01 Aug '11, 4am

#NTU grad uses F-word in speech: Relax lah, why S'poreans so #uptight?

#NTU grad uses F-word in speech: Relax lah, why S'poreans so #uptight?

NTU valedictorian Trinetta Chong Chiao Sing, 23, uttered the F-word during her speech. Within hours, a video of her speech went viral, and she had to apologise for her 'slip of the tongue'. It is just a word, STOMPer Fish said of the incident. During her six-minute speech on Friday, July 29, Trinetta spoke to cheering and applauding peers. She even led them to stand up and give a round of applause of their loved ones during her light-hearted yet rousing speech. Emotions were high when she ended her speech: 'Congratulations to the graduating Class of 2011. We f***ing did it!' she exclaimed, and the Nanyang Auditorium exploded with what was described as rapturous applause. In a report by The New Paper today (Aug 1), Trinetta said she was feeling very emotional and it just came out. "It reflected my excitement at that point in time. As a young person, we do use such words mor...

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