Vanity Fair Apologises For Video Suggesting Hillary Clinton Takes Up Knitting

Kristopher Drake
December 29, 2017

President Trump accused Vanity Fair Thursday of "bending over backwards" to apologize for a viral video that angered Hillary Clinton supporters.

The hashtag was started by Mrs Clinton's former adviser Peter Daou.


Another staffer poked fun at Clinton's defeat in the 2016 Presidential election by saying, "Put away your James Comey voodoo doll".

While the majority of the replies to the video decried it as sexist and mean-spirited, some attributed it to Vanity Fair's attempt to be "edgy," or amusing - albeit, even those Twitter users said the jokes mostly fell flat.

Outspoken actress Ms Arquette told the journalists to "get over your mommy issues". They mock the first woman to ever win the popular vote in a general election?

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks onstage during The Child Mind Institute Summit: The State of Child & Adolescent Mental Health at The Paley Center for Media on November 13, 2017 in New York City. Carter has been a critic of Trump's for many years, calling him a "short-fingered vulgarian" in the 1980s. The outrage shot the publication to the top of the Twitter trends, with a few famous women voicing their concerns as well.

The editors of Vanity Fair's "Hive" section held a glass of champagne in hand as they took turns presenting the Democratic fixture with their ideas. Graydon Carter, no talent, will be out!

Trump tried to weigh in with a tweet this morning, but he doesn't seem to realize that fashionista Anna Wintour is the editor of the fashion magazine Vogue, not Vanity Fair.

That conundrum must have left Donald Trump's addled brain a little tuckered out because the slam that did come out was a garbled mess - in which he said Anna Wintour is "begging for forgiveness". She said it had "missed the mark".

Before the president addressed it, the story hadn't received much coverage beyond online media, save for the outlet that inspires many of his tweets: Fox News.

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