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‘Twilight Zone Worthy’: Melania Trump slammed for bizarre UN speech on bullying


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First lady Melania Trump spoke at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations luncheon Wednesday, delivering a speech that addressed the importance of watching over children and protecting them from the dangers of our time, reports ABC News.

"No child should ever feel hungry, stalked, frightened, terrorized, bullied, isolated or afraid, with nowhere to turn,” the first lady said during her speech. "We need to step up, come together, and ensure that our children’s future is bright."

When she mentioned bullying, she quickly sent Twitter in to a tizzy. 

"Melania Trump talking about cyber bullying when her husband is the absolute worst offender is just Twilight Zone worthy…," one person wrote.

"[Her] speech at the UN has to be a joke. HAS TO BE! She CANNOT be serious," another commented. "Melanie [sic], go home and give this speech to your HUSBAND!!!"

If all of this sounds familiar, it’s because this is not the first time the first lady has been criticized for taking up bullying as an issue. 

In November, Melania said that as first lady she would work to combat social media harassment and bullying, bringing responses similar to those now being expressed, notes Politico.

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    US First Lady Melania Trump arrives to address other first spouses of world leaders at a United Nations luncheon on September 20, 2017, at the United States Mission in New York. The First Lady addressed the issue of vulnerable children around the world. / AFP PHOTO / DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)
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    US First Lady Melania Trump arrives to address other first spouses of world leaders at a United Nations luncheon on September 20, 2017, at the United States Mission in New York. The First Lady addressed the issue of vulnerable children around the world. / AFP PHOTO / DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)
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    US First Lady Melania Trump addresses other spouses of world leaders at a United Nations luncheon on September 20, 2017, in the United States Mission in New York. The First Lady addressed the issue of vulnerable children around the world. / AFP PHOTO / DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)
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