No, Theresa May’s cabinet didn’t pose in front of ‘The Scream’

There are some hilariously grotesque pictures that are too good to be true.

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One such example is a viral photo showing UK prime minister Theresa May and her cabinet posing in front of Edvard Munch’s iconic 1893 painting “The Scream”:

If it was true, it would be an incredibly ironic & fitting dig at the sorry state of British politics in 2017 the post-Brexit fandango, Theresa May losing the general elections she herself called to smash the opposition and the meteoric rise of Jeremy Corbyn among young people.

But a quick Google search shows the picture actually dates back to September 2016, and shows May with her 27 cabinet members:

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At the time, the image was slammed for its “impressive lack of diversity”.

There’s a more recent picture of May’s new cabinet, in front of the same painting:

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