Gigi Hadid Takes Fire on Social Media After Melania Trump Impression at AMAs | NBC Bay Area

Gigi Hadid Takes Fire on Social Media After Melania Trump Impression at AMAs

Some condemned the impression as simply unfunny, while others went a step further, claiming it was racist.

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    Some social media users are telling supermodel Gigi Hadid to stick to her day job. 

    Hadid, who along with former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Jay Pharoah hosted Sunday's American Music Awards, is taking fire for impersonating future first lady Melania Trump during the opening minutes of the broadcast. 

    Puckering her lips and speaking with a thick foreign accent, Hadid took shots at Melania Trump for her alleged plagiarizing misstep during the Republican National Convention.

    "I love my husband...President Barack Obama..and our children, Sasha and Malia."

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    Some condemned the impression as simply unfunny, while others went a step further, claiming it was racist.

    Hadid had not responded to the backlash as of Monday morning.