Whoops! Wrong Leo. Fox News anchor Shepard Smith has gone viral — for all the wrong reasons.
Famed artist Leonardo da Vinci actually created the painting, of course, and viewers watching quickly caught the botched name and took to Twitter to mock the journalist.
The Mona Lisa portrait is the most famous, most visited and the most written about piece of art in the world. Da Vinci worked on the painting at the beginning of the 1500s and scientists are trying to discover the identity of the woman portrayed in the painting.
The painting now resides at the Louvre Museum in Paris, France.
— katya kazakina (@artdetective) September 25, 2015
— Charles Bynum (@CharlesBynum5) September 25, 2015
A Fox News anchor said that Leonardo DiCaprio painted the Mona Lisa. I hope he also said, “And Leonardo DaVinci STILL deserves an Oscar!”
– MacKenna Simpson (@amerikenna) September 25, 2015
In 2002, he suggested that residents of Jennifer Lopez‘s old neighborhood in the Bronx would be more likely to “give her a curb job than a blow job” when he meant to say “block party.”