A PAIR of Russian pranksters have struck once more after releasing a cellphone name with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau whereas posing as Greta Thunberg.
Comedians Vladimir Kuznetsov and Alexey Stolyarov have beforehand focused various high-profile figures.
Justin Trudeau was focused by Russian pranksters pretending to be Greta ThunbergCredit score: Reuters
The comedians posed because the Swedish activist throughout the cellphone nameCredit score: AP:Related Press
Comedians Vladimir Kuznetsov and Alexey Stolyarov have beforehand focused different well-known world figures
The duo duped the Canadian PM into talks about NATO, earlier than mocking him and asking if he may introduce ‘Greta’ to 2 characters from the US comedy animation South Park.
Trudeau initially agrees to place ‘her’ in contact earlier than later realising that the caller was referring to the fictional characters, Terrance and Phillip, and hanging up on the Russian pair.
The caller says: “By the best way, Mr Prime Minister, are you able to introduce me to Terrance and Phillip? I do know that they’re large stars in Canada, but it surely’s very unusual I couldn’t discover them within the social networks. Possibly you’ll be able to assist?”
Trudeau initially gives to look into the assembly, earlier than clarifying who she is speaking about.
Realising his mistake, he says: “Wait, Terrance and Phillip, have been they not in South Park?
He provides: “I don’t personally know them. I consider they’re South Park parodies of Canadians,” earlier than ending the decision.
In the course of the name ‘she’ additionally pleads with the Prime Minister to go away NATO and calls Donald Trump ‘a b******’.
In the course of the 10-minute dialog, ‘faux Greta’ expresses her concern a few “rising worldwide disaster and anticipation of the world battle.”
The decision is believed to have taken place in January this 12 months, simply days after the Iranian authorities shot down a Ukrainian passenger jet, killing 176 folks on board.
The feminine speaker then tells Mr Trudeau that he and different world leaders “are adults, however you act like kids”.
She provides: “We are able to create a world the place there’s a place for everybody. For white and black. Christians and Muslims. Trump and Putin. For you and me. For Boris Johnson.
“For Corbyn. For Terrance and Phillip, who’re additionally recognized in your nation.”
The caller refers to ‘Terrence and Phillip’ from South Park
The Canadian Prime Minister appears to bypass this South Park reference and responds: “No, that’s precisely, precisely the suitable perspective”.
Mr Trudeau goes on to reward ‘Greta’ and her go to to Montreal which “helped outline” the Canadian election consequence in relation to local weather change.
Faux Greta then interrupts: “However go away NATO. Drop your weapons. Choose flowers. Smile at nature.”
The Prime Minister’s workplace confirmed that the cellphone dialog had taken place again in January, including it was “not the primary prank name of a world chief”.
They insisted that Mr Trudeau “decided the decision was faux and promptly ended it.”
Additionally they highlighted the timing of the decision as many world leaders have been calling Trudeau to precise their condolences for the 85 Canadians and residents who have been killed on the Ukrainian airways flight.
The pranksters, who go by Vovan and Lexus, have gained a popularity for duping world leaders and celebrities after claiming duty for prank calls to the likes of French President Emmanuel Macron and US Vice-President Kamala Harris.
The Russian duo launch the audio of their cellphone calls on their YouTube channel, which boasts 111,000 subscribers.
In 2018, then-UK International Secretary Boris Johnson was a sufferer of the prank calls, as they pretended to be the Prime minister of Armenia.