Ivanka Trump condemned recent media coverage of Malia Obama’s social life at Harvard University, where the former first daughter is a freshman.
Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton also called out the coverage as unethical “clickbait.”
Ivanka Trump, the president’s eldest daughter and top White House adviser, condemned recent media coverage of former President Barack Obama’s eldest daughter Malia Obama, who is a 19-year-old freshman at Harvard University.
“Malia Obama should be allowed the same privacy as her school aged peers. She is a young adult and private citizen, and should be OFF limits,” Ivanka Trump tweeted on Friday.
Shortly after, another former first daughter, Chelsea Clinton, tweeted a similar sentiment.
“Malia Obama’s private life, as a young woman, a college student, a private citizen, should not be your clickbait. Be better,” Clinton wrote.
The comments came after videos of Obama smoking and kissing another Harvard student at a college football game went viral.
Malia Obama Day celebrated on Twitter
Malia Obama Day celebrated on Twitter
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Trump and Clinton are both intimately acquainted with invasive tabloid coverage, both as residents of the White House and as the children of fathers whose high-profile personal lives were the the subject of endless media scrutiny.
First lady Melania Trump thanked Clinton for her defense of her son and called the media coverage a form of cyber bullying.
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