Watch R Kelly Help Roxanne the Pug Jump Up and Grab Her Bone

Inspired by the passion of "I Believe I Can Fly," will she finally make it onto the couch?

Phillip Mlynar  |  Jul 23rd 2014


Meet Roxanne, a seven-year-old Pug whose only goal in life is to one day leap up onto the couch and snag a bone that’s been left there in all its gnawable glory.

Unfortunately, Roxanne’s portly physique and squat-like posture mean that most of her attempts to hop up on the couch end in soul-ravishing failure.

With her tongue peeking out in a manner of grand dejection, Roxanne is on the verge of giving up on her lifelong dream of grabbing the bone.

But hold on! What’s that ditty playing in the background? Why, it’s R Kelly’s “I Believe I Can Fly,” a song brimming with the sort of magical uplifting power that Roxanne needs to help reach her goal.

So with a somewhat graceful huff and puff, Roxanne gives it one last go.

Success comes as she reaches her spiritual summit!

While up there she discovers that happiness is R Kelly and a bone.

Roxanne’s owner was so taken by her Pug’s athletic endeavors that she filmed the above sequence and soundtracked it with the most appropriate R Kelly song for this sort of situation.

“I made this video to remind Roxanne that I love her, I support her, and that she can do anything that she puts her mind to,” she wrote on Tumblr. Now check out Roxanne’s full adventure in the video below.

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