So this happened at the memorial for Nelson Mandela:
The sign language interpreter for Mandela's memorial was just making up signs http://t.co/q1bE32qbPm
— Daily Mail Online (@MailOnline) December 11, 2013
This certainly speaks well of security. AP: Interpreter at Mandela event: I was hallucinating. Also, violence issues. http://t.co/JfFoLr5izw
— Byron York (@ByronYork) December 12, 2013
However, Twitter user @ExJon won the day with his response to the kerfuffle: When “Modern Seinfeld” meets strange happening:
My @SeinfeldToday plot: George tells high school crush he's a sign-language translator; accidentally has to translate Mandela funeral.
— jon gabriel (@exjon) December 12, 2013
Gold, Jerry. Gold!
@exjon I read that tweet to my husband five minutes ago and he's still laughing.
— Jen B (@LibertyImages) December 12, 2013
This Twitter user ups the funny by offering another plot twist: