‘Fake Melania’ Conspiracy Theory Takes Off on Twitter Again


#FakeMelania is currently a top Twitter trend, bringing back a random conspiracy theory from over a year ago.

Those of you whose memories of recent political history hasn’t been completely broken by the never-ending slog of news might remember when this became a thing in late 2017 with a weird conspiracy that somehow there was a Melania Trump body double going around with the president to events.

It trended today after some people questioned the way FLOTUS looked in a picture while in Alabama.

To be clear, no, there’s actually no real evidence of there being a fake Melania Trump. But Twitter had some fun snarking on the reemergence of this weirdness:

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