As the First Lady, Melania Trump has experienced some pretty stand-out moments. But perhaps the incidents that we have seen most often played out in the media have been the awkward interactions, the less-than-subtle expressions, and the eyes she's appeared to have rolled while on the job.
In one of her first ever viral moments, Melania's 2016 Republican National Convention speech made headlines — and it's no surprise as to why. Given on the first night of the event, it was a near carbon copy of a 2008 speech by Michelle Obama. And, of course, the internet went nuts.
After the viral speech and subsequent backlash, the Trump Organization shouldered the blame and eventually assigned the error to staff writer Meredith McIver. According to NPR, McIver claimed that Melania had simply admired Michelle Obama and thus she incorporated some of Michelle's sayings into Melania's speech. But in the face of heated criticism, McIver apologized, saying in a statement,
"This was my mistake and I feel terrible for the chaos I have caused Melania and the Trumps, as well as to Mrs. Obama. No harm was meant." Keep watching to learn about more Awkward Melania Trump Moments That Were Caught On Camera!
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Her copy-cat speech | 0:00 Swear-in smile | 1:11 The inaugural ball | 2:07 Gifting the Obamas | 3:01 Free Melania | 3:50 Left in the rain | 4:53 Give her hand | 5:49 Social media slip-up | 8:03 Over it with Ivanka? | 8:52 Greeting Poland's first lady | 9:45 The national anthem | 10:30 The solar eclipse | 11:12
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