Donald Trump tried to tone down what some consider to be misogynistic rhetoric in a recent New York Times interview, but fell short of pleasing his critics.
The Republican presidential contender told columnist Maureen Dowd last week that he finds women “to be amazing.”
But he couldn’t leave it there.
“Sometimes I do go a little bit too far,” he confessed. “Heidi Klum. Sadly, she’s no longer a 10.”
Donald Trump says Heidi Klum is “no longer a 10.” She responded in the most awesome way: http://t.co/AzwYPjtv4G pic.twitter.com/KI95bmsfru
— E! News (@ENews) August 17, 2015
It didn’t take long for supermodel Klum to get wind of Trump’s dig. Instead of getting mad, she got even by poking fun not only at Trump, but at herself, and the silly statement.
In a tweet that took off over social media on Monday, Klum let Trump know that she’s doing just fine, even if she’s just a “9.99.”
Donald Trump in NY Times interview – “Heidi Klum. Sadly, she’s no longer a ‘ten'” Heidi Klum’s perfect response. pic.twitter.com/hep8OiIf6e — My Daughter’s Army (@mydaughtersarmy) August 17, 2015
To say reactions were mixed over the social spat, is an understatment.
Haha! Very clever @heidiklum for not having to use a word in that TRUMP! I raise you .01 and a shoulder shrug! @mydaughtersarmy
— Howard Poon (@lhpoon) August 18, 2015
@mydaughtersarmy Trump- a Misogynist, Xenophobic, Racist, Oligarchal, Patriarchal, Unapologetic, Asshole. America, this is who you want?
— Blackhart Films (@BlackhartFilms) August 17, 2015
@mydaughtersarmy So infantile . Wouldn’t have been better just to ignore him?
— Mr. Naidoo (@KenDavid14) August 18, 2015
@mydaughtersarmy It’s sad that she thought it was even necessary to answer…
— Carolin Neumann (@CarolinN) August 18, 2015
Maybe not necessary… but certainly great for business.
Be sure to check out:
Naked women in body paint becoming a problem in NYC’s Times Square – is it legal?
‘Is it really him?’ Trump’s jury duty appearance gets courthouse buzzing
DONATE TO BIZPAC REVIEW
Please help us! If you are fed up with letting radical big tech execs, phony fact-checkers, tyrannical liberals and a lying mainstream media have unprecedented power over your news please consider making a donation to BPR to help us fight them. Now is the time. Truth has never been more critical!
- Rep Steve King releases scathing rebuttal and warning on Trump’s deal with Dems: ‘The base WILL leave him’ - September 14, 2017
- Beefcake cop photos unexpectedly go viral, bring relief to hurricane victims in more ways than one - September 14, 2017
- Eight of Florida’s elderly die in sweltering hot conditions at rehab center - September 14, 2017
We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it please click the ∨ icon below and to the right of that comment. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.