Anna Wintour stated that she and her crew in ‘Vogue’ profile girls with stances on ‘points’ that they’ll agree with, which Melania’s rep interpreted as a snub.
First Woman Melania Trump, 48, has a “rather more necessary” job than starring on the duvet for Vogue, in keeping with spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham. Melania’s consultant was not proud of feedback that Vogue’s Editor-In-Chief Anna Wintour, 69, lately made about how her high-profile vogue journal vets its cowl stars. “To be on the duvet of Vogue doesn’t outline Mrs. Trump, she’s been there, completed that lengthy earlier than she was First Woman,” the spokeswoman stated in an announcement issued on April 12, in keeping with Each day Mail. Melania starred on the journal’s shiny cowl in 2005, for an unique known as “Donald Trump’s New Bride.”
Melania’s spokeswoman had extra to say. “Her position as First Woman of the USA and all that she does is rather more necessary than some superficial picture shoot and canopy. This simply additional demonstrates how biased the style journal business is, and reveals how insecure and small-minded Anna Wintour actually is. Sadly, Mrs. Trump is used to this type of divisive conduct,” the consultant added. The spokeswoman was calling out Wintour’s filmed interview with CNN on April 5, as the style editor was requested why Vogue places first girls on its covers (Melania’s identify was by no means really talked about).
“You need to arise for what you consider in and it’s a must to take a viewpoint,” Wintour advised CNN’s Christiane Amanpour. “We profile girls within the journal that we consider within the stand that they’re taking up points we help them, we really feel that they’re leaders.” The journalist then advised Wintour that she’s “overtly political in your profiles and in what you stand for.”
“In case you’re speaking in regards to the first girl [Michelle Obama] or Senator [Kamala] Harris, clearly these are girls that we really feel are icons and provoking to girls from a world perspective,” Wintour replied. “I additionally really feel much more strongly now that this isn’t a time to attempt — and I feel one needs to be honest, one has to take a look at all sides — however I don’t suppose it’s a second to not take a stand.” Wintour has made this clear by giving Michelle three covers throughout her run as FLOTUS, and that includes Hillary Clinton on Vogue’s cowl in 1998. Former Republican first girls Barbara and Laura Bush weren’t shot for the entrance cowl, however they have been featured inside the journal. Wintour has been the editor-in-chief of the Condé Nast publication since 1988.