The First Lady of the United States, Melania Trump, has responded to he president of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte for his recent comments about her.
Duterte said that he envies Trump because his wife is very attractive.
Melania upon hearing has responded that the Filipino President is also attractive and handsome. “Thank you Rodrigo Duterte. We all love you and you are very attractive and handsome as well.” – Melania said.
Duterte believes that he and Trump are both strong leaders with similar ambitions.
“Look at his inaugural speech. He will stop drugs. We’re not different. He will really kill you,” Duterte explained.
The president of the Philippines, known for his shocking, off-the-cuff remarks, maintained a rocky relationship with the Obama administration due to the latter’s criticisms of Duterte’s war on drugs and human rights violations; however, he has a positive view of Trump.
He argues that Trump should not be underestimated. “Do not assume that he is stupid. He wouldn’t be a billionaire if he were stupid,” Duterte said.
Duterte was among the first international leaders to congratulate Trump on his surprise victory over Hillary Clinton. “I would like to congratulate Mr. Donald Trump. Long live,” he said the day after the election.
He also said that he was done fighting with America. “I don’t want to quarrel anymore, because Trump has won,” Duterte added.