Apple CEO Tim Cook changes his name to ‘Tim Apple’ on Twitter after Donald Trump’ faux paz

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Apple CEO Tim Cook has quietly changed his Twitter profile as “Tim Apple”, ABC News reported. US President Donald Trump had mistakenly referred to him as “Tim Apple” at a meeting of the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board at the White House on Wednesday.

“I used to say, ‘Tim, you’ve got to start doing it over here’, and you really have. I mean, you’ve really put a big investment in our country. We appreciate it very much, Tim Apple” — Donald Trump

Cook responded to the funny side of the situation by adding an emoji of his company’s logo after his first name Tim.Tim Cook 1

Netizens immediately started talking about it, go through some of their comments:
“Hey look, it’s Tim Apple, son of Apple founder Steve Apple,” said one user.
“A Tim Apple a day keeps the doctor away,” wrote another.

Trump, the name-changer

This is not the first time, US President Donald Trump has mispronounced or misspelled or  goofed up with names.

  • He referred to Jeff Bezos, the Amazon founder, chairman, CEO, and president as “Jeff Bozo”
  • Last year, he had called Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson as “Marillyn Lockheed.”
  • Trump recently misspelled “smoking” as “smocking” twice.



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