Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates is trending on Twitter for a 1994 television interview. An 18-second clip of this interview with CBS' Cornie Chung was shared on Twitter by senior news anchor, Jon Erlichman. Erlichman tweeted, "In 1994, Bill Gates jumped over a chair during a television interview."
In 1994, Bill Gates jumped over a chair during a television interview:pic.twitter.com/6QgPm2Jsay— Jon Erlichman (@JonErlichman) November 17, 2020
The tweet by Erlichman has garnered massive likes and retweets. Chung had asked Gates, "Is it true that you can leap over a chair in the standing position?". "So, it depends on the size of the chair," Gates had replied before jumping over a chair effortlessly.
Twitter users seemed to love the video with many of them retweeting. Some even compared Bill Gates with basketball player, Micheal Jordan.
Here's how Twitterati reacted on Gates' jumping video
Such a Gates answer
Such a Gates answer: "It depends on the size of the chair."— Paul Graham (@paulg) November 17, 2020
Bill Gates can be compared to Micheal Jordan
Bill gates >>> MJ!!! pic.twitter.com/FWSf1fW9va— notoriousGROW (@NotoriousGrow) November 18, 2020
Wow why wasn’t he in the NBA? Michael Jordan would have had serious competition.— RobertoMesas (@mesas_roberto) November 17, 2020
Was Bill Gates the actual inventor of Parkour?
Bill Gates deserves style points for this
Lmao 😂. You got to give @BillGates style points for this. Lol No ? Yes?— rclutch13 (@rclutch13) November 18, 2020
Can Bill still do this?
He was asked that in an interview. He answered “Probably not.”— Youngling & Feynman (@YounglingAndCo) November 17, 2020
Gates avoided a blooper classic right there
That could have been a blooper classic— Radek Pindiur (@Rado_YYZ) November 17, 2020
A pot of gold for memers
This has so much meme potential— franzranz (@realfranzranz) November 17, 2020