Melania Trump says she wrote her own 'beautiful' speech
Twitter has poked fun at Melania Trump for plagiarising parts of Michelle Obama's 2008 speech.
JOHANNESBURG - Melania Trump has posted a brief statement defending her speech at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Monday.
The wife of Republican candidate Donald Trump, has come under fire for plagiarising parts of a speech delivered by current First Lady Michelle Obama at the Democratic convention in 2008.
Melania Trump plagiarized Michelle Obama tonight, and here's the video to prove it: pic.twitter.com/gCDeJL04zY— (((Yair Rosenberg))) (@Yair_Rosenberg) July 19, 2016
Jason Miller, who is the senior communications advisor to Trump's campaign, has released a statement on Melania's behalf and claims her team of writers took notes from some of her inspirations.
Statement on Melania Trump Speech pic.twitter.com/80KgS0jxXz— MELANIA TRUMP (@MELANIATRUMP) July 19, 2016
And while her husband is proud of the aspiring first lady's speech, social media users won't let her live it down.
People have gone as far as appropriating some of the most famous rap lyrics and historical quotes to her name. All for laughs.
"Imagine smoking weed in the streets— Michael Skolnik (@MichaelSkolnik) July 19, 2016
without cops harassin'
Imagine going to court with no trial."#FamousMelaniaTrumpQuotes
"Now this is a story all about how my life got twist-turned upside down." #FamousMelaniaTrumpQuotes— Akilah Hughes (@AkilahObviously) July 19, 2016
"Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country" #FamousMelaniaTrumpQuotes— Keya Morgan (@KeyaMorgan) July 19, 2016
@Li_Zwane 😂😂😂😂😂— Xolani Mvulana (@xolanimvulana) July 19, 2016