Rick Astley rickrolls unsuspecting weather reporter on air


#1

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


#2

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


#3

?

What did I miss?

Why would it be too soon??


#4

Aww, that’s lovely.


#5

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


#6

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


#7

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


#8

Never gonna let us down.


#9

Never gonna write a new song, evidently.


#10

Apart from all the other ones.


#11

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.


#12

It’s been officially renewed and is hilarious again.


#13

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


#14

Until it’s time for… Phase Two.


#15

Must be earning millions for Astley.


#16

I liked his two new songs,



#17

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.


#20

What is WRONG with you?


#21

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


#22

You know the rules and so do I

You wouldn’t get this from any other guy