Published On: Sat, Aug 31st, 2019

Melania Trump: Showtime sparks Twitter storm in FLOTUS snub for ‘First Ladies’ series | World | News

FLOTUS fans were fuming after the announcement was made that former First Lady Michelle Obama would be portrayed in the series. Academy award-winning actress Viola Davis is set to play ex-US President Barack Obama’s wife in the new show. The show will feature a number of former First Ladies, with others being shown including Eleanor Roosevelt and Betty Ford.

But not everyone was happy at the Melania snub.

One wrote on Twitter: “So disgusting, I bet Michelle had something to do with it.

“She couldn’t handle that Melania is so classy, loves America and is a beautiful First Lady.”

Another said: “Melania is stunning, speaks five different languages and is a fantastic mother and First Lady.

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“She is brilliant.”

A third added: “Showtime is ignoring history in the making!

“Trying to ease what they don’t like.

“Shameful!”

Michelle and Barack have struck a deal with Netflix to help produce a number of their upcoming shows and documentaries.

The issue was highlighted by former candidate for Florida’s 3rd Congressional District Chuck Callesto.

He believes the snub could have a big impact on next year’s presidential election.

He wrote on Twitter: “Stuff like this is why we will see a Trump landslide in 2020…”


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