George W. Bush’s daughter confuses Fences and Hidden Figures, to the disgust of Pharrell

Jenna Bush Hager got her black films mixed up

The apple doesn’t fall very far from the tree.

Jenna Bush Hager, the daughter of former president George W. Bush, co-hosted NBC’s pre-show Golden Globes coverage. When Pharrell Williams came strolling down the red carpet, she grabbed him for a interview. However, things went quickly downhill when daughter Bush lauded Pharrell for his nomination in a non-existent film called Hidden Fences.

As Twitter was quick to point out, Bush seemingly mixed up Hidden Figures — the true story of black female mathematicians who contributed to NASA’s first successful space missions, and Fences — an adaptation of August Wilson’s Pulitzer-winning play exploring the black experience and race relations in the 1950s.

Update: Welp, at least Bush has company.



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