NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has been trolled for a rather bizarre social media post ahead of State of Origin.
The premier took to social media on Wednesday afternoon at 4pm to show her support for her state in State of Origin with the first game held in Townsville.
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But the photo showed the premier with her back to the camera, wrapped in a Blues scarf and wearing a beanie.
She was also holding an unopened can of Coke Zero.
The odd photo, four hours from kick off, sparked a flurry of tweets taking aim at the bizarre tweet.
Some fans couldn't get over the staged photo, from the unopened can of Coke, or the fact coverage hadn't even started for Origin at 4pm.
— Gladys Berejiklian (@GladysB) June 9, 2021
Perfectly placed advertisement for coca cola. She has no shame our heroine GladysB.
— Antoine 🐜 (@SirBAntMQ) June 9, 2021
I swear this is actually a mannequin
— Footy Flog (@FootyFlog) June 9, 2021
ha. ha. ha. What a genuine moment of human interaction.
— Sam Gregge (@Samakayne) June 9, 2021
The can isn't even open.
— Chris Szitovszky (@stofsk) June 9, 2021
I too enjoy the games of human sport and cola liquid
— Cmoneyowoww (@cmoneyowoww) June 9, 2021
Only one way to enjoy the game; stood in the middle of a living room, wearing a coat holding a closed can of Coke.
— Del Preston (@Del_Preston) June 9, 2021
Fans also took to social media to mock her pose.
— Josh Butler (@JoshButler) June 9, 2021
— Jay K. Cagatay (@jayktweets) June 9, 2021
The NSW Blues will be looking to regain the trophy, despite two games in Queensland for the 2021 series.
Townsville is hosting the first ever regional State of Origin game for Game One.
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