Melania Trump ‘I really don ‘t care’ coat raises eyebrows
First Lady Melania Trump paid a visit to a Texas facility for the housing of immigrant children separated from their parents. On her way to her plane she put on a jacket that said: ‘I really do not care, Do you?’ on the back. This is not the first time that Trump’s fashion in the center of controversy.
A choir of celebrities took to social media on Thursday to blast the first lady Melania Trump for the “I really don’ t care, do you?” cloak that she wore before boarding a flight to a Texas facility for the housing of immigrant children separated from their parents.
The army green anorak-style jacket came from Spain, shop in Zara with the price tag of $39. The first lady chose a different outfit for her meeting at the Upbring of New Hope Children’s Center in McAllen, Texas.
Melania Trump’s jacket raised eyebrows on Thursday, 21 June 2018.
Trump’s spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, said in an e-mail to Fox News: “It’s a jacket. There was no hidden message. After today’s important visit to Texas, I hope that the media is not going to choose to focus on her wardrobe. (Just like her high heels last year).”
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However, a number of them took to Twitter to slam the first lady’s outfit choice.
“Now, here is an immigrant I would like to send back,” comedian Billy Eichner tweeted about the first lady.
Now here is an immigrant I would like to send back. https://t.co/H2ZcS9ojGM
— billy eichner (@billyeichner) June 21, 2018
“The hypocrisy of the first lady of the United States down to the border to speak broken English to our refugees in that stupid jacket is a little hard to swallow. For all Trump supporters who her defend by saying that she speaks five languages – English is not one of them, the liberal-stars Chelsea Handler tweeted.
The hypocrisy of @FLOTUS all the way down to the border to speak broken English to our refugees in that stupid jacket is a little hard to swallow. For all trump supporters who her defend by saying that she speaks five languages—English is not one of them.
— Chelsea Handler (@chelseahandler) June 21, 2018
“It’s endless with these idiots,” “Veep” star Julia Louis-Dreyfus, wrote about the jacket.
Actress Busy Students tweeted a shirt she was reading: “I care. Do you?”
I have a t-shirt. I care. Go to https://t.co/cRPvC1n831 to see what you can do to help. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/hty7Yc44K9
— Busy Students (@BusyPhilipps) June 22, 2018
“The first lady of the U.S. so familiar with English that they don’t know what the back of her jacket says? That her initiative the Best is grammatically incorrect? There Is no one ON HER STAFF to help her with these things?” Jane Lynch of “Glee” tweeted.
“Wow, she is really starting to look like the kind of person who would marry Donald Trump,” late-night host Stephen Colbert wrote.
Wow, she is really starting to look like the kind of person who would marry Donald Trump. pic.twitter.com/LI6ZIjMEaT
— Stephen Colbert (@StephenAtHome) June 22, 2018
“1. So they had not even a coat. 2. Let’s assume that she had a jacket.. a woman with a large wardrobe and access to a stylist had a different jacket options to choose from. She knew what she was doing. F— Melanie,” comedian Kathy Griffin tweeted.
Actress Zendaya posted the gif of the person shaking their head, along with a link to an article about the coat.
— Zendaya (@Zendaya) June 21, 2018
“Melania is in her ‘I don’ t care jacket’ just ‘happened’ to show up unannounced to physicians, social workers and medical staff. They were the same employees who are locked crying toddlers in cages!? The same employees who them sleep on the floor with foil blankets!?” singer Cher tweeted.
“Nothing of the comforts of a federal-kidnapped refugee child, such as a picture with a Slovenian model is wearing a jacket that says that they don’t give two c—s about your misery,” comedian Jim Carrey wrote along with a picture that he drew of Trump with a crying child.
Fox News’ Samuel Chamberlain contributed to this report.