“For the last time, anything you put on that prompter, Shepard Smith will read!” – Fox News‘ Head of Content.
One of Fox’s most popular anchors, Shepard had one of the biggest on-air brain farts to date when he accidentally (we’ll give him the benefit of the doubt on that one) credited Leonardo DiCaprio with painting the Mona Lisa.
Now, Leo is a lot of things – Oscar-nominated actor, environmental activist, rampant modeliser – but, last time we checked, he wasn’t a Renaissance painter with the ability to time travel to the 1500s.
More specifically, this guy:
Na, not him.
But history be damned, Shepard offered viewers an “update from scientists trying to identify the model for Leonardo DiCaprio’s Mona Lisa.”