Gigi Hadid Does A Melania Trump Impression At The 2016 AMAs
"This is my Melania Trump impression. I have to get the face right,” Hadid told the audience at the AMA 2016.
(Photo; Gigi Hadid)
The 2016 American Music Awards featured a number of pop stars. While a few were seen strumming the guitars, Drake made a rare awards show appearance, Selena Gomez gave an emotional speech and candid conversations led to several political moments about President-elect Donald Trump.
The show's hosts — former Saturday Night Live comic Jay Pharaoh and model Gigi Hadid — also mentioned the Trump family while sharing this joke: After Pharaoh impersonated Jay Z, Hadid acted like Melania Trump.
"This is my Melania Trump impression. I have to get the face right,” Hadid told the audience and turned towards them with a duckface in place and smiling intensely at the camera.
"I love my husband, President Barack Obama, and our children, Sasha and Malia," she said, scrunching up her face.
— Shady Music Facts (@TheFactsOfShade) November 21, 2016
Her impression of the First Lady was liked and disliked alike by netizens. While some praised her, others criticised her for making fun of someone's accent.
i don't know what makes me more uncomfortable Gigi Hadid's impression of Melania Trump or Melania Trump herself... #AMAs
— SΞAN (@Seanlofficial) November 21, 2016
Gigi hadid JUST ended Melania!
— soso (@soniasgivenchy) November 21, 2016
GIGI HADID JUST DESTROYED MELANIA TRUMP
— maddy (@maddyvanderlip) November 21, 2016
Hey @GiGiHadid u made fun of a woman's eastern european accent! hysterical! so - Africans and Mexicans tomorrow?
— GregGutfeld (@greggutfeld) November 21, 2016
Seriously lost all respect for @GiGiHadid for that rude reenactment of Melania Trump. So rude.
— Amanda Moran (@amandamoran98) November 21, 2016
Nonetheless, it was Lady Gaga who stole the show. Gaga beautifully performed her latest single, Million Reasons. She earned a rousing applause from the audience.
With inputs from AP.
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