Donald Trump Tells Brigitte Macron She's 'In Good Shape.' Twitter Reacts

The remark followed a particularly awkward handshake between the two

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Donald Trump Tells Brigitte Macron She's 'In Good Shape.' Twitter Reacts

Donald Trump's remarks to Brigitte Macron are being criticised on social media.

Twitter is accusing US President Donald Trump of sexism after he told Brigitte Macron, wife of French President Emmanuel Macron, that she is 'in such good shape.' The remark followed a particularly awkward handshake between the two during a state visit to France.

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"You're in such good shape," Mr Trump can be heard saying to Ms Macron, before turning to the French President and continuing, "She's in such good physical shape. Beautiful." The interaction was caught in a video uploaded on Emmanuel Macron's Facebook page. Watch the moment unfold at around 53:45 below:
 
 
 


His appraisal of Ms Macron's appearance did not go unnoticed on Twitter, where many called him out for the inappropriate remark:
 
The comment came after an awkward and long handshake between the two. Mr Trump is, in fact, known for his handshakes. Many described his latest one with the first lady of France as 'cringe-worthy'.
 
In May this year, Mr Trump's handshake with the French President had made headlines around the world when Mr Macron had insisted on being the last one to let go. "You have to show you won't make little concessions, even symbolic ones," Mr Macron had said.

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