Trudeau in Tofino: Shirtless Prime Minister photobombs beach wedding
Canada's Prime Minister was spotted at a Tofino beach wedding – and yes he was shirtless
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A Tofino wedding party had a surprise guest last week when Canada's Prime Minister showed up on the public beach with his surfing gear.
A shirtless Justin Trudeau appears in several photos from that day on Vancouver Island photographer Marnie Recker's Facebook page.
"When the Prime Minister of Canada accidentally photobombs a wedding, he does it with impeccable timing and in full Tofino spirit," she wrote on Facebook.
Trudeau was carrying a surfboard and had his wetsuit down around his waist in the photos.
"Justin was quickly leaving the beach at the same time the bride appeared and started coming down the stairs. It was her moment and he respectfully stood aside and witnessed her walk down the aisle to her husband-to-be,” said Recker.
Trudeau and his family were also spotted earlier last week whale watching in Tofino.
A previous sighting of Canada's shirtless prime minister gained international attention.
The BBC and Time magazine reported on a Canadian family that encountered Trudeau while hiking in Quebec's Gatineau Park last month and took a selfie with the prime minister, who was not wearing a shirt.
Reporting on the same Quebec encounter, American online news provider Mic called shirtless Trudeau “one of Canada's most prized national treasures.”
With files from The Canadian Press