Cattrall gets mistaken billing as Justin Trudeau’s mom in 60 Minutes profile

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The 60 Minutes segment dedicated more time highlighting Trudeau’s triumph in a 2012 charity boxing match than it did on the prime minister’s views on ISIS and the refugee crisis.

When the 60 Minutes program began describing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s mother Margaret on Sunday night, it flashed an old black-and-white photo of his dad Pierre – with actress Kim Cattrall.
Is the woman pictured above Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s mother? And I pointed out that if that person was run- if indeed this man was running to be- as Americans like to say, the “most powerful man in the world”, I just felt like it might be nice if they paid a little more attention to the world.
“We regret the error on one of the several video and still images shown of Margaret Trudeau”, a “60 Minutes” spokesman told Page Six.
Trudeau, who is headed to the White House for a gala state dinner hosted by U.S. President Barack Obama this week, says he will be watching the presidential race closely.
The last question was poignant to many in Canada and the U.S, with Logan asking Trudeau what Canadians dislike about the U.S.
“Ultimately, being open and respectful towards each other is much more powerful as a way to diffuse hatred and anger, than layering on big walls and oppressive policies”, Trudeau said.
A former Canadian cabinet minister says no…at least not the Americans that matter most to us.
It prompted Conservative MP Jason Kenney to take to social media and refer to Trudeau’s comment as “regrettably smug”.