Congratulations Malaria! Naomi Campbell's AutoCorrect Fail As She Praises Nobel Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai


Naomi Campbell meant it as a sweet gesture, and it can probably be blamed on the iPhone's autocorrect, so we probably shouldn't be too harsh.

But it is pretty funny. Meaning to send a congratulatory Instagram, which also posted to her Twitter account, the supermodel posted: "Congratulations malaria on your #noblepeaceprize #2014 #Respect #joy #ithalljuststarted".

That, ladies and gentlemen, is actually a total of three errors. Firstly, it's Malala [Yousafzai] who is the 17-year-old Pakistani schoolgirl and education campaigner. Secondly, it's the Nobel peace prize, named for Alfred Nobel, though it's also a 'noble' thing to have. And we think that hashtag was supposed to say #itsalljuststarted but who knows?

The unfortunate tweet

And the supermodel's Instagram post

Yousafzai is the youngest person to win a Nobel prize - and found out in a chemistry lesson at her school in Birmingham.

The Pakistani activist joins winners like Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King and Aung San Suu Kyi in being awarded the prize, which she won jointly with Indian children's rights activist Kailash Satyarthi for her "heroic struggle" for of girls' access to education.

Yousafzai came to prominence after being shot in the head by the Taliban in October 2012, when her calls for equal rights angered militants in her homeland of Pakistan.

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