#FamousMelaniaTrumpQuotes Trends on Twitter After Her Suspiciously Familiar RNC Speech

#FamousMelaniaTrumpQuotes Trends on Twitter After Her Suspiciously Familiar RNC Speech
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Potential first lady Melania Trump gave an awfully familiar sounding speech Monday night during the Republican National Convention in Cleveland — and the masses were quick to take notice. 

Once Twitter caught wind that portions of her speech were almost verbatim to Michelle Obama's 2008 Democratic National Convention speech, the jokes started to fly with #FamousMelaniaTrumpQuotes.

Though Donald Trump's campaign said Melania Trump's speech "took notes on her life's inspirations, and in some instances included fragments that reflected her own thinking," and Melania Trump said she wrote the speech herself with as "little help as possible," many weren't convinced, and used #FamousMelaniaTrumpQuotes to call out the suspicious speech writing.

Though Melania Trump's speech wasn't a blatant copy-and-paste job, entire sections matched the structure and tone of first lady Obama's speech:

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Ashley Edwards is a news editor for Mic covering breaking and trending news. She previously worked at the New York Daily News and PIX11 News.

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