Fife MSP goes viral as WWE star Mick Foley wrongly tags her in tweet

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Annabelle Ewing MSP
A tweet which went wrong landed a Fife SNP MSP with hundreds of new followers in the global wrestling fraternity.

Annabelle Ewing found herself at the centre of a viral story when her account was tagged in a post from a legend of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).

Mick Foley had meant to congratulate fellow star Paul Wright on his latest success in the sport, but his tweet auto-corrected to Ms Ewing’s account, leaving her slightly bemused, and with hundreds of new followers.

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Foley - whose social media account has 1.9m followers - quickly apologised, adding: ““That was my auto correct being far from correct.”

Foley was inducted into WWE’s Hall of Fame in 2013 after a phenomenally successful career.

The mix-up happened because the Twitter accounts for Ms Ewing and the promotion company behind All Elite Wrestling (AEW) - who Foley meant to tag - start in similar fashion.

Ms Ewing was elected to the Cowdenbeath constituency in 2016.

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