Fox News Anchor Apologises On Air After Accidentally Calling Trump A "Dictator"

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A Fox News host has accidentally referred to the highly anticipated summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a meeting of "two dictators".

At first, everything appeared to be flowing smooth as Huntsman was covering Trump's arrival in Singapore for his summit with Kim Jong-un.

Speaking on "Fox and Friends Weekend", Huntsman mistakenly suggested to former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci that the upcoming summit would be a historic moment for two autocratic powers.

Although her guests did not catch her gaffe instantly, Huntsman was called out on social media after the footage was released on Sunday.

The two men are expected to share a handshake before they meet alone with a pair of interpreters for roughly 45 minutes while their entourages wait nearby.

Fox & Friends airs on Fox News, a conservative 24-hour news channel created by Australian Rupert Murdoch.

The gaffe was made on Sunday during a Fox and Friends segment when Huntsman turned to Trumpian Anthony Scaramucci and said this: "This is history".

The anchor apologized later in the show. I'll never claim to be a flawless human being.

She corrected herself later in the broadcast, saying: 'As you know on live TV sometimes you don't always say things perfectly.

"Tough doing a live show", one tweet said. He can take that nation, with those great people, and truly make it great.

Many described Huntsman's words as a "Freudian slip", while others claimed the network, known for its favorable coverage of Trump, had finally told "the truth".