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WATCH: Michelle Obama reveals why she was so confused by that Melania Trump gift

2018-02-01 14:42
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Cape Town – Michelle Obama has answered the one question we have been asking since she and Barack met Donald Trump and his wife Melania before the inauguration in 2017.

ICYMI, Melania broke protocol when she arrived at the White House with Trump by giving the then outgoing first lady a gift.

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Appearing on Ellen DeGeneres’ special 60th birthday episode, Michelle first revealed that there was a frame in the “Tiffany box” and then explained why she was so perplexed by it.

"Well, there's all this protocol,” Michelle said.

“I mean, this is like a state visit, so they tell you that you're going to do this, they're going to stand here. Never before do you get this gift, so I'm sort of like OK…What am I supposed to do with this gift? And everyone cleared out and no one would come and take the box. And I'm thinking do we take the picture with…? And then my husband saved the day.”


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