Japan aide gets told off by his mother... for putting his hands in his pockets during televised press conference in the US

dailymail.co.uk -- Jan 24

It should have been one of the proudest moments of his political career. But one Japanese aide will remember his visit to the US President for the wrong reasons – after he got a dressing down from his mum for putting his hands in his pockets.

Seiji Kihara said his ‘ashamed’ mother told him off after he was filmed standing casually during an official visit to Washington, DC. The 52-year-old was spotted in the background as Japanese prime minister Fumio Kishida answered questions from reporters, before moving his hands when he realised he was on camera.

But he still received an angry phone call from his mother who told him he should ‘sew up his pockets’. Mr Kihara said he had been focusing on the PM’s comments and liked to ‘put his hands in his pockets’. ...continue reading