Saudi King's Glittery Golden Escalator Stopped Midway And It was Awkward
81-year-old Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz's three-day visit got off to an awkward start when his glittery golden escalators that he uses to descend from his plane broke down midway.
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Travelling with a delegation of around 1,000 people, his own carpets, and a golden escalator, the 81-year-old Saudi monarch's three-day visit got off to an awkward start when his glittery golden escalators that he uses to descend from his plane broke down midway.
Truly living life king size, he exited the plane and boarded his golden escalator which, well, faced technical difficulties leaving the king visibly confused.
King Salman who waited patiently for the error to be rectified eventually climbed down the escalators while his aides followed him.
The video of the malfunctioning escalators hit the social media and instantly went viral.
King of Saudi Arabia forced to walk down the stairs when his golden escalator malfunctioned. Prayers up to Salman during this tough time. pic.twitter.com/EVHJWhOLoB— Reza Marashi (@rezamarashi) October 5, 2017
Saudi King seemingly paralyzed when his plane's escalators stop working. pic.twitter.com/S7A20KKBp1— Natasha Fatah (@NatashaFatah) October 6, 2017
Saudi King's golden escalator breaks down after landing to sign arms deal w Putin. God forbid he walk downstairs pic.twitter.com/Pti5FUeqe9— Mary (@AmericanHotLips) October 6, 2017
Saudi King Salman gets out of the plane in Moscow for historic visit. Escalator, then lift, then brass band. pic.twitter.com/QJsWBMxlHG— Maria Antonova (@mashant) October 4, 2017
Saudi King’s golden airplane escalator got stuck in Russia. The poor guy had to walk.— Gissur Simonarson (@GissiSim) October 5, 2017
Saudi Arabia king uses golden escalator as a airplane stairs. When he arrived to Moscow yesterday, his golden stairs got stuck. pic.twitter.com/h3o1UD8s8p— English Russia (@EnglishRussia1) October 5, 2017
Saudi King’s golden escalator breaks down, is forced to walk as he arrives in Moscow to sign arms deals with Putin. pic.twitter.com/VTiVG5HBfb— Josh Caplan (@joshdcaplan) October 6, 2017
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