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Please Enjoy Angela Merkel, Chancellor Of Sass, Rolling Her Eyes At Vladimir Putin


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But get ready for the best photo of all. While she was talking with Vladimir Putin, the Russian president appeared to engage in some quality mansplaining, waving his finger at her and everything.

Don't believe me? Here's the footage.

Mansplaining, G20 style. Watch Angela Merkel’s eye-roll.


Look again, the two leaders appear to be discussing something that involves a lot of hand movements. (Maybe missiles? Because North Korea just tested a big one?)

Putin explaining to Angela Merkel how ballistic missiles work


While others wondered what Putin said that caused Merkel to lose it.

@SimonNRicketts Putin is explaining how he gets his chest so shiny by rubbing baby oil on it before he goes outdoor…

David Mack is a reporter and weekend editor for BuzzFeed News in New York.

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