WFAA Meteorologist Greg Fields Keeps the Spirit of Rickrolling Alive

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Well, at least he did this morning, when the rather serious Dallas news personality invoked the ghost of Rick Astley (I know he's still alive) and participated in the Internet bait-and-switch phenomenon known as "Rickrolling." Which leads everyone to ask: That's still a thing?

Yes. I think when you reach the end of the Internet and have looked at every last cat video, that song is just playing on loop, as you looking into a pitch black void of nothingness. I thought he might have gone for a Fresh Prince, but the Astley song suits him.

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