Multiple people on Twitter appear to have had the same idea of stripping words from the televised footage to show only Trump’s breathing and sniffing.
And the resulting clips, below, are ― well, a bit unsettling.
They inevitably prompted some amusing responses online:
This was actually the sex tape audio with @StormyDaniels, same duration and sign off.
— Barack Obama🇺🇸 ‘s head (@ThePresObama) January 9, 2019
He was watching Stormy fold laundry.
— Schooley (@Rschooley) January 9, 2019
“Siri, what is the opposite of ASMR?”
— Kendally Brown (@kendallybrown) January 9, 2019
This is, unfortunately, the first video I could smell.
— m_l_a_d_y (@m_l_a_d_y) January 9, 2019
Parker you’ve out done yourself. Grotesque and phenomenal at the same time.
— Vincent D’Onofrio (@vincentdonofrio) January 9, 2019
I watched all of this and none of the original, but feel like I heard the best parts anyway.
— Don Draper (@DonDraperReally) January 9, 2019
This is not how ASMR works.
— Matt Wagner (@othermattwagner) January 9, 2019
Dear god that was uncomfortable. Still better than the original.
— Mike Trelinski (@mtrelins) January 9, 2019
Pure unadulterated high-octane nightmare fuel. Thanks.
— Nicholas (@fools_n_kings) January 9, 2019
this is what hold music sounds like in hell
— Nima Shirazi (@WideAsleepNima) January 9, 2019