Deepfake technology is best known for its use in celebrity pornography, fake news, hoaxes and financial fraud. Now? Now it’s being used to manipulate footage of President John F. Kennedy’s address to the nation in 1963. Instead of talking about civil rights, he discusses adult cartoon .
You’ll hear him say Rick’s catch phrase, “Wubba Lubba dub dub,” early on in the video.
This odd yet captivating experience comes from YouTuber Ekian M, who posted the deepfake on Aug. 2. Altered with the help of artificial intelligence, the video shows JFK explaining the need for a high IQ to understand Rick and Morty, a cartoon on Adult Swim co-created by Community’s Dan Harmon.
Elsewhere in pop culture, deepfakes have been used to insert different actors into famous roles in movies likeand . MIT dug up the disturbing side of the technology by having .
But in this case, JFK, who was assassinated the same year as his civil rights address, just wants to talk about his love for a certain show.
“I loved it when Rick er, um, turned himself into a pickle. It was the funniest shit I’ve ever seen.”