Watch As Donald Trump Totally Gives Up On Feeding Fish In Japan

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Watch As Trump And Japanese Leader Totally Give Up On Feeding Fish In Japan

President Donald Trump’s trip to Asia had a lighter moment on Monday when a photo opportunity went a little off-script.

There’s something fishy going on in Tokyo, where President Donald Trump’s trip to Asia had a lighter moment on Monday after a photo opportunity went a little off-script. 

Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe were feeding fish at Akasaka Palace in Tokyo. Each held a small box and a spoon to toss small amounts of fish food into the water.

Trump played along: 

But then he dispensed with the spoon and simply dumped the rest of the fish food into the pond:

The moment was caught on video: 

Needless to say, the odd clip soon began trending on Twitter, with many making light of the fishy situation:

 

As it turns out, there was indeed something fishy going on. Abe dumped his fish flakes first, and Trump was just following suit, albeit with a tad more flourish: 

The update disappointed some of those who had been carping about Trump’s form of fish feeding:

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This article has been updated to note that Abe dumped his fish food first. 

  • This article originally appeared on HuffPost.