First lady Melania Trump's Egypt tour has garnered a lot of memes and jokes on social media. It was her outfit that garnered different reactions on social media. Melania was in Egypt as a part of her four-country tour of Africa when she visited the pyramids and the Great Sphinx. She wore beige wide-legged pants, a short-collared white shirt, tan blazer and a fedora hat. And Twitterati couldn't stop comparing her to different fictional characters from cartoons.
Melania's outfit garnered a lot of eyeballs after she shared a video of her tour on Twitter. Several social media users compared Melania to Emile Belloq, a French archaeologist from the 1981 movie Raiders Of The Lost Ark.
People even shared pictures of the film showcasing her similarity in appearance with the character. Meanwhile, some thought she looked like the late popular singer Michael Jackson. She was also compared to different detective characters from movies.
Here is the video Melania shared on Twitter:
Thank you Egypt 🇪🇬 🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/7i0POn29XN
— Melania Trump (@FLOTUS) October 9, 2018
Here are some of the tweets:
— Marc O (@Overtthinker) October 6, 2018
Do you think so?
I like Melania’s Egypt look. Same outfit Hannibal Lecter wore when he was on the lam. pic.twitter.com/mmsfv27Spm
— Scott Laing (@slaings) October 6, 2018
That's comparison of sorts
Melania Trump: “Smooth Criminal” in Egypt pic.twitter.com/PXDs8ZLEQL
— Leila (@leilafilmfatale) October 6, 2018
Who on Earth thought of that?
Why did Melania Trump raid Colonel Sanders wardrobe? pic.twitter.com/wvTloeqrMi
— THEOPINATEDBASTARD (@Mropininated) October 8, 2018
That's a lot of similarities
Melania thinks she’s Meryl Streep in Out of Africa. pic.twitter.com/0l7NP4y5z4
— Allison F.🦉 (@ablington) October 6, 2018
Earlier also Melania was criticised for wearing a safari hat during her Kenya visit. As safari hats were earlier worn by the British's colonies armed forces, people said it depicted colonial rule. Reacting to which Melania was quoted as saying, "I wish people would focus on what I do, not what I wear."
The US first lady arrived at Nairobi National Park on Friday to learn about steps the east African nation is taking to conserve elephants and rhinos. She’ll also go on a quick safari. Egypt is the final stop on a four-nation tour of the continent to highlight child welfare, education and tourism and conservation. Trump opened the trip Tuesday in Ghana and visited Malawi on Thursday.