"There is the president of the United States, Donald Trump, about to walk down those [Air Force One] stairs, stepping foot in Singapore as we await this historic summit with the North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un", Huntsman said, narrating footage of Trump arriving in Singapore.
Scaramucci brushed right past Huntsman's apparent gaffe and instead offered praise for Trump's foreign policy strategy. His non-reaction prompted even more mirth on social media.
Seemingly sensing Hunstman's slip, Scaramucci opted to brush the comment aside, opting instead to give the USA president some praise.
Responding to the controversy Sunday afternoon, Huntsman, who just so happens to the be the daughter of U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman, called on people on Twitter to "move on to things that actually matter".
"I called both President Trump and Kim Jong-un a dictator". I did not mean to say that.
"I do want to point out that earlier, as you know sometimes on live TV sometimes you don't always say things perfectly".
"Tough doing a live show", one tweet said. "Everyone makes mistakes. We're all human".
A majority of people, however, were less willing to forgive and forget.
"We all have slip ups in life, I have many".
"This is history", Huntsman said.