First Lady Melania Trump charmed a group of sick children at a Paris hospital with her supermodel style and French-language flair.
Shortly after arriving in France, Melania went to Hôpital Necker-Enfants Malades (Necker Hospital for Sick Children).
Melania — who looked stunning in a demure red Christian Dior outfit — greeted the children with a soft “bonjour” before sitting down at a table with them.
Trump, 47, introduced herself by saying, “Je m’appelle Melania. Et toi?” (“My name is Melania. And you?”)
When one of the children responded in English, the first lady smiled and said encouragingly, “You speak very good English, very good.”
First lady Melania Trump visited a Paris children's hospital as part of her official visit to France pic.twitter.com/A1sdq2HdWL
— NBC News (@NBCNews) July 13, 2017
French is one of five or six languages Melania Trump reportedly speaks. Trump, who was born in Slovenia, is also said to speak Italian, German, Serbo-Croatian, and of course, English.
Melania later tweeted a photo of herself visiting a bedridden girl who aptly wore a T-shirt with the words “New York” and “NYC” written across it.
— Melania Trump (@FLOTUS) July 13, 2017
Before visiting the children’s hospital, Melania and President Donald Trump greeted French president Emmanuel Macron, 39, and his wife Brigitte Macron.
Brigitte, 64, wore an unflattering white Louis Vuitton mini-dress. Amazingly, the mainstream media slammed President Trump for complimenting the older woman, who obviously wanted to look hip and young.
According to an AFP correspondent, Trump said to Brigitte: “You’re in such great shape…beautiful.” Leftists immediately trashed Trump as a sexist pig when he clearly meant to be kind to an older woman whose bloom was off her rose.
Exact Trump words to Brigitte Macron: 'You know, you're in such great shape…beautiful.' https://t.co/s4hLREulNR
— Adam Plowright (@ADAMPLOW) July 13, 2017
Anyone who has ever visited or lived in France knows that men openly compliment women’s appearance all the time; it’s normal and not chauvinistic. They’re merely trying to appreciate a woman’s beauty. But the anti-Trump media will pick apart anything he says, so another faux-controversy is born.
Meanwhile, Melania dazzled at the group photo op with her husband, President Macron and the French first lady. The Trumps are in France at the Macrons’ invitation to celebrate Bastille Day, which is July 14.
— ABC News (@ABC) July 13, 2017
In the evening, the Trumps and the Macrons dined at the Le Jules Verne restaurant, which is located on the second floor of the Eiffel Tower. Melania looked gorgeous, as usual:
While Trump haters criticize everything Melania says or does, her Paris fashion was undeniably on-point.
Twitter fans expressed their appreciation for her beauty, style and grace with photo homages:
— CindyForTrump (@immigrant_legal) July 13, 2017