- The Washington Times - Sunday, November 20, 2016

Model Gigi Hadid used her co-hosting gig at Sunday’s American Music Awards to mock another model — incoming first lady Melania Trump.

After turning away from the camera to “prepare” her imitation of Mrs. Trump, she put on a mock Eastern European accent to which social media did not take kindly. She riffed off Mrs. Trump having taken excerpts of a Michelle Obama speech for her own address at the Republican National Convention.

“‘I love my husband, President Barack Obama. And our children Sasha and Malia,” she said in an accent reminiscent of Natasha on “Rocky & Bullwinkle.”

Co-host Jay Pharoah cheered her: “spot on!”

There was no immediate reaction to the latest pop-culture ridicule from President-elect Donald Trump, who spent part of the weekend denouncing the casts of “Hamilton” and “Saturday Night Live.”

One Twitter user tried to alert him, though.

“Tomorrow morning @realDonaldTrump will tweet demanding Gigi Hadid to apologize for the Melania Trump impression. #AMAs,” tweeted Toronto user Hafiz Shariff.

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