What was this tweet about?

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  1. Fc203

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    I still question this
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    Who else would it be talking about if not Bumblebee?
     
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    It sounds like they're talking about Bumblebee. This was posted in 2016 so I don't think it's of any significance.
     
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    Bumblebee was a golden knight. But that was cut out from the movie
     
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    It's in reference to Sir Anthony Hopkins. This was tweeted a day before he was announced to be a part of the movie. The tweet calls him a knight because he was knighted in 1993 by the Queen, and he has received a golden globe award which is why the tweet says that he already has "an armor of gold."
     
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    I dunno man... GOLD knight? Who could they even be talking about?

    I don't even remember seeing a gold knight in the movie. Hmmmm, maybe a cut character? Maybe it's something hidden in the film itself? Gold.. knight? I dunno I-

    Yellow isn't gold you fools..! Surely not, surely it must be something less obvious. We need to get those Transformers movie theorists on this, stat.

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    I'd agree with the interpretation it's referring to Hopkins a Knight and a Golden Globe winner.

    Duloc's newest knight has a hide of green skin...
     
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    I remember everyone thought this was some sort of big cryptic hint at the time.

    In hindsight...I think it's just a cute reference to Bumblebee that plays off the title, which was revealed around that time. They're probably using "newest" to mean "youngest". They're basically saying he doesn't need a suit of golden armor because he already has one (because gold is basically shiny yellow). I don't think it was a reference to something or someone that was cut from the movie. I don't even think Bumblebee was supposed to literally have gold armor. I think it was just a cute (and slightly forced) joke from whoever ran the page.
     
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    Sounds about right.
     
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    This thread has given me two explanations and both annoy me immensely.

    TLK was such a fucking disaster even looking back at the promo material is frustrating. They had no clue what they were doing.

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    Bumblebee being the golden knight makes no sense because hes not gold and hes not a knight he just had a hammer and thats it
    That makes sense
     
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    Shrek yourself before you check yourself!
     
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    The problem with it referring to Hopkins is that he was already announced almost two weeks before that Tweet was made, so it's not a teaser, it's just a weird reference to him without context or meaning.
     
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    The tweet was posted on June 2nd 2016, which was a day before Anthony Hopkins was announced to be in the movie.
     
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    Could be a reference to the RID2015 episode “The Golden Knight.”