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Heart FM Confuse David Cameron With David Bowie And Announce His Death From Cancer

11/01/2016 12:47 GMT | Updated 11/01/2016 16:59 GMT

A news presenter on Heart FM made a monumental cock-up on Monday morning when she announced to the world that David Cameron had died of cancer.

Fiona Winchester was of course referring to the tragic news that music legend David Bowie had passed away when the slip of the tongue occurred.

In fairness she did immediately correct herself but it was too late to hide the gaffe.

Cameron - clearly alive and well - did have a tribute to the late star.

David Bowie was someone who people of my age, and those quite a bit older, felt we grew up with. He provided a...

Posted by David Cameron on Monday, January 11, 2016

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