- The Russian pop star Emin Agalarov released a music video Tuesday that references the two biggest scandals of Donald Trump’s presidency.
- Agalarov trolled Trump, the Russia investigation, the Steele dossier and its most salacious allegation, the porn star Stormy Daniels, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Trump’s daughter and son-in-law, and former Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.
- The video prominently features a man in a control room watching a surveillance feed of “Trump” engaging in compromising activity and colluding with Zuckerberg and the Russians.
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The Russian pop star Emin Agalarov released a music video Tuesday for his new single, “Got Me Good,” that references the two biggest scandals engulfing Donald Trump’s presidency since he took office last year: the Russia investigation and the Stormy Daniels saga.
Agalarov’s name first cropped up in American headlines last year, when it surfaced that he and his father, the real-estate tycoon Aras Agalarov, arranged a meeting between Trump’s eldest son and two Russian lobbyists offering the Trump campaign “dirt” on then-Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.
Congressional and FBI investigators are scrutinizing the meeting as part of their probes into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election.
Emin’s music video makes several references to the so-called Steele dossier’s allegations of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia during the election. It also features actors playing prominent figures, including:
- Hillary Clinton
- Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner
- Trump’s eldest daughter Ivanka
- Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg
- The porn star Stormy Daniels
The music video opens with an unidentified man walking into a control room with several surveillance monitors.
The surveillance feed shows Emin, an actor playing Trump, and several actresses playing beauty pageant contestants walking down a hotel hallway.
Emin hands “Trump” a silver briefcase, and they shake hands before entering a hotel room with the pageant contestants. “Trump,” an actor playing Zuckerberg, and Emin are then shown partying in the hotel room with the contestants, all of whom have stripped down to their bikinis.
Back in the control room, the man at the desk erases Trump from the video feed.
The scene is a not-so-subtle reference to the Steele dossier’s allegation that Emin sent Russian prostitutes to a hotel room in Moscow where Trump was staying during the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Russia. The dossier says Russian intelligence obtained surveillance footage of Trump engaging in salacious acts with the women, and then used the tape to blackmail Trump into doing the Kremlin’s bidding.
Meanwhile, another shot in the music video depicts actors playing Ivanka and Kushner walking into the hotel and receiving an unmarked briefcase from Emin.
In another scene, Emin is shown taking shots at a bar with “Ivanka,” “Kushner,” and an actress playing Clinton. The feed cuts to Emin handing Trump a silver briefcase again, which apparently contains money or compromising footage of Clinton.
“Zuckerberg” gives Emin an unmarked envelope, and then shakes hands with “Trump” at a bar. The camera pans to a shot of Emin taking selfies with “Zuckerberg,” “Trump,” and an actress playing Daniels.
Emin’s inclusion of Zuckerberg appears to be his way of trolling the tech titan amid allegations of Russian activity on Facebook and the recent privacy scandal involving the now defunct data firm Cambridge Analytica.
Daniels has been a staple in the media since it emerged that Trump’s longtime personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, paid her $US130,000 in October 2016 in exchange for her silence about an affair she alleges she had with Trump. The Daniels payment now makes up a key portion of a federal investigation into whether Cohen committed bank fraud, wire fraud, and campaign finance violations while working for Trump.
Several characters in Emin’s music video, including “Daniels,” “Clinton,” and “Zuckerberg,” are separately shown either handing off or picking up unmarked envelopes and briefcases in a scenario orchestrated by Emin while the man in the control room watches the video feed.
Later, all the characters – except the man watching the surveillance footage – are shown drinking, smoking, and playing poker together while betting money. “Clinton” even bets an unmarked envelope at one point. The scene may be a reference to reports that the Russians or Russia-linked entities contacted several Trump associates offering a dossier of dirt on Clinton during the election.
The music video ends with the man in the control room receiving the silver briefcase with an unmarked envelope in it.
The man laughs, and reveals himself as an actor playing the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Watch the full music video below:
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