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Posted on May 5, 2017, at 1:58 p.m. ET
The women in the image are actually K-pop stars and the tweet was meant as a joke, but the internet fell for it. Hard.
The image circulated widely online, but the original clip shows nothing of the kind.
The first lady's account definitely liked that tweet.
A lot of misinformation has been spreading through memes on Facebook. This particular quote was published by a fake Fox News page and the image went viral but, as Snopes reports, the quote is not real.
The woman, Desiree Fairooz, was found guilty of ‘disorderly or disruptive conduct’ and now faces jail time, though that sentence is considered unlikely according to the Guardian.
Russia did ban Jehova's Witnesses, but President Trump did not condemn the action or pray with the group, AP reports.
And it's empowering, the CBC reports.
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