"I see Andrew Yang every day, and I can’t remember him ever looking like this"

MSN reports that CNBC mistook Redpoint Ventures VC Geoff Yang for presidential candidate Andrew Yang.

The incident occurred when CNBC was reporting Yang’s fourth quarter fundraising numbers. Instead of a picture of the presidential candidate, a photo of the Redpoint Ventures founding partner was shown.

Additionally, a photo was that of former 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand was shown instead of Rep. Tulsi Gabbard.

The error came as the show was discussing fourth quarter fundraising numbers. One social media user was able to capture the blunder and share it on Twitter.

“This actually just happened. This is not fake. Click the link to confirm for yourself. CNBC screwed up the photos for both and in their reporting of Q4 fundraising totals,” the tweet read.

Geff Yang himself tweeted, “Ummm. This is and I am NOT running for President.”

In an email to Business Insider, Geoff wrote, “No comments, but I have gotten hundreds of emails and texts some offering donations! Funny, but makes it hard to get any work done.”

“Can confirm this is not @AndrewYang. Nor is @TulsiGabbard the same person as @SenGillibrand,”one person wrote.

“I see Andrew Yang every day, and I can’t remember him ever looking like this,” said another.

In related news, Andrew Yang recently stated that he was “honoured and disappointed” to be the only POC in the Democrats’ final debate.

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