Unless you were living under a rock yesterday (and in fairness, said rock would have at least provided shade in the unendurable heat), you probably know about the controversy of Melania Trump’s speech at the Republican National Conference using parts of a speech by Michelle Obama.

The incident provoked the #FamousMelaniaTrumpQuotes to trend globally.

As the American host does so well, Stephen Colbert referenced the event on The Late Show last night with a guest appearance from ‘Melania Trump’ (aka Broadway star Laura Benanti in a flawless impression), offering her the opportunity to clear the matter up and to argue her case that the speech was not plagiarised.

The hilarious result can be seen here: