Donald trump meets Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen singer: In a lighter turn to United States President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan, the 71-year-old met Japanese Internet sensation Pikotaro, known for his “pen-pineapple-apple-pen” tune that went viral last year.The unlikely photograph of the US president and the Japanese singer, whose real name is Kazuhito Kosaka, was taken at a reception in Tokyo as part of Donald Trump’s 11-day tour of Asia. Pikotaro was chosen to sing for the president at the lavish reception.
— ピコ太郎(PIKOTARO)(公式) (@pikotaro_ppap) November 6, 2017
In the image, Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe hovers nearby, while Trump grins at the camera and a beaming Pikotaro makes the Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen sign with his hands. Pikotaro was obviously thrilled with the meeting, writing on Twitter that it was “an honour” and posting more than 15 images from the event. The meeting was not mentioned on Trump’s Twitter account.
Pikotaro was reportedly chosen to perform at the dinner because Abe wanted to keep the mood “upbeat” during Trump’s visit. His hit song, which contains a handful of words, is just 45 seconds long. It is already a hit with some members of Trump’s family. Donald trump meets Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen singer, A video showing Ivanka Trump’s daughter, Arabella, singing along to PPAP went viral in November last year, coinciding with Abe’s meeting with the then president-elect in New York.
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