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Her Sister

(6,444 posts)
Tue Jul 19, 2016, 06:47 AM Jul 2016

Rickrolled: Melania Trump also inexplicably plagiarized Rick Astley’s “Never Gonna Give You Up”

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Amid all the controversy surrounding Melania Trump’s speech at the Republican National Convention on Monday night which ripped off a speech given by Michelle Obama eight years earlier, it turns out Melania also plagiarized the lyrics from a pop song from the 1980s – and it wasn’t just any song. If you’ve ever been Rickrolled, which is to say you’ve been the victim of someone who slipped you a link to Rick Astley’s “Never Gonna Give You Up” video, it turns out Melania Trump just Rickrolled the entire nation.

In a development almost too bizarre for words, Twitter users have picked up on the fact that Melania Trump’s speech included the phrase “He will never, ever give up. And most importantly, he will never, ever let you down.” This is a rather blatant ripoff of Astley’s signature lyrics “Never gonna give you up, never gonna let you down.”

It’s not immediately clear whether Melania knowingly inserted the “Never Gonna Give You Up” lyrics into her speech on purpose as a way of intentionally Rickrolling the nation, or if a speechwriter slipped these words into her speech as a way of trying to make her look foolish. In light of the larger picture in which so much of the speech was stolen from Michelle Obama, it’s fair to ask the question of whether a rogue speechwriter was trying multiple avenues of embarrassing Melania in the same speech. In any case, it caused Rick Astley’s name to briefly become a trending topic on Twitter.


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Rickrolled: Melania Trump also inexplicably plagiarized Rick Astley’s “Never Gonna Give You Up” (Original Post) Her Sister Jul 2016 OP
“I read once over it and that’s all. Because I wrote it and with [as] little help as possible.” Cha Jul 2016 #1
Oh MY!!! She makes no sense! Her Sister Jul 2016 #2
Well, it was before she ever thought she'd get busted for it.. Cha Jul 2016 #3
She perhaps doesn't yet BlueMTexpat Jul 2016 #4
:rofl: complain jane Jul 2016 #5

Cha

(294,597 posts)
1. “I read once over it and that’s all. Because I wrote it and with [as] little help as possible.”
Tue Jul 19, 2016, 07:03 AM
Jul 2016
"Melania Trump Plagiarized Her Convention Speech From Michelle Obama"

"It’s unclear how much of her speech Melania actually wrote, but earlier in the day she told NBC’s Matt Lauer, “I read once over it and that’s all. Because I wrote it and with [as] little help as possible.”

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/melania-trump-speech-plagiarized_us_578da752e4b0a0ae97c33675

Crooked melania owns all the words in the speech from her own mouth.

What a vipers' nest!

Thank you, Her Sister~

Cha

(294,597 posts)
3. Well, it was before she ever thought she'd get busted for it..
Tue Jul 19, 2016, 07:18 AM
Jul 2016

I think she lied about writing the speech herself and some idiot trump speech writer wrote it for her.

I guess time well tell if the culprit's head will roll .. so to speak.

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