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To provide Internet users with a seemingly legitimate link that redirects to the music video for Rick Astley's 1987 song "Never Gonna Give You Up" as a joke. I thought I was reading a reliable source until I was rickrolled. Now "Never Gonna Give You Up" is stuck in my head!
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Rick Astley rick-rolled the world two years ago when he resurfaced with a very good album, his first new music in 23 years.
In a "Rick-Rolled" like twist, the trail has the Governor's David Morrissey dancing in a casino/arcade while Pitbull's song "Don't Stop The Party" plays in the background.
SUPER BANANA: Taking to the skies above the audience at the ECHO Arena; RICK-ROLLED: Dancing with Perez Hilton on stage as Rick Astley is announced as the Best Act Ever; HAIL TO THE CHIEF: Katy's Barack Obama dress; CHERRY CHAPSTICK: Starting the show with a bang; FRUITY: Posing with giant cherries, much to the crowd's delight
MTV's Richard Godfrey said the channel had been "well and truly Rick-rolled" - referring to an internet prank which tricks users into clicking a link to an Astley video.