Melania Trump Wears Jacket That Says ‘I REALLY DON’T CARE’ To Visit Detained Migrant Children
By the time she alighted from the plane in McAllen, the offending jacket was replaced by a cream safari coat, but the damage had been done.
This isn’t the first time the First Lady’s fashion has not been quite suited to the occasion. She famously wore stilettos to survey the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey in Texas last August.
CNN’s Jim Acosta tweeted that a spokesperson for FLOTUS confirmed the jacket’s message but tried to downplay its significance:
FLOTUS spox confirms Mrs. Trump wore a jacket to visit border kids that reads: “I really don’t care. Do you?” Spox says: “It’s a jacket. There was no hidden message. After today’s important visit to Texas, I hope the media isn’t going to choose to focus on her wardrobe.” pic.twitter.com/Bp4Z8n455G
— Jim Acosta (@Acosta) June 21, 2018
Nevertheless, Twitter went to town on the First Lady for the tone-deaf fashion choice:
This is very odd. https://t.co/OjzGzlntuf
— Philip Bump (@pbump) June 21, 2018
Ok, I’m ready to wake up now. https://t.co/lXj9Y5gLXM
— Schooley (@Rschooley) June 21, 2018
This is not a joke.
Melania Trump wore a jacket to visit child detention centers that read: “I really don’t care. Do u?”
I’m actually speechless. https://t.co/Ume21zIGra
— Zac Petkanas (@Zac_Petkanas) June 21, 2018
— Warren Leight (@warrenleightTV) June 21, 2018
The Melania jacket thing is another one of those headlines where a casual news consumer would read the headline and assume it is an exaggeration/lie because it’s basically unbelievable.
— Chris Wilson (@realchriswilson) June 21, 2018
This can’t be real https://t.co/SnJ2yPy54f
— Katie Rogers (@katierogers) June 21, 2018
Wait, wait, wait. I just got wifi to work on my flight. This Melania jacket thing cannot be real. Can’t. I’m choosing to not believe it.
— Chris Hayes (@chrislhayes) June 21, 2018
You’d think some staffer would have mustered the courage to recommend a wardrobe adjustment before allowing something like this to happen. https://t.co/k2SUf3RtT1
— Kenneth P. Vogel (@kenvogel) June 21, 2018
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