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 sources, and the first lady prefers her own large, private space in a suite of rooms on a separate floor.” https://t.co/566msWwTiR
— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) December 2, 2019
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.
Inside the Mind of a Birther. No thanks.
— Dave Zirin (@EdgeofSports) December 2, 2019
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 just get shrugs https://t.co/K3z33Hh2tU
— Zerlina Maxwell (@ZerlinaMaxwell) December 2, 2019
Seriously, this would have been a scandal in any other admin. If this were Barack and Michelle, Fox would have never stopped talking about this. https://t.co/PM1ojaivTX
— Emily Dresser (@mrsemilydresser) December 2, 2019
This would be the only thing America talked about for months if Obama or Clinton https://t.co/bbcUDUGmwX
— Josh Saul (@Saul_Asylum) December 2, 2019
this would’ve been a 14-week news story if abt Bill and Hillary in WH https://t.co/j9UEuBRN4c
— Eric Boehlert (@EricBoehlert) December 2, 2019
Some said, “who cares?”
What a surprise.
Who cares? pic.twitter.com/HKuqgkYRJp
— kathleen koziol (@wscn2kk) December 2, 2019
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 she’s married to https://t.co/vmk3z9X6Qi
— 🤷🏻♀️ (@armyofskeletons) December 2, 2019
While some just mocked the President:
Very low energy. https://t.co/sHaertfdcG
— James Greene (@JMGreene28) December 2, 2019
This is Quid Pro Quo Marriage https://t.co/dYqcaTkyfa
— El Viejo Ebro (@oldmanebro) December 2, 2019
Image: Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks via Flickr