Unauthorized biography of Melania Trump sparks mockery after revealing First Lady and president sleep on separate floors: 'Quid pro quo marriage'
An unauthorized biography of Melania Trump offers insight into the very private First Lady, including that she and her husband not only sleep in separate bedrooms but on separate floors.
CNN reports “Free, Melania: The Unauthorized Biography,” reveals that this First Lady is “way more powerful and influential with her husband than you might think,” and her “relationship with Ivanka Trump isn’t as chummy as it was pre-White House.”
But it was this tweet from CNN’s Brian Stelter that has drawn a lot of responses – some good, some bad – on social media:
POTUS & FLOTUS sleep on separate floors: "It is true the first couple doesn't share a bedroom, according to several… https://t.co/2Nq7uvNA5Z— Brian Stelter (@Brian Stelter)1575293765.0
Some note that there appears to be no mention of the fact that Melania Trump is (or was) a birther. She advanced her husband’s lies about President Barack Obama not being born in America, which is a lie.
@brianstelter Inside the Mind of a Birther. No thanks.— Dave Zirin (@Dave Zirin)1575295130.0
Some noted that the Obamas were practically under a 24/7 media microscope, and if this story had been about them or the Clintons it would have garnered weeks of Fox News coverage:
We required the black people in the WH to perform perfection in all things including marriage but I guess this will… https://t.co/k3yHxLQOYy— Zerlina Maxwell (@Zerlina Maxwell)1575298887.0
Seriously, this would have been a scandal in any other admin. If this were Barack and Michelle, Fox would have neve… https://t.co/jzUWanXDQ6— Emily Laird Dresser (@Emily Laird Dresser)1575298718.0
This would be the only thing America talked about for months if Obama or Clinton https://t.co/bbcUDUGmwX— Bed Head Redemption (@Bed Head Redemption)1575297910.0
this would’ve been a 14-week news story if abt Bill and Hillary in WH https://t.co/j9UEuBRN4c— Eric Boehlert (@Eric Boehlert)1575297581.0
Some said, “who cares?”
Some blasted CNN for reporting the story:
yeah, because this is the most pressing matter re: the white house at this time, never mind the incompetent moron s… https://t.co/xAboiXN2E9— 🤷🏻♀️ (@🤷🏻♀️)1575298235.0
While some just mocked the President:
Very low energy. https://t.co/sHaertfdcG— James Greene (@James Greene)1575294684.0
This is Quid Pro Quo Marriage https://t.co/dYqcaTkyfa— Kojo Ebro (@Kojo Ebro)1575298956.0