Obama Holds Press Conference With Cuban President – You Won’t Believe How It Ends


March 22, 2016 8:08am PST

Obama continued his visit to Cuba on Monday by holding a press conference with communist president Raul Castro. However, it’s the way the press conference ended that has everyone talking.

According to IJ Review, things got awkward when Castro tried to grab Obama’s hand after the press conference. Obama responded with this:

The clip quickly went viral, and Twitter exploded with explanations for the awkward encounter.

Others saw the scene as a metaphor:

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Most people just found the clip painful to watch:

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What do you think about this clip? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section.


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