Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Melania Trump just liked a tweet that belittled her marriage

melania trump twitter donald.jpg

The internet has long been obsessed with the idea that there’s something a little… well, a little ‘off’ between Melania Trump and her husband, Donald. There was the time that the President refused to hold hands with his wife, and that moment when Melania snubbed her husband’s directions at a pre-inauguration event.

And, of course, there’s the unfortunate video which was taken during Trump’s inauguration. In the clip, thousands watched as Melania smiled radiantly as Trump turned around to look at her. As his gaze slid off of his wife, however, her mouth seemingly fell into a moue of disappointment, anger, and anxiety – sparking a plethora of #FreeMelania hashtags all over social media.

Now, however, there is a moment to top all of the above: Melania has, from her official Twitter account, liked a tweet which suggests that she hates her husband.


Read more: Donald Trump ‘made Melania promise to get her body back’ after having children


Andy Ostroy, a left-wing blogger, had shared a short clip from the inauguration video to his social feed.

Alongside the GIF, he wrote: “Seems the only wall that Donald Trump’s built is the one between him and Melania.”

A short while later, Ostroy was shocked to learn that his tweet had been liked by Melania’s official Twitter account (aka that same @FLOTUS handle we used to associate with Michelle Obama).

 “I suspect this isn’t a real account for FLOTUS…” wrote a bemused Ostroy, before his followers informed him that it most definitely is.

“It’s her real account,” confirmed one. “I think she’s sending a cry for help.”


Read more: Watch Melania Trump refuse to let Donald direct her at inauguration event


The confirmation, of course, caused the #FreeMelania hashtag to begin trending once again, with many admitting that they were worried about the First Lady.

Melania has since ‘unliked’ the post. However, as one social media user wryly pointed out, “what has been seen or screenshot cannot be unseen”.


Read more: Melania Trump: everything you need to know about America’s next First Lady


At the moment, it remains unclear as to why Melania’s official account ‘liked’ the tweet in the first place.

Some have suggested that a rogue intern may have taken control of her social media feeds, while others are convinced that her account was hacked – a theory which infamous hackers Anonymous have insisted holds no water.

“We are sort of hacking experts,” they tweeted, “and we confirm that Melania Trump was not hacked.

“This is real.”

The president has yet to respond to the outcry himself, although – judging by his fondness for Twitter – we imagine that it’s only a matter of time before he has his say on the social media faux pas.

Images: Twitter/Rex Features

 

Related

donald-trump-melania-trump-body-back-pregnancy-vanity-fair.jpg

Donald Trump ‘made Melania swear to get her body back’ post-childbirth

rexfeatures_7945761b.jpg

“Disgusting and overrated: we should all be the women Trump despises”

rexfeatures_8268384a.jpg

“Donald Trump refusing to hold Melania's hand is sad and awkward”

Comments

More

Lucy Mangan: we should “think twice” before considering porn harmless

“Porn has become normalised, placed almost beyond criticism by its sheer prevalence”

by Lucy Mangan
25 Jul 2017

The best A-list Instagrams from the week so far

From inside J Lo's birthday bash to Ellie Goulding's Antarctic mission

by Nicola Colyer
25 Jul 2017

Sue Perkins on the moment she fell in friend-love with Mel Giedroyc

The Bake Off star has a beautiful point to make about platonic friendships

by Amy Swales
24 Jul 2017

Princes William and Harry reveal the last words they spoke to Diana

“That phone call sticks in my mind quite heavily.”

by Sarah Biddlecombe
24 Jul 2017

Pirelli’s all-black 2018 calendar makes a statement about inclusivity

The tyre manufacturer aims to continue shaking off its reputation with a beautiful fairy-tale shoot

by Amy Swales
21 Jul 2017

The best A-list Instagrams from the week so far

From Nicole Scherzinger's glam squad to Reese Witherspoon's hair hack

by Nicola Colyer
21 Jul 2017

Lana Del Rey is changing her aesthetic because of Donald Trump

"I’m not going to have the American flag waving while I’m singing Born to Die."

by Moya Crockett
20 Jul 2017

BBC ever so politely shuts down backlash over first female Doctor Who

Some “unhappy” viewers contacted the broadcaster about Jodie Whittaker’s casting

by Kayleigh Dray
20 Jul 2017

“I have my demons”: Neelam Gill on racism, modelling and mental health

Stylist’s cover star is outspoken, honest and on the up

by Anita Bhagwandas
19 Jul 2017

Actresses who have braved playing iconic women from history

As Felicity Jones signs up to play Ruth Bader Ginsburg, we take a look at other movie stars who have played real-life legends

by Moya Crockett
19 Jul 2017