Melania Trump wants people to stop focusing on her colonist fashion choices

Minnie Murray
October 9, 2018

She even tripped when she was feeding the elephants but was able to find her foot before she fell. "I'm glad that Judge Kavanaugh was heard", according to the Mirror.

In a brief five minute press conference, she also told reporters she believes SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who was accused of sexually assaulting Christine Blasey Ford when the pair were in high school is "highly qualified", and said: "I'm glad Dr Ford was heard".

She also expressed her keenness to strengthen the bilateral relations between Cairo and Washington, said Egyptian presidential spokesperson Bassam Radi in a statement. "I am against any kind of abuse or violence".

The first lady rarely talks to reporters, and she chose a historic site to do so, near the Great Sphinx.

She later visited an orphanage before meeting over tea with Kenyan first lady Margaret Kenyatta and taking in a children's dance performance at the National Theatre in Nairobi. "That's very important, what we do, what we [are] doing with USA aid, and what I do in my initiatives, and I wish people would focus on what I do, not what I wear".

The helmet, often seen for years in movies set in African nations like Indiana Jones and any number of the James Bond films is an enduring symbol of European, particularly British and French, colonialism.

Melania Trump tours Africa in first solo trip as FLOTUS
Melania Trump tours Africa in first solo trip as FLOTUS

That colonial hat! Let them eat cake Melania!

Per the New York Times, several people on Twitter have denounced her choice. Yes, the same woman who wore an "I don't really care, do you?" jacket genuinely thinks she's the one who's being mistreated as opposed to the millions of Americans whose livelihoods are consistently threatened by her husband, Donald Trump.

She toured Ghana, Malawi, Kenya, and Egypt. While the president has notably in the past referred to African nations as part of a collection of "shithole countries", he struck a markedly different tone at the United Nations general assembly in NY last month, before Melania's departure.

Egypt will be her final stop on her tour of the continent focused on child welfare, education, tourism and conservation.

Many drew comparisons with Meryl Streep's character in Out Of Africa, while some said she was completing the look of "colonialiser". "And I tell him that".

Melania Trump has said she often disagrees with what her husband tweets and she tells him so - but he doesn't listen. In Ghana, she had visited a former slave fort.


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