Rick Astley rickrolls unsuspecting weather reporter on air

Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2018/04/12/rick-astley-rickrolls-unsuspec.html

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I was sort of wondering when it would become funny again. So it’s not too soon?

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?

What did I miss?

Why would it be too soon??

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Aww, that’s lovely.

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So sweet. He really is never gonna give us up.

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Choir!Choir!Choir! invited him to sing with them in Toronto.

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No, he ddn’t die. But the meme got just a little old…

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Never gonna let us down.

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Never gonna write a new song, evidently.

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Apart from all the other ones.

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Never gonna have to.
(Though he did.)

Rick Astley had a corny ‘one hit wonder’ which, by design, should have been long-forgotten; but because someone decided to use a clip of his cheesy song as a part of an online prank, his relevance in pop culture has been revived… along with his mechanical royalties.

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It’s been officially renewed and is hilarious again.

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so you’re just going to run around and desert it?

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Until it’s time for… Phase Two.

Must be earning millions for Astley.

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I liked his two new songs,


I’m sure it has helped him promotionally, but according to a source from 2010:

Hard to know, but hopefully that has changed since then.

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What is WRONG with you?

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@milliefink beat me to it. But seriously dude, WTF?

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You know the rules and so do I

You wouldn’t get this from any other guy

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