Ivanka Trump Shares Viral Video of Nursing Home Residents Playing Life-Size Game of Hungry Hungry Hippos

Olowokandi Fiyin
Mar 25, 2020
01:20 P.M.
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Ivanka Trump tweeted a "Hungry Hungry Hippos" video, which caught the attention of many of her followers.


Amid the continuous spread of the coronavirus pandemic, Donald Trump's daughter, Ivanka, shared a video to uplift the spirit of her followers. However, according to Pop Culture, the clip did the exact opposite as she got slammed by her followers.

Ivanka Trump, daughter of U.S. President Donald Trump, is seen on stage of the W20 conference on April 25, 2017 in Berlin, Germany | Photo: Getty Images


The clip, which she shared via Twitter, showed a group of elderly adults in a retired people's home playing a game of "Hungry Hungry Hippos." 

The news of the older citizens enjoying themselves, while on lockdown, came after [it was] revealed that Ivanka tested negative for coronavirus.


The video also showed the older adults playing a version of the game which involved them getting wheeled toward a pile of colorful plastic balls while holding poles with baskets attached to it. 

As is the norm, the goal was for the seniors to grab as many balls as they possibly could while being wheeled back and forth.

Soon after the post went up on her page, some people stated that her father's approach toward the spread of coronavirus was most harmful to the elderly. 

Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump speaks onstage during the 2018 Concordia Annual Summit - Day 1 at Grand Hyatt New York on September 24, 2018 | Photo: Getty Images


Meanwhile, People reported that the elders who were residents at the Bryn Celyn Care Home in Maesteg, Wales, had enjoyed playing their version of the children's game. The center had shared a clip of the game on their Facebook wall, with the caption:

"Residents really enjoyed playing a new game today Hungry Hippos. Lots of laughter to lift morale of the team and residents!"

The news of the older citizens enjoying themselves, while on lockdown, came after CNN revealed that Ivanka tested negative for coronavirus.


The senior adviser of the White House, who has been working from home, underwent the test after she came in contact with Australia's home affairs minister Peter Dutton, who tested positive for the virus. 

Peter had met the mother-of-three days before he tested positive for the various in a briefing that included Attorney General William Barr and Kellyanne Conway.

Ivanka ensured that she sent out a few words of encouragement to her followers as she thanked those who were at the frontline of the pandemic. 

The 38-year-old also asked the public to practice social distancing to reduce the possibility of contracting the coronavirus. 


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