Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu brought about a stir when she took to social media to announce her arrival in, er, ‘Lime Rick’ on Saturday.
Whereas selling her BPerfect Cosmetics meet and greet in Eire and Northern Eire this weekend, the Love Island star, 28, expressed her pleasure about coming nose to nose together with her followers in Wexford, Belfast and Limerick.
However whereas referring to Limerick, a significant metropolis in Eire, the Dancing On Ice star was just a little fallacious – twice.
‘Hey guys, I am extraordinarily excited to satisfy you all for the B Excellent meet and greet in Eire this weekend,’ she started (to date so good).
So Thursday I am in Belfast, Friday I am in Wexford and Saturday I am at Lime Rick’.
However the chaos did not cease there, because the star gushed: ‘Cannot wait to satisfy you all, I am tremendous excited, I really like Eire and I really like you all so see you there quickly’.
Ekin-Su then proceeded to learn out the instances of her performances, and final however not least, assured followers that she can be in ‘Lime Rick’ from 3pm to 4pm on Saturday.
Happily, the Love Island winner acknowledged her pronunciation error after followers let her know within the feedback.
However the saga wasn’t over but, as whereas apologizing, Ekin-Su managed to dig her grave even deeper.
“So here is an fascinating reality,” a cool, calm, collected Ekin-Su started.
“Apparently Lime is named Rick Limerick in Irish‘.
Sorry to interrupt it to you, Ekin-Su, however Limerick is named Limerick, no matter your, uh, accent is.
“I simply heard from a few of my followers, so I apologise. I mentioned Lime Rick and it is Limerick,’ she continued, mustering her greatest Irish accent to pronounce the thriller phrase accurately.
Clearly Twitter discovered all of this extremely amusing as BBC reporter Jordan Kelly shared the video, writing, “I actually take pleasure in Ekin Su’s pronunciation of Limerick on her insta tales.” [sic]
One particular person joked, “Soz, we’re out of limes… Might Rick use a slice of lemon as an alternative?”
One other had no phrases, however: ‘Ahahahahahahahahaha’.
“Look how she apologized so sweetly too, lots of people may study from that!” mentioned an Ekin-Su sympathizer.
Even Domino’s Pizza, Eire, obtained in on the joke after they mentioned, “Went to highschool with Lime Rick.”
And honey, Limerick’s official account additionally commented, ‘Don’t fret @ekinsuofficial, we will not wait to welcome you to Limerick and we’re certain our stunning county and pleasant locals will depart an enduring impression’.
We nonetheless love you Ekin-Su, however that is priceless.
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