Gigi Hadid Is Facing Major Backlash For Her Melania Trump Impression at the AMAs

Kelsie Gibson
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Gigi Hadid Is Facing Major Backlash For Her Melania Trump Impression at the AMAs
The American Music Awards brought out all the stars on Sunday night, but it also triggered a lot of political commentary about the recent election. While Green Day showed their disdain for President-elect Donald Trump during their performance, Gigi Hadid took a slightly lighter approach by impersonating his wife, Melania Trump, during her opening number with Jay Pharoah.

The American Music Awards brought out all the stars on Sunday night, but it also triggered a lot of political commentary about the recent election. While Green Day showed their disdain for President-elect Donald Trump during their performance, Gigi Hadid took a slightly lighter approach by impersonating his wife, Melania Trump, during her opening number with Jay Pharoah. Pursing her lips and talking in a thick accent, she proceeded to poke fun at the former model's RNC speech that was plagiarized from one Michelle Obama gave in 2008. While some thought it was pretty comical, others weren't so impressed, calling her impression "racist" on social media. See the mixed reactions to her gag below.

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