Poor Melania Trump.
As the country continues to dissect Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address, we have to talk about how the first lady looked uncomfortable AF – patiently waiting for it to end and exit stage left.
As allegations swirl about Trump’s alleged affair with porn star Stormy Daniels, and the alleged payout she received to keep it a secret, Melania has been noticeably absent.
But last night was brutal for her. From awkward blank stares to her interesting choice of style, here are the five signs we’re almost sure Melania wished she was somewhere, anywhere else, but the SOTU.
4The painfully awkward and long hand clap
If there’s one thing we know about SOTU addresses, it’s that long rounds of clapping is an annoying tradition. But watching a stone cold faced Melania clapping during Trump’s entrance was painfully awkward. While she’s usually good at keeping a straight poker face, everything about her read “why am I here?” It must suck having to keep up with the political charades, but cracking a smile wouldn’t have hurt.