Breaking: it turns out Donald Trump is not a naturally gifted lyric tenor

4 August 2016, 15:48 | Updated: 11 January 2017, 14:26

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Who knew that Donald Trump was capable of belting out a random sitcom theme while dressed as a farmer? Not us…

During the 2005 Emmy Awards ceremony, the then-businessman, now-Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump was the unexpected star of a musical number.

Performing the theme song for sitcom Green Acres (us neither), Trump appears on stage with Will & Grace star Megan Mullally.

Can’t really believe this happened, but here we are:

To be honest, it’s a fairly lifeless interpretation of the song, but we think Trump might have something approaching a tuneful voice in there somewhere. He had gusto, for sure, but he can’t translate it into nailing that relatively simple melody. 

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Here’s the original, for reference:

In case you were wondering, that theme song was written by the great Vic Mizzy, who also wrote the indelible theme tune for The Addams Family.

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Equivalent video for Hillary Clinton was not available.