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Trump Copies Elle Woods' Graduation Speech From "Legally Blonde" In This Hilarious Video

Perhaps the president has taken a note from the queen of the bend and snap.

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As you probably already know, this is Donald Trump. He's the 45th president of the United States.

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And this is Elle Woods of Legally Blonde, arguably one of the smartest people to ever graduate from Harvard Law School.

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On Monday night's Tonight Show, the worlds of these two collided when host Jimmy Fallon edited clips of President Trump giving a speech that seemed quite similar to that of our beloved fictional character Ms. Woods.

Tonight: Trump plagiarized his commencement speech from Elle Woods in Legally Blonde

On Saturday, the president delivered a commencement speech to the graduating class at Liberty University, which is where Fallon got the footage for his video.

There were a few things Trump said in his speech that sounded just like Elle's, like this line:

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Hmmm.

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Even right down to the word "passion."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSLyFiHOC5I
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSLyFiHOC5I

Perhaps the president was inspired by how eloquent Elle's words were.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSLyFiHOC5I
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSLyFiHOC5I

After all, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.

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At least that's what people say.

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Online reaction to the footage was rife with plenty of expressive GIFs.

"Jimmy Fallon nailed that," another user tweeted.

@FallonTonight Oh-ho. Myy. God. Haha. Jimmy Fallon nailed that.

"Genius," another called it.

@FallonTonight @jimmyfallon Whoever made this is a Genius!!! 😂

No one can escape becoming a meme — not even the sitting president, who experienced quite the meme-riddled weekend.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSLyFiHOC5I
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSLyFiHOC5I
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