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This Uncomfortable Melania and Donald Trump Interaction From the Inauguration is Going Viral

This moment between new FLOTUS Melania Trump and Donald Trump at the inauguration was so quick you probably missed it the first time around – but it’s now going viral, and has some people seriously concerned about Melania.

In the eight second long clip, President Trump is turned around, and can be seen having a brief exchange with Melania, who stands behind him. She’s smiling – until Trump turns back around to face the crowd and her face falls – making her look seriously upset about something.

Originally, it was suggested that the clip was doctored or put in reverse in order to make it look worse than it actually was – but Refinery29 was quick to find the moment in the full inauguration video, proving it’s the real thing.

Other Twitter uses responded by pointing out other moments from the inauguration in which things seemed tense between America’s first couple, and it doesn’t exactly portray whatever’s going on in their relationship in a positive light.

Mic got a body language expert on the case to assess what might have been happening on between the two on Friday, and apparently Melania’s face says exactly what we thought it did.

“Melania is an object to [Trump],” body language expert Susan Constantine told Mic. “I don’t see any warmth or true love and compassion in that relationship whatsoever.” 

Considering the fact that Trump has numerous sexual assault allegations against him, not to mention the lewd comments he was caught making on tape in 2005, we’re seriously worried for whatever is going on with Melania. We don’t want to jump to conclusions, but let’s at least stop with the #FreeMelania meme for now.

Caroline is the Evening/Weekend Editor and Style Editor at Her Campus, a senior public relations major at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a leather jacket enthusiast.  You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram @c_pirozzolo. 
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