People of the internet have now decided that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau draws serious comparisons to Hugh Grant's portrayal of a British PM in Love Actually.
It appears Trump's presidency has gotten the world to almost forget that politics is in fact real life and not a film we can turn off.
It looks like some Richard Curtis fan with clearly way to much time on their hands, threw the idea out into cybersphere a few years back and naturally people loved it.
— Mike (@Large_Soda) October 20, 2015
There's Twitter posts dating back to 2015 comparing Trudeau to Grant's character. It seems his actual meeting with US President Donald Trump resurfaced these comparisons.
We all remember when Grant's character finally stands up to the American President Billy Bob Thorton in a press conference in Love Actually, right? People were hoping life would imitate art. Here's the famous film scene to jog your memory.
"CNN guest compared Trudeau-Trump meeting to the "Love Actually" scene where Hugh Grant's British PM stands up to Billy Bob Thornton's POTUS," one Twitter user said.
People went a little mad on Twitter with excitement about the whole thing, hoping to see a Trump take down take place.
If Trudeau goes full-on Hugh Grant vs. Billy Bob in Love Actually I will lose my mind #TrudeauMeetsTrump— David De Almo (@ThatDaveDeAlmo) February 13, 2017
When is that handsome prime minister from love actually going to stand up to our President. TRUDEAU THIS WAS THE ROLE YOU WERE BORN FOR— Meg (@TheWhaler) February 12, 2017
Is today the day Justin Trudeau literally becomes – or proves that he isn't – the Love Actually character his U.S. fans imagine him to be?— Alex Burns (@alexburnsNYT) February 13, 2017
CNN guest compared Trudeau-Trump meeting to the "Love Actually" scene where Hugh Grant's British PM stands up to Billy Bob Thornton's POTUS.— BethofBC (@BethofBC) February 13, 2017
We may be a big country but we're a great one too. The home of poutine, Bieber, Dion. Wayne Gretzky's right foot. Wayne Gretzky's left foot. https://t.co/yqFLOWmS3t— Ellis Kim (@ellisislandkim) February 13, 2017
Ugh. It's only day 25. And, knowing our luck, we'll be at war with Canada by the end of the day...— Natalie (@stumpynat) February 13, 2017
Knowing Trudeau is meeting with Trump now, I'm hoping press conference afterwards is like Hugh Grant's press conference in Love Actually.— Marci Auld Glass (@MarciGlass) February 13, 2017
@stumpynat Trudeau is waaay too willing to be agreeable for that, as much as I'd love to see that scene from Love, Actually play out.— Cori Nicole May (@genevrael) February 13, 2017
Look we get it, Trudeau has some similarities to Grant's character in the film but really it ends there. People may not have got the take down they wanted but Trudeau's seriously impressive handshake with the U.S. President still counts for something.
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