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The internet thinks Japan’s First Lady Akie Abe feigned inability to Speak English to avoid Trump



In an interview with the New York Times, US President Donald Trump spoke about not being able to discuss with the first lady of Japan Akie Abe beside whom he sat at a G20 conference because she does not speak English.

He said, “So, I was seated next to the wife of Prime Minister Abe, who I think is a terrific guy, and she’s a terrific woman, but she doesn’t speak English.”

The interviewer asked: Like, nothing, right? Like zero?

Trump said: “Like, not ‘hello’.”

But it turns out Akie Abe does speak English.

A video on YouTube shows first lady Abe giving an entire keynote speech in English at the High­‐Level Symposium on Coastal Resilience: The Road to Sendai on October 2, 2014.

Abe, who used to be a DJ, also worked for one of the largest advertising agencies in the world Dentsu Inc.

Watch the video below:



  1. Le coco

    July 21, 2017 at 1:47 pm

    My hero.. what a genius .. haha

  2. ufuoma

    July 21, 2017 at 3:33 pm

    Much as i am not a trump fan, isn’t this getting a bit much? the other time it was the polish first lady ignoring his handshake and reaching for melania’s hand instead, now this. I mean don’t get me wrong, the shade throwing is funny and creative but he is the president of the united states now, no longer the loud mouth reality TV host.

    • RollingMyEyes

      July 21, 2017 at 3:45 pm

      But does he act like the President of the US? What are you saying?

    • Timothy

      July 21, 2017 at 5:38 pm

      Ur levels of stupidity, could rival Trump’s. Its an absolutely good thing ur a minority.

    • Fleur

      July 22, 2017 at 1:20 am

      No. If you dont want to be insulted and an insult is almost imminent, you an pretend to not speak English.

    • Tiv Girl

      July 22, 2017 at 3:49 pm

      He definitely is still the loud mouth reality TV host. Are you watching the news? He is on TV (Or Twitter) loud talking everyday.

  3. June

    July 21, 2017 at 5:06 pm

    People should get over his whole Trump thing already . It don do. Uneccessary things to just have Trumps name on their lips every second . Distraction from actual problems in the world.

  4. JimJEX

    July 21, 2017 at 5:35 pm

    I was just thinking about this; African presidents should pull a sicky’, 2 avoid having to deal with Trump.

  5. Akpeno

    July 21, 2017 at 8:11 pm

    LMAO!!! This woman is a Genuis!!! Kai! 😀 😀 😀

  6. Bowl

    July 21, 2017 at 8:41 pm

    And Trump will survive all of you.
    @Rolling eyes , And your opinions weighs scant in the scheme if things . You’d be very shocked when he wins in next elections . Nigeria is your country for bloody f**king sake

  7. Tosin

    July 21, 2017 at 9:20 pm

    lol @ pullingamelania

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