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Phony sign language interpreter signs gibberish

An impostor sign language interpreter crashed a Tampa police press conference. Police were announcing a major arrest in the recent Seminole Heights murders.

An imposter sign language interpreter crashed a Tampa police press conference. Police were announcing a major arrest in the recent Seminole Heights murders.
replies 31Dec 6, 2017 2:26 PM +00:00

OMG I'm sorry but that's hilarious!

replies 1Dec 6, 2017 2:29 PM +00:00

Fucking hilarious! Apparently the same thing happened in a Hurricane conference - the guy signed "Pizza" and "Bear Monster".

Just awesome.

replies 2Dec 6, 2017 2:36 PM +00:00

This is oddly not that uncommon.

There was a whole thing with Mandela a long time ago-- he gave a speech and the sign language interpreter had no clue, was just making random hand gestures.

replies 3Dec 6, 2017 2:42 PM +00:00

It also happened at Nelson Mandelas funeral iirc. That was hilarious too.

replies 4Dec 6, 2017 2:43 PM +00:00

Is it some kind of borderline pathology?

replies 5Dec 6, 2017 2:47 PM +00:00

Fake Irma interpreter

I added captions to show you what the "Sign Language interpreter" was actually signing. Sad situation for Deaf people in Manatee County. Twitter @Just_J4now ;
replies 6Dec 6, 2017 2:47 PM +00:00

It’s hilarious until you’re a deaf person who is desperate for hurricane evacuation news.

It’s also so disrespectful to deaf people in general. It’s like translating a speech for a Chinese audience by saying “Ching Chong, Ching Chong!”

replies 7Dec 6, 2017 2:50 PM +00:00

r6 That was different, it was just some guy who they knowingly used in a "pinch", he obviously wasn't well versed as he probably let on.

replies 8Dec 6, 2017 2:53 PM +00:00

If you’re putting someone on TV in front of millions of viewers, you should make sure that they know what they’re doing. There’s just no excuse in the world.

At the same time, it is funny to watch if you don’t have to rely on them for life saving information.

replies 9Dec 6, 2017 2:55 PM +00:00

It's not hilarious you juvenile wankers. It's ridiculous and insulting to deaf people. And it's happened several times at important events. How the fuck did this imposter just wander in? Is it open house? If there isn't already, there should be a register of properly qualified signers that public bodies can use and stop this nonsense.

replies 10Dec 6, 2017 2:56 PM +00:00

This woman is a career con artist with the rap sheet to prove it. They don't even know how she got there, because they have a standing arrangement with a firm that provides interpreters.

One deaf lady said it looked like she was singing, which is hilarious. If you don't find this shit funny, since it wasn't relaying anything life altering, get a life.

replies 11Dec 6, 2017 2:59 PM +00:00

R10 Listen proper Brit Britney, of course it's wrong but none the less funny as hell.

replies 12Dec 6, 2017 2:59 PM +00:00

Yeah it's hilarious. Sure it's also dangerous, silly and insulting too. But an adult making ridiculous faces and movements while spouting gibberish among all the sober officials is funny.

replies 13Dec 6, 2017 3:03 PM +00:00

It is pretty hilarious, especially with the faces she makes and the shaking her hands out.

replies 14Dec 6, 2017 3:03 PM +00:00

I expect you enjoyed trump's "spastic" impersonation too R14. Some of you are very easily amused.

replies 15Dec 6, 2017 3:16 PM +00:00

R15 Yes dear. That's why we are in here

replies 16Dec 6, 2017 3:18 PM +00:00

I'm glad to see that it's not always someone from a historically disadvantaged group with well-known language deficiencies of other kinds who pulls this stunt.


replies 17Dec 6, 2017 3:36 PM +00:00

This clown and her fans on Datalounge are pathetic.

replies 18Dec 6, 2017 3:41 PM +00:00

"Disabled people are hilarious!" - the average bird-brained DL.

replies 19Dec 6, 2017 3:42 PM +00:00

No one is laughing at hearing-impaired people, you sanctimonious twatwaffles. Jeez, how did you people find DL, anyway? Do you not realize where you are, you poor lost tards?

--Are You Chicks?
replies 20Dec 6, 2017 4:08 PM +00:00

R6 Pizza and Bear monster! Brouhaha!

replies 21Dec 6, 2017 4:17 PM +00:00

I am having a hard time finding the background. Are these people doing pranks? Getting paid for something they don't know how to do?

replies 22Dec 6, 2017 4:25 PM +00:00

CHRIST, everyone wants to be in show business - -
replies 23Dec 6, 2017 6:58 PM +00:00


replies 24Dec 6, 2017 7:07 PM +00:00

OMG. Hilarious. That bitch is welcome here anytime!

replies 25Dec 6, 2017 7:11 PM +00:00

"Purple oxygen dancing zipper eat newspaper popcorn water. Bukake. Tub of frosting."

--Datalounge ASL Interpreter at Police Press Conference
replies 26Dec 6, 2017 7:18 PM +00:00

The Hurricane guy in the yellow shirt has family members who are deaf and has a limited knowledge of sign language. He works for the city and was pressured to sign for the hurricane update/evacuation notice.

The woman is pathological/crazy and is a convicted conwoman.

replies 27Dec 6, 2017 7:33 PM +00:00

This is one of those things where I feel horribly guilty for laughing . Not at the deaf or the disabled, but at her conviction and dedication to her craft. Wonder how she slipped in .

replies 28Dec 6, 2017 7:47 PM +00:00

Fucking hilarious!!!!!!

replies 29Dec 6, 2017 7:55 PM +00:00

I can't stop laughing at this.

replies 30Dec 6, 2017 8:00 PM +00:00

Such passion, appointment and flair. Perfect that she is nuts amongst the suits.

replies 31Dec 6, 2017 8:06 PM +00:00