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Melania Trump's RNC Speech Is Strikingly Similar to Michelle Obama's 2008 Speech

Melania Trump's RNC Speech Is Strikingly Similar to Michelle Obama's 2008 Speech

Melania Trump showed support for her husband Donald at the Republican National Convention on Monday night (July 18) but her speech sounded pretty familiar to many viewers.

The 46-year-old former model took to the podium to discuss the values she shares with her presidential hopeful husband and used some of the exact same sentences as Michelle Obama did during her Democratic National Convention speech in 2008.

Both women used phrases such as “you work hard for what you want in life” and “your word is your bond and you do what you say.”

Donald‘s campaign later issued a statement about Melania‘s speech saying, “In her beautiful speech, Melania‘s team of writers took notes on her life’s inspirations, and in some instances included fragments of that reflected her own thinking. Melania’s immigrant experience and love for America shone through her in her speech, which made it such a success.”

Check out the similarities in their speeches below…

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  • Dee

    ….HAHAHAHAhahahaha….thats phuq’d up. The writers forgot to send it to turnitin.com :/

  • gradybridges

    Way to put your best foot forward. That’s all anyone will talk about. How stupid do you have to be? Or wait it’s the Republicans

  • Faith + 1

    So the Republicans loved Michelle’s speech. Funny.

  • Dan Berjac

    The campaign should have known better, what was going through her head?

    http://www.thespreadit.com/melanie-trump-michelle-obama-73339/

  • Marie Bunny Shepard

    Except she have NO passion at all when she’s saying it. She’s like a dumb robot. At least ACT girl, pretend you give a fuck.

  • Curt Noydb

    No one posting knows what was in either speech. Just responnding to what you are told by SRM. How very “lemming” of you. Odd though, Melania didn’t come across as an entitled racist B!tch like Michelle did. Just an observation.

  • Dee

    i saw both side by side… after reading them both. and melania came across as a mail order bride-bot. so funny, michelle didn’t do anything wrong yet you attack her. pathetic.

  • xica

    Melania is so uninspirational lol What was she? A model? LMAO

  • Dee

    air? lol but srsly, she didnt write it, and i really didnt expect her to. what it shows is how ill-run the campaign is, and i feel someone could have done it on purpose to show that.

  • shoes4life

    Well Michelle is smart so it’s a complement to her that they’ll never give her. Anyway, Melania looked like a puppet up there. To me she would not be a good First Lady because I don’t believe she wants to be involved, she’s only been seen a handful of times while Trump was out campaigning. And that’s inly because she was made to come out after everyone started asking questions. Trump kept her out as long as he could. Hell they couldn’t even give each other a direct kiss.

  • FeeFiFoeFum

    It’s PLAGIARISM not a compliment. Drumpf’s idiot wife will be lucky if Michelle Obama, who IS a lawyer, doesn’t sue her stupid ass.

  • Dee

    it would be a compliment if michelle was credited, which she was not.

  • shoes4life

    Exactly, that why I said they’ll never do it.

  • shoes4life

    Exactly, that why I said they’ll never do it.

  • shoes4life

    I understand. I was being funny about it in a backhanded way. Trump a Republican who’s hardly ever seen wife has taking snippets from someone who he has demonized since President Obama took the oath. Yet, they will never admit it or give her credit. That’s why I said complement because he himself knows she is a very intelligent woman, yet he will never admit it.

  • FerCat

    Fairly generic stuff as far as speeches go.

    Hillary has speeches that matches those of other people too. No story here. Move on.

  • Little Murica’ that could

    How much botox is in that woman

  • Little Murica’ that could

    In Europe that code for escort

  • Little Murica’ that could

    Are you Poor White Trash? Republicans don’t like poor

  • Little Murica’ that could

    Are you Poor White Trash? Republicans don’t like poor

  • tjpm

    Is that lady the first lady of what country?

  • AWHODAT

    Aaaaawwww butt hurt, curty? LLLLLLLLMMMMMMMMMMMMMFFFFFFFFFFFAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • AWHODAT

    As phukkking IF! Sure you nasty fukkkers wish we would move on. Sowwy…..no can do. melania is just as much a fukking liar and THIEF as her sociopathic hubby. Suck it.

  • AWHODAT

    Of no country. the imported mail order bride bot would like to be the FLOTUS. Thats why she’s been secretly understudying America’s most loved FLOTUS, Michelle Obama.

    What…..english is your third language, huh?

  • FerCat

    Desperate much?
    Couldn’t care less. ~(˘▾˘~)

  • xica

    Lol

  • tjpm

    I was trying to make a joke :)

  • lucy

    President Obama has been accused many times of plagiarizing many speeches, especially speeches made by JFK. I don’t see a problem with Mrs. Trump’s speech, just as I never saw a problem when President Obama was accused of the same thing.

    I’m not a Trump supporter, but I am a supporter of being fair.

  • Gina

    Well to some people, Michelle being black is her biggest offense.

  • Josephina

    There were several quotes, not JUST one, that were VERBATIM. Furthermore, it is flat out plagiasrism when someone has said it before, practically in the same role almost on a like for like platform for the same purpose speaking as the wife of a presidential candidate.. eight years ago.

    Her speech shows little effort and actual demonstrates laziness as well as lack of attention to detail when you cut and past a speech together from very RECENT quotes. Funny how she talks about hard work. How hard is it to steal words from the exact same platform VERBATIM and tell everyone you wrote it????

    Why at first say you wrote the speech and then back pedal less than 24 hours later and say you had a team to help you write it? Then later have someone say the speech was a fragment f your thoughts??

    The flip flopping and stealing of others
    ‘ speeches and thoughts…VERBATIM.. is lazy, unoriginal and classless.

  • Josephina

    She said SHE DID write it on national TV. Is she not ALLOWED to speak for herself or what??
    You mean to tell me she is unable to write. Reading IS fundamental.

    This is how the republicans treat the wife of a presidiential candidate— like a damn bimbo. “Here bytotch, just read this and wear something tight so that the old nasty and horny men are looking at your ass. They are not interested in your thoughts, trophy wife (3rd wife)… so who cares WHAT she says. Right??

    it hasbeen found out now as well that she DOES NOT have a bachelor’s degree. People who lie cheat, people who cheat steal…

  • Dee

    lol i agree

  • jane

    geesh, it’s not as Melania or Michelle sat down and wrote their speeches. the speechwriter is to blame. and Michelle’s speech was prolly borrowed from someone else as well. it’s what speechwriters typically do. big deal.

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