Gigi Hadid might not be known for her comedy chops, but she stepped up while hosting Sunday’s American Music Awards and did her own impression of Melania Trump, President-elect Donald Trump’s wife and the soon-to-be First Lady.
— Jessica Goodman (@jessgood) November 21, 2016
The impression didn’t consist of much — just Hadid doing an accent (Melania Trump was born in Slovenia) and changing her facial expression, while saying she loves her “husband” President Barack Obama, a joke that hits on Melania Trump’s RNC speech that plagiarized from Michelle Obama’s remarks.
But Hadid faced an intense backlash online from people who thought the bit crossed a line. Here are some of the angry reactions to her comedy routine on Twitter:
I don’t understand why Gigi Hadid went in on Melania, was kinda random and was done without class. poke fun at Trump, not his wife ??
— li (@liamhulmes_) November 21, 2016
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