George Stephanopoulos Falsely Identifies Celtics Legend Bill Russell As Morgan Freeman

George Stephanopoulos made quite a gaffe during ABC's coverage of Monday's inauguration.

As the camera panned the crowd, Stephanopoulos incorrectly identified Boston Celtics hall of famer Bill Russell as Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman.

This was the picture on the screen:

Maybe the Celtics logo on the cap Russell was wearing should have been a clue:

Just saying.

(HT TMZ)

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