Melania Trump Calls Anna Wintour Out for 'Biased' Decision to Put Jill Biden on 'Vogue' 's Cover

The former first lady said the Vogue editor-in-chief's bias was "obvious" in her first sit-down interview since leaving the White House on FOX & Friends Weekend

U.S. First Lady Melania Trump stands in front of the White House Christmas Tree at the North Portico of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, Nov. 23, 2020. Oregon residents Dan and Anne Taylor of West's Tree Farm presented the Christmas Tree and the tree will be displayed in the White House Blue Room. Photographer: Sarah Silbiger/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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Melania Trump has some thoughts about First Lady Jill Biden's August 2021 Vogue cover.

In a new interview, her first sit-down since leaving the White House, the former first lady criticized Vogue and its editor-in-chief Anna Wintour for their "biased" decisions when it comes to choosing political cover stars.

Trump accused Wintour of having "likes and dislikes" during her appearance on FOX & Friends Weekend on Saturday.

Co-host Pete Hegseth asked the Be Best advocate how she felt about past cover choices, while also noting that Michelle Obama received three covers during her tenure and that Hillary Clinton made it onto one.

"Yet with your business background and your fashion background and your beauty, never on the cover of Vogue. Why the double standard?" Hegseth asked Trump.

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Trump responded by claiming that Vogue is "biased," sharing: "They have likes and dislikes, and it's so obvious."

Conservative first ladies Laura Bush, Barbara Bush, and Nancy Reagan were all photographed for Vogue, but none of them received cover star status.

Although Trump did make the cover of Vogue in 2005, she was not first lady at the time. She made the appearance after her wedding to Donald Trump, and was featured in her wedding dress.

"I think American people and everyone sees it," Melania added on Saturday. "It was their decision, and I have much more important things to do — and I did in the White House — than being on the cover of Vogue."

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