Published: Wed, May 24, 2017
Worldwide | By Gretchen Simon

Melania Slaps Donald's Hand In Israel: Is Media Freakout Appropriate?


Rumours are already rife that Donald and Melania Trump are not the most happily married of couples.

Melania Trump, incidentally, does not live in the White House; she is staying with Barron Trump while he finishes his school year in New York City.

The Trumps were walking alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin "Bibi" Netanyahu and his wife Sara, who were holding hands.

For the second time in 24 hours, the first lady appears to brush off her husband's hand, effortlessly reaching to brush a stray hair from her eye as she starts to walk down the stairs by herself. Yet First Lady Melania Trump has been stirring the pot too, for footage of her swatting away her husband's hand on the Tel Aviv tarmac gave way to plenty of speculation and online trolling. On another occasion, she was seen nudging the President, reminding him to keep his hand on his heart during the national anthem.

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The status of Jerusalem, which both the Israelis and Palestinians claim as their capital is a major complication to a solution. In his final speech in Jerusalem before starting his next leg of his overseas trip, Mr.

Embarking on their first trip overseas as President and First Lady, the Trumps have both had smiles on their faces, but as we all know, smiles can be deceiving.

She turned to a boy with a Mickey Mouse balloon and said "I like your Mickey Mouse".

"Because the majority of people, unlike the media, love us. We have very much in common". Trump repeatedly goes for his wife's hand, only to have her smack him away.

Haaretz reports there were a number of awkward moments involving the United States president after he got off the plane.

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