His "kiss" with Melania Trump in 2019 went viral!
Oops, Justin! With the latest G7 leaders' summit wrapping up in England, Justin Trudeau may be reflecting on some of the stranger moments he's experienced during the conferences over the past few years.
From super-awkward kisses with Melania Trump and jokes with the queen to being accused of going for a "fake" run outdoors and accidentally insulting a journalist, the Canadian PM has ended up in some pretty bizarre situations!
Trump is holding Melania‘s hand while she almost kisses Trudeau. Looks like Melania found the G7 successful. 😂 💕 https://t.co/IKo0A7Cw5U— Joyce 🌊 #Resist & Vote (@Joyce 🌊 #Resist & Vote) 1566780722.0
In 2019, an uncomfortable interaction between Justin Trudeau and Melania Trump ended up going viral.
The former first lady was spotted leaning in a little too close to kiss the Canadian PM as she was greeting him, while also holding hands with her husband, Donald Trump. Yikes!
The fake run
Bonjour @JustinTrudeau 🙋🏼♀️🏃♂️ #G7Biarritz https://t.co/s89EOJo0ox— Amelia Adams (@Amelia Adams) 1566630068.0
The same year, the prime minister was accused of pretending to go for a jog in Biarritz, France, while attending the G7 summit.
A video clip of Trudeau running past a reporter ended up being shared all over the internet, with some social media users suggesting the jog was nothing more than a photo-op.
The family photo
In 2021, this extremely awkward "family photo" of several world leaders went viral for all the wrong reasons.
It was quickly turned into memes online, with Twitter users suggesting the group looked like the cast of The Avengers or The Bachelor.
The queen's jokes
Just like the rest of the world, it seems the queen was pretty amused by the socially distanced G7 photos in 2021.
During a reception event, while attendees were taking the socially distanced leaders' photo, the queen joked, "Are you supposed to be looking as if you're enjoying yourself?"
When Trudeau arrived in England for the G7 summit this year, he probably didn't expect to be turned into a giant sculpture.
However, sculptor Joe Rush created the Mount Rushmore-style piece of art (which included Trudeau's face) to highlight the damage caused by the disposal of electronic devices.
WASHINGTON: President Trump followed up with a tweet saying “PM Justin Trudeau of Canada acted so meek and mild dur… https://t.co/D0c6S0zgUp— KolHaolam (@KolHaolam) 1528595653.0
In 2018, then-president Donald Trump made things pretty awkward post-summit when he described the Canadian PM as "meek and mild."
In a series of now-deleted tweets, the former leader totally roasted Trudeau, accusing him of being "dishonest & weak" and insulting the United States. Eek!
We’ve been working with our global partners over the past few days here at the @G7. We worked to address some of th… https://t.co/q1cotzdEB0— Justin Trudeau (@Justin Trudeau) 1623620849.0
Trudeau was probably ready for the ground to swallow him up in 2021 when he accidentally insulted a British reporter during the leaders' summit.
"The impacts of this G7 will be felt long after the newspapers you write for will have been used to wrap fish," he said, before immediately backtracking and joking that he couldn't repeat it in French because he "might get in trouble." Oops!