Vice President Pence had company on his side of the stage during his debate against Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisNavarro rips 'dimwit' Trump Jr. on 'The View' for COVID-19 and obesity tweet Do progressives prefer Trump to compromise? Biden, Harris push big lie about Border Patrol MORE on Wednesday.
A fly made a surprise appearance on top of Pence’s head while he was answering a question about racism. The moment, which appeared to last for longer than a minute before the fly departed, immediately went viral on Twitter.
WATCH: A fly appears to land on VP Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PencePence says he hopes conservative majority on Supreme Court will restrict abortion access Federal judge to hear case of Proud Boy alleged Jan. 6 rioter seeking release from jail The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - Dems attempt to tie government funding, Ida relief to debt limit MORE's head. #VPDebate pic.twitter.com/pMWBxdlwgm— The Hill (@thehill) October 8, 2020
Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenFord to bolster electric vehicle production in multi-billion dollar push Protesters demonstrate outside Manchin's houseboat over opposition to reconciliation package Alabama eyes using pandemic relief funds on prison system MORE poked fun at the moment in a tweet not long after, asking supporters to donate money to help his “campaign fly.”
Many others also poked fun at the moment online.
Nobody:— KYLE (@thekillakay_) October 8, 2020
The fly on Mike Pence head: pic.twitter.com/N1wcrkZxQc
WAIT DID I GET COVID FROM PENCE?? #pinkeyepence— fly in mike pence's hair (@flyinmikepence) October 8, 2020
Harris did not appear to acknowledge the fly during the debate.