People are hilariously confusing Emmanuel Macron for a beloved French cookie


Even when you're the new president of France, you can trust Twitter to bring you back down to earth with a bang.

In the aftermath of Emmanuel Macron's sweeping victory in the French presidential election — in which he beat far-right Marine Le Pen with 66 percent of the vote — Twitter is confusing him with the macaron, a popular meringue-based cookie.

Macron and macarons​​​

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So great is the confusion, in fact, that many are taking to Twitter to issue reminders about the difference between Macron and macarons and macaroons.

Many people are totally, 100 percent fine with the confusion, though. In fact, they think it's rather fitting.

Of course, the confusion sparked some intense debate. Like, if there were a Macron macaron, what flavour would it be? Good question.

All this conversation about macarons was making some people rather peckish. So they celebrated Macron's victory with some macarons.

Mmmm, délicieux!

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