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Trending Video: Donald Trump With A Cockney Accent

  • by: Maarten Schenk
  • (Fri, 29 Jan 2016 14:06:34 Z)

You have to listen to this. Comedian Peter Serafinowicz has dubbed a Donald Trump speech, giving him a London Cockney accent. The contents of the speech are completely unchanged, but the result is surprisingly convincing.

About the author:

Maarten Schenk is our resident expert on fake news and hoax websites. He likes to go beyond just debunking trending fake news stories and is endlessly fascinated by the dazzling variety of psychological and technical tricks used by the people and networks who intentionally spread made-up things on the internet.  He can often be found at conferences and events about fake news, disinformation and fact checking when he is not in his office in Belgium monitoring and tracking the latest fake article to go viral.

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