Well, this is awkward.
In a segment on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Sunday night, "60 Minutes" accidentally showed a photo of Kim Cattrall, calling her Margaret Trudeau.
"60 Minutes" misidentified actress Kim Cattrall, left, with Pierre Trudeau. (Screenshot/CBS)
The "Sex and the City" actress reportedly dated Trudeau's father, former prime minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau.
Pierre married Justin's mother, Margaret, in 1971. They separated six years later.
Former prime minister Pierre Trudeau and his then-wife Margaret enjoy a dance at an annual Liberal party fundraiser. (Photo: Boris Spremo/Toronto Star via Getty Images)
In 1981, Pierre Trudeau was photographed at events like the Genie Awards with Cattrall, who grew up on Vancouver Island and still owns a home there.
"He was so incredibly sexy," she told a biographer who profiled the former PM. "He was very soft-spoken, incredibly smart, sensitive."
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Pierre Trudeau arrives for the Genie Awards ceremony with actress Kim Cattrall in Toronto on March 12, 1981. (Photo: Canadian Press)
"60 Minutes" apologized for the mix-up on Monday. "We regret the error on one of the several video and still images shown of Margaret Trudeau. It was corrected online last night," a spokesman told The Hollywood Reporter.
Canadians were quick to point out the gaffe on Twitter:
Justin Trudeau on 60 Minutes: He loves boxing! Also, a quick answer about refugees and also check out his mom, Kim Cattrall.— Baedrian Lee (@AdrianKLee) March 7, 2016
Including Cattrall herself:
Margaret Trudeau was given an honorary degree from Simon Fraser University in B.C. last week for her mental health advocacy work. The prime minister turned up as a surprise guest at the ceremony, giving a short speech praising his mother.
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