Reactions to Melania claiming she's the most bullied person in the world

Melania Trump has raised a fair share of eyebrows since she launched her pet project, Be Best, because it aims, in part, to combat cyberbullying — with critics accusing her husband, President Trump, of being one of Twitter’s most egregious offenders.

But the first lady shrugged off charges of hypocrisy to promote her anti-bullying initiative during this month’s solo trip to Ghana, Malawi, Kenya, and Egypt.

In addition to dropping off Be Best-branded tote bags laden with supplies at local schools, Melania made time during her trip to sit down for an exclusive interview with ABC News’ Tom Llamas.

First lady Melania Trump (pictured in June) is speaking out about being bullied. (Photo: Olivier Douliery/Pool/Getty Images)

In a preview of the discussion, the first lady is shown defending her work with Be Best for a personal reason: She sees herself as a victim of bullying.

“I could say I’m the most bullied person in the world,” she told the reporter.

“One of them — if you really see what people [are] saying about me.”


Though the clip doesn’t include questions about her own husband’s image as a bully, the first lady has faced ridicule.

Just a day after her interview with Tom was filmed, she wore a menswear-inspired look in Egypt that was mocked by countless memes.

But is getting heat from the so-called fashion police comparable to the insults flung at, say, Christine Blasey Ford, who the president recently lambasted during a rally?

Twitter users aren’t feeling so sympathetic.








 

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