The American Music Awards took place last night and one of the presenters, Gigi Hadid, took the opportunity to mock the incoming First Lady. During the opening remarks she and her co host Jay Pharoah made fun of Melania Trump.
Some angry citizens took to Twitter to express their disgust with the supermodel.
— Hey Tony (@HeyTony) November 21, 2016
You have ZERO class!! How dare you "mock" Melania Trump when your own PARENTS are immigrants!! Talk about a hypocrite!
— Diana (@MaidsbytheShore) November 21, 2016
Hadid mocked the First Lady with pouted lips and a fake accent saying,
“I love my husband, President Barack Obama and our children Sasha and Malia.”
She was mocking Trump from her Republican National Convention speech this past summer in Cleveland, Ohio where she received criticism for copying parts of her speech from First Lady Michelle Obama. Hadid told the audience that she had been practicing the impression all week long.
Pharoah also mocked the President Elect saying,
“I love Bruno Mars. I don’t know what color he is, so I can’t deport him.”
Those in the audience responded with laughter and clapping but those at home, as you can see above were none to pleased. Some responses on Twitter said that what Hadid did to Trump was unforgivable, classless and rude.
Idina Menzel and Mark Cuban cracked jokes about not getting invitations to the inauguration given their support for the Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. Menzel gave a positive shout out to the cast of Hamilton who publicaly called out Vice President Elect Mike Pence at their musical.
The reaction of everyone at home was completly understandable. Whether people like Donald and Melania Trump they are going to be our First Lady and President in a mere few months. Whether your candidate won or loss is irrelevant. The office of the President deserves to be respected whether you like him or not. Which is the same thing liberals said when President Obama won.
This type of behavior is ridiculous.