logo

Melania and Donald Trump were photographed holdings hand on the 4th of July

Ksenia Novikova
Aug 27, 2018
12:54 A.M.

Donald and Melania Trump, one of the most powerful couples in the world, were seen holding hands during the White House's Fourth of July picnic.

Advertisement

The event took place on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, and served to celebrate the independence of the United States, as well as all the brave men and women who fight for the red, white and blue.

According to Hollywood Life, it was a surprise to see the U.S. President and the First Lady engaging in a public display of affection, even if it was just a small one, considering their past in that department.

Trump addressed the picnic guests from the Truman Balcony, where he thanked the members of the country's armed forces for their service and for keeping America 'safe, strong, proud, mighty and free.'

Advertisement

Please consider following us on our Twitter account @amomama_usa

Advertisement

After the speech, Trump, wearing a dark navy suit, and Melania, sporting a blue and white checkered dress, were spotted holding hands as they proceeded to the South Lawn, where they greeted several guests.

Seeing the couple holding hands was somehow unusual, especially after the incident that took place during Emmanuel Macron, the French President's, visit to the White House in April.

Advertisement

When the group gathered at the South Lawn for a quick photo shoot, the U.S. President tried to get a hold of his wife's hand, but she was caught by the cameras trying to resist him.

Trump was persistent and, eventually, Melania gave in but not before the awkward interaction, which found its way to the world through television and the internet.

Advertisement

But that wasn't the only occasion in which the First Lady of the United States refused to hold hands with her husband. In 2017, during a trip to Israel, Melania was filmed swatting Trump's hand after he tried to grasp it.

According to Douglas Brinkley, a presidential historian, these situations reveal athat their marriage isn't 'hinged right,' and even went on to call it the 'most awkward presidential union in modern times.'

Advertisement
info
Please fill in your e-mail so we can share with you our top stories!
By subscribing, you agree to our Privacy Policy
Advertisement
Related posts

Kate Middleton Who Left Hospital Hours after Giving Birth to Louis Was Urged Not to Have a 3rd Child

April 27, 2022

Kirk Douglas Was Married to a 'Terrible' Woman for 65 Years — She Knew All about His Extramarital Affairs

February 11, 2022

Charles ‘Declared Love’ to Camilla Before He Met Diana – She Encouraged ‘Exhausted’ Prince to Marry Diana

March 28, 2022

Barack Obama Was Not Worried about His Daughters Dating Their Current Boyfriends

April 29, 2022

Michael Douglas’ Wife Was Branded a Gold Digger & Affected by Awful Comments over His Cancer

January 28, 2022

Michael Caine Saw His 'Extraordinary' 'Indian Wife' of 48 Years in a Commercial & Was Eager to Find Her

April 07, 2022

Inside Princess Diana’s Home She Could Have Lost If She Remarried after Divorce from Prince Charles

February 03, 2022

Jane Wyman Forced Ronald Reagan to Propose to Her ⁠— He Cried While Filing for Divorce

March 26, 2022

Jackie Kennedy 'Wasn't Naïve' of JFK Affairs & Wanted to Divorce Twice Though Stayed Married Until His Passing

February 13, 2022

Sandra Oh's Partner Is a Doting Father Yet the Actress Decided She Will Remain Childless

February 27, 2022

’Y&R’s Christian Leblanc Still Does Not Hold Husband’s Hand After 29 Years in Public – He Hid Sexuality for Decades

March 12, 2022

Rich Woman Mocks Cleaner Who Is in Love with Her, until He Saves Her on the Street – Story of the Day

February 12, 2022

Meghan Is 'Almost More Unmanageable' to Royal Family Than Diana & They 'Had It All Over Again', Claimed Royal Expert

May 04, 2022

Grieving Old Man Waters 17 Trees Every Day until Mall Owner Decides to Build a Parking Lot There – Story of the Day

April 30, 2022