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Isla Fisher Thanks Donald Trump For Showing That 'Unqualified Orange People Can Win Things' | The Huffington Post EDITION US عربي (Arabi) Australia Brasil Canada Deutschland España France Ελλάδα (Greece) India Italia 日本 (Japan) 한국 (Korea) Maghreb México Québec (En Francais) South Africa United Kingdom United States NEWS WorldPost Highline Science Education Weird News Business TestKitchen Tech College Media POLITICS Pollster Election Results Eat the Press HuffPost Hill Candidate Confessional So That Happened ENTERTAINMENT Sports Comedy Celebrity Books Entertainment TV Arts + Culture WELLNESS Healthy Living Travel Style Taste Home Weddings Divorce Sleep WHAT'S WORKING Impact Green Good News Global Health VOICES Black Voices Latino Voices Women Fifty Religion Queer Voices Parents Teen College VIDEO ALL SECTIONS Arts + Culture Black Voices Books Business Candidate Confessional Celebrity College Comedy Crime Divorce Dolce Vita Eat the Press Education Election Results Entertainment Fifty Good News Green Healthy Living Highline Home Horoscopes HuffPost Data HuffPost Hill Impact Latino Voices Media Outspeak Parents Politics Pollster Queer Voices Religion Science Small Business So That Happened Sports Style Taste Tech Teen TestKitchen Travel TV Weddings Weird News Women WorldPost FEATURED Hawaii OWN Quiet Revolution Don't Stress the Mess Endeavor Fearless Dreamers Generation Now Inspiration Generation Paving the Way The Power Of Humanity Sleep + Wellness What's Working: Purpose + Profit What's Working: Small Businesses ENTERTAINMENT Isla Fisher Thanks Donald Trump For Showing That 'Unqualified Orange People Can Win Things' She also mocked Melania's plagiarism scandal. 12/07/2016 09:37 am ET 16k Carly Ledbetter Entertainment Writer, The Huffington Post Caroline McCredie via Getty Images Isla Fisher poses in the media room after winning the Trailblazer Award at the 6th AACTA Awards Presented by Foxtel at The Star on Dec. 7, in Sydney, Australia. Isla Fisher didn’t hold back in her acceptance speech at the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards on Wednesday. While accepting her Trailblazer award, the actress mocked Melania Trump’s plagiarism scandal and poked fun at President-elect Donald Trump.  “From a young age my parents impressed on me the values that you work hard for what you want in this life, that your word is your bond, you say what you want to do and you keep your promises, that you treat people with respect,” Fisher said per news.com.au , before confessing she’d copied Michelle Obama’s words verbatim from her speech at the 2008 Democratic National Convention. Melania famously used Obama’s words for her speech at the 2016 Republican National Convention.  ”I figured if Melania Trump can use them and have success, I should try,” Fisher joked.  The 40-year-old actress closed her speech by naming Donald Trump as the inspiration for her continued success.  “I do need to thank Trump,” Fisher said. “I don’t think I’d be here if it weren’t for him showing the world that unqualified orange people can win things.”  If only that weren’t the understatement of the year.  Also on HuffPost Celebrity News & Photos Celebrity News & Photos 1 of 373 Celebrity Photos: December 2016 Lea Michele surprises an Amazon Prime Now customer in LA with a Golden Ticket prize.  Share this slide: Michael Simon More: Donald Trump Michelle Obama Melania Trump Isla Fisher Suggest a correction Comments Close SUBSCRIBE TO & FOLLOW ENTERTAINMENT HuffPost Entertainment is your one-stop shop for celebrity news, hilarious late-night bits, industry and awards coverage and more — sent right to your inbox six days a week. Learn more Newsletter 1.1 M 134 K 464 K Podcast Add us on Snapchat Isla Fisher Thanks Donald Trump For Showing That 'Unqualified Orange People Can Win Things' NEW! HIGHLIGHT AND SHARE Highlight text to share via Facebook and Twitter CONVERSATIONS Advertise RSS Careers FAQ User Agreement Privacy Comment Policy About Us About Our Ads Contact Us Archive Copyright © 2017 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.    "The Huffington Post" is a registered trademark of TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc. All rights reserved. Part of HuffPost • HPMG News