“Who’s the Boss?” alum Alyssa Milano did the same thing on Thursday, shutting down Republican Senator Ted Cruz’s bid for a social-media cuddle.
The genesis of the shut-down occurred on Tuesday, when Milano put out an open call for hugs via Twitter.
“~GROUPHUG~ get in,” Milano wrote.
In a not-at-all-creepy turn of events, Texas senator Cruz accepted the challenge on Thursday, replying to Milano’s tweet with the response, “We all need a hug!” Cruz unsettlingly punctuated the come-on with a winking-face emoji.
Milano quickly made it clear that she wasn’t ready to welcome the politician with open arms.
“Not you, @tedcruz. You’re not invited,” the actress fired back.
Which must have felt like the 2016 election all over again for Cruz.
Take note, Ted Cruz; when the star of “Embrace of the Vampire” refuses to embrace you, even over the protective distance that social media provides, you might want to rethink your life choices.
We all need a hug! ???? https://t.co/I9vZChpRTw
— Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) June 22, 2017