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COFFEE BREAK | Donald Trump Humiliates Himself By Saying He's "Good Friends" With Pavarotti

By Michael Vincent on April 20, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump makes a fool of himself at a press conference by mispronouncing Verdi and lying about being "good friends" with Pavarotti.
U.S. President Donald Trump makes a fool of himself at a press conference by mispronouncing Verdi and lying about being “good friends” with Pavarotti.

President Donald Trump was at the White House today for a joint press conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni.

“Through the ages, your country has been a beacon of artistic and scientific achievement,” Trump said with the help of a teleprompter.

“From Venice to Florence, from Verdi to Pavarotti — friend of mine. Great friend of mine…”

Pavarotti has been dead for 10 years. And his pronunciation of “Verdi” is… well… just watch the video:

 

Read the full story behind Trump and Pavarotti’s friendship, HERE.

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Michael Vincent is Publisher of Ludwig Van. He publishes regularly and writes occasionally. He has worked as a senior editor over fifteen years and is a former freelance classical music critic for the Toronto Star. Michael holds a Doctorate in Music from the University of Toronto.
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