Responding to Trump’s jab, conspiracy theorists quickly cooked up some theories on their channels, claiming that her crossed hands showed the photo was staged, or that – because she didn’t specifically mention the coronavirus vaccine, describing it only as a “shot” – she had received a different vaccination.
Why crossing one’s hands during a jab is a sign that something is fake is unclear, but we are sure QAnon have their reasons.
Today, I got the shot!!! I hope that you do too!
Thank you Nurse Torres!!! 💙 https://t.co/gPL1Mecv1G
Now, they have turned their attention to Trump with some claiming a QR code in a photo she posted is linked to a QAnon website (it’s not), and others claiming she had been killed by former President Donald Trump and his team (she hadn’t).
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And bizarrely, Gillian McKeith – the nutritionist without qualifications famous for rummaging through people’s faecal matter on You Are What You Eat – contributed to the ‘debate’ and seemed to imply that she did not get the shot as the needle is slightly obscured by the camera.