French First Lady Brigitte Macron would never swap places with Melania Trump

And we get it.

Being a First Lady may seem inviting from the outside – designer wardrobe allowances, first class travel and personal chefs – but the job seems to have as many drawbacks as it does benefits, especially if you’re Melania Trump.

At least that’s what French First Lady Brigitte Macron thinks anyway.

Last week saw French President Emmanuel Macron and First Lady Brigitte Macron’s first official state visit to Washington. Most coverage from the trip however centred around Melania Trump’s hat, with some people taking the ginormous white Michael Kors headpiece as her trying to send a message.

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First Ladies Melania and Brigitte inevitably spent a lot of time together while their husbands were busy planting ceremonial trees and having staged handshakes, and after seeing Trump’s life, the French First Lady made it clear she definitely didn’t want to switch places.

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‘Melania can’t do anything,’ Brigitte Macron explained of FLOTUS’s life and the rules and restrictions that come with it, in a recent issue of Le Monde. ‘She can’t even open a window in the White House. She can’t put her nose out. Me, every day, I’m out in Paris.’

This of course isn’t exclusive to the Trumps, with former First Lady Michelle Obama speaking out about the lack of privacy back when she and Barack were in office.

‘I can’t open my windows,’ Michelle explained. ‘One day as a treat, my lead agent let me have the windows open on the way to Camp David. It was like five minutes out, and he was like, “The windows open. Enjoy it” and I was like, “Thanks Alan.”’

Melania Trump has yet to comment, but judging by Donald Trump’s Twitter habits, we imagine he will soon.

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