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Japan PM Abe criticised as tone deaf after lounge-at-home Twitter video

'Who do you think you are?' became a top trend on Twitter

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (R) posted a video with his pet dog, as a response to popular musician Gen Hoshino's (L) video.

TOKYO (Reuters) -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday drew an angry response from some Twitter users after sharing a video of himself lounging on a sofa with his dog, drinking tea and reading, with a message telling people to stay at home.

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