Donald Trump Blasted For Saying Spouse Ought to Be Known as ‘Melania T’ Like ‘Jackie O’

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Sorry, Jackie O. It’s Melania T now, in accordance with President Trump, who in contrast his spouse to the previous FLOTUS in a brand new interview. Twitter’s not precisely cool with letting this catch on.

Whereas discussing his want to repaint Air Power One, President Donald Trump acknowledged that many Individuals are fond of the present design, as a result of former First Girl Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis created it. Nonetheless, he mentioned that period’s over — now that we’ve got his spouse, Melania Trump. “Now we have our personal Jackie O, it’s referred to as Melania, Melania T,” Trump mentioned throughout an interview with Fox & Pals on June 14. The present FLOTUS has channeled the long-lasting Jackie O up to now, seemingly channeling considered one of her iconic appears by carrying a powder blue outfit and matching gloves for her husband’s inauguration in January 2017. Trump’s flattering comparability between his spouse and the spouse of late president John F. Kennedy drew ire on Twitter.

Dozens of individuals tweeted out the photograph of Melania carrying her “I actually don’t care do u?” jacket, stressing that Jackie O by no means would have carried out such a factor. “Jackie O was the epitome of grace & magnificence. She overcame a plethora of hardships & heartaches, with poise and magnificence. She was an unbelievable First Girl & an much more marvelous girl. She balanced passions + duties, and did so with class. Don’t EVER examine her to Melania,” one outraged voter tweeted. “It’s pathetic that Trump is making an attempt to ‘model’ his spouse ‘Melania T’ because the “new Jackie O” Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis wasn’t only a fashion icon— she was chargeable for the historic restoration of the White Home She made WH occasions celebrations of American artwork, music + tradition,” wrote one other.

Others identified that Jackie didn’t acquire the “O” till… her husband, the president, was assassinated and he or she re-married years later: “Do you assume [Trump] realizes Jackie O was referred to as that due to the person she married after the President? So possibly we should always wait and see who Melania marries subsequent earlier than giving her a nickname.”

Trump additionally recommended his spouse for her female fashion throughout his Fox & Pals interview, mentioning her notorious “catastrophe heels” that she wore on journeys to Hurricane-ravaged Texas in 2017. “After I go converse in massive crowds, we’ve got great crowds and so many individuals are holding up banners,” which say “we love excessive heels,” Trump mentioned.