Alyssa Milano Criticizes Rings In Melania's Portrait (Photo)


Alyssa Milano was not pleased when she saw First Lady Melania Trump's official White House photo, which The White House unveiled on April 3.

"You look beautiful but you could feed many of the impoverished in our country with your rings," tweeted the 44-year-old "Charmed" actress and UNICEF ambassador, on April 4.

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Trump's 25-carat diamond ring, which Refinery29 reports President Donald Trump gave to her on their tenth wedding anniversary in 2014, is featured prominently in the first lady's White House portrait. Her original, 12-carat wedding ring from 2004 reportedly cost $1.5 million.

In the photo, the 49-year-old former model is pictured also wearing another smaller ring on her right hand.

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"I am honored to serve in the role of First Lady, and look forward to working on behalf of the American people over the coming years," Trump said in an April 3 White House statement accompanying her portrait's publication.

Milano's tweet sparked mixed reactions.

"I don't care about the rings," one person commented in response to Milano's post. "They were bought with her/his money. The money I care about is the waste of her staying in NY. Inexcusable."

Some people fired back at Milano, saying the wealthy actress's comment was an instance of the pot calling the kettle black.

"Another hypocritical snowflake," responded one Twitter user. "I'll keep a lookout when you sell your luxuries and donate to the 'impoverished.'"

Another asked if the famous actress had "any expensive jewelry or clothes or cars."

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Other Twitter users also noticed and commented on the ring.

"Note the prominent flaunting of her $3 million diamond ring," tweeted liberal blog JoeMyGod on April 3 along with a photo of the portrait.

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"And Melania's official portrait is out," posted political journalist Allen McDuffee. "All the airbrushing could almost make you ignore the $3 million ring."

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Milano was never a supporter of the now-president during the presidential campaign. During the Democratic primaries for the 2016 election, the actress endorsed Bernie Sanders, whom she called "a really honest, cool dude" with pure intentions in an interview with The Huffington Post published on Jan. 7, 2016.

"I really just am disgusted by where we are right now in the political system," she told The Huffington Post at the time. "I think we pin everyone against each other and it's just creating this really hostile planet and world, and it's upsetting to me. It's upsetting that I'm raising kids in this time."

Sources: Alyssa Milano/Twitter, The White HouseJoe.My.God/TwitterAllen McDuffee‏/Twitter, Huffington Post, Refinery29 / Photo Credit: Alyssa Milano/Facebook, The White House

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