Twitter Gloats Over Michelle Obama's Reaction To Melania's Gift
It is a sad today for America. As Donald Trump gets officially sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, a big part of the country is grieving – not just its past leader Barack Obama or the fact that a foul-mouthed caricature of a person is taking the office, but also its future, one that promises serious uncertainty to majority of its citizens.
However, you can always rely on Twitter to turn the biggest tragedy into, well, a tragicomedy.
This time it has to do with the video footage of the President and the First Lady Michelle Obama greeting Donald and Melania Trump at the White House. Hoping to show a nice gesture (which is also part of tradition), Melania presented her predecessor Michelle with a gift – a blue Tiffany's box.
But the transfer didn't go very well...
We are all Michelle Obama today pic.twitter.com/MZLZKX1UhO— Bitch Problems! (@FemaleTexts) January 20, 2017
Michelle seemed to be caught off-guard by Melania's gift not really knowing what to do with the huge box. This awkward confusion lent itself for what could be this Inauguration Day's best meme yet – the confused and, frankly, annoyed, Michelle Obama's face.
Twitter being Twitter, jumped on it and exploded with memes, best of which we collected below:
Many jumped to point out the very Jim Halpert-esque expression on Michelle Obama's face:
the only good moment of this inauguration is michelle jim-facing the camera like "why did she give me this box" pic.twitter.com/WoGAWfKS0l— jomny sun (@jonnysun) January 20, 2017
Michelle's face lmaooooooooo pic.twitter.com/GKiKivHpAK— Gucci Cardboard Box (@SobLucci) January 20, 2017
Others took the opportunity to remember the time Melania ripped off Michelle's speech:
Michelle: Hi how are you?— Donald J. Trump (@reaIDonaldTrunp) January 20, 2017
Melania: Hi how are you?
Michelle: Welcome to the White House
Melania: Welcome to the White House pic.twitter.com/nTeu5zwCKv
what are the chances that Melania gave Michelle a gift that Michelle had already given her— #MamoudouNDiaye (@MamoudouNDiaye) January 20, 2017
it would be on brand...#InaugurationDay
Melania giving Michelle her speech back pic.twitter.com/wADXYZfKrh— ʎǝɔunɐɥɔ (@chauncey_murphy) January 20, 2017
Some jokingly argued that maybe Melania does want out but her tyrant hubby won't let her:
Inside the blue Tiffany's box Melania handed Michelle is just a desperately scrawled note that says "Take me with you."— Amy Dillon (@amydillon) January 20, 2017
*Michelle Obama opens Tiffany box from Melania and sees note* "Take me with you. I didn't vote for Donald either. Baron is a monster. Help."— Ad Absurdum (@_AdAbsurdum_) January 20, 2017
But in reality, Michelle's inauguration face was so epic, we firmly believe it's going to go into the history of memes:
presenting a group project and you gotta stand next to the girl who did 0% of the work but still put her name on it pic.twitter.com/P6JohRFVs2— Carina Hsieh (@carinahsieh) January 20, 2017
"Girl"— love U forever (@jersing) January 20, 2017
"Girl I know girl" pic.twitter.com/f2YkzyDUWh
Michelle already looking for a trash can. pic.twitter.com/eSvWkFKMi9— Adam Zopf (@adamzopf) January 20, 2017
By Justina Bakutyte, published on 22/01/2017