From the big oops department, we give you CNN's Jake Tapper.

Yesterday, Tapper offered up his well wishes to Presidential Candidate Ben Carson over the passing of his mother, Sonya Carson.

Only one problem: She never died.

At the conclusion of an interview between the Tapper and Carson on “The Lead,” Tapper sent his “deepest condolences” to the 2016 presidential candidate, adding how much he knew his mother meant to him.

“This is the first time I’ve seen you since you lost your mother, and I just wanted to send our deepest condolences on your lost,” Tapper told Carson. “I know she meant a great deal to you.”

He was surprised to learn she was was still alive.

Let's go to the video: