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Melania Trump Wore ‘I Really Don’t Care’ Zara Jacket to ICE Detention Camps Tour

You can tell a lot about a person by what they’re wearing. 

 

According to a report in the Daily Mail, and, you know, photographic evidence, First Lady Melania Trump wore a Zara jacket with the words “I really don’t care, do u?” written on the back as she set off to tour the ICE detention camps currently housing children separated from their parents at the United States border. According to the Mail, the First Lady took the jacket off before walking into the center, but wore it to board the plane to her destination.

 

Here’s a side by side of the jacket and Melania:

 

 

Spokesperson for the first lady Stephanie Grisham said that the jacket was just that: a jacket.

 

“It’s a jacket. There was no hidden message,” Grisham told the Daily Mail. “After today’s important visit to Texas, I hope this isn’t what the media is going to choose to focus on.”

The jacket, and the unfortunate optics, instantly became an online punchline.

 

 

Others thought it was funny that Melania Trump would be seen out in public wearing a $39 jacket.

 

 

And others felt that the news of the jacket distracted from the larger problem: that there are children in cages because of a policy implemented by the Trump administration.

 

 


Mathew Rodriguez

Mathew is a staff writer at INTO. His work has appeared in Mic, Slate and Complex. He loves "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," Flannery O'Connor and female rappers and is working on a memoir.

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