Meryl Streep, presiding over the jury for the 2016 Berlin International Film Festival along with a bunch of other white people, bombed hard when an Egyptian reporter posed a question about her ability to understand films from "the Arab world and North Africa," according to the AP

Streep's response has landed her on Twitter's trending topics for all the wrong reasons: "I've played a lot of different people from a lot of different cultures," said Streep. "There is a core of humanity that travels right through every culture, and after all we're all from Africa originally," she added. "Berliners, we're all Africans, really."