…I mean Lebanese cuisine:
Eamonn Holmes was left red-faced today after wrongly announcing Hollywood actress Salma Hayek was a lesbian on live television.
After introducing the film star, Holmes commented on her surname – which she inherited from her father Sami Hayek, who is Lebanese.
He said: ‘Hayek doesn’t sound very Mexican.’
As Hayek tried to explain that she was half Lebanese, Holmes put his foot in it when he asked: ‘You’re a lesbian?’
Fortunately, she saw the funny side and smiled politely before learning foward and saying ‘Lebanese’ slowly enough for Holmes to understand.
A sheepish Holmes replied: ‘Oh sorry, i thought you were half lesbian. Forgive me.
And then there’s the ultimate classic from the Golden Girls:
But I’ll leave you with a news report from Fox News at the start of the July War. Cue Israel’s bombing of lesbians: