider, the blunder occurred at the end of the meeting. Sitting right next to him, President Trump said to Tim, “People like Tim – you’re expanding all over and doing things I really wanted you to right from the beginning.” He continued, “I used to say, ‘Tim, you’ve got to start doing it over here,’ and you really have. You really put a big investment in our country. We appreciate it very much, Tim Apple.”
The video clip shows Tim Cook along nodding.
Since the video being shared online, it has been viewed over 3.6 million times and people have not been able to stop laughing out loud. Take a glance at some of the reactions:
The clip has also inspired hilarious memes:
Incredibly enough, it’s not the first time that the US President has referred to the CEOs by the names of companies they head. In 2018, Trump referred to Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson as ‘Marillyn Lockheed’.