Melania Trump Sweetly Wished Her Son, Barron, Turning 15 On Twitter, But Gets Mocked Instead

Melania Trump Sweetly Wished Her Son, Barron, Turning 15 On Twitter, But Gets Mocked Instead

The simple birthday post divided people based on the color of the balloons used to wish her son

Cover Image Source: (L) Twitter/Melania Trump ; (R) Getty/Photo by Chip Somodevilla

Melania Trump wished her beloved son Barron on social media with a rather simple birthday message. But netizens being well, themselves ended up criticizing her for this move as well. Happy birthday BWT, tweeted the 50-year-old last weekend using her teenage son's initials alongside three heart emojis. The former First Lady also shared a picture of two black balloons that represented the number 15, marking Barron's age. The birthday tribute was quite a rare occasion for Melania who is otherwise doesn't actively indulge in social media.


While many Twitter usually commented on the unusual choice of decoration, there were some who defended Melania. It's safe to say that even after exiting the White House, the Trumps continue to inspire split reactions. Twitterverse could not help but notice a similar dark and ominous theme in the pictures that have been seen in the White House before. Creepy!! Black balloons for a 15-year-old?? Poor child. That dark world you live in must be so cold but I do wish you a Happy birthday!! Hope it is a great day!! expressed @KeepingtheFai. User Erie Siobhan noted: Happy birthday to Barron, but using black numbers for a 15th birthday strikes me as rather odd.


Hope you guys are not raising a serial killer as the ambiance and the way you call your child suggests, wrote user sinoscope. User @Penrhos88 expressed: How festive! Nothing quite says Happy Birthday to a 15-year-old quite like a black balloon that appears to be dripping blood. But then...#BeBest never really made it either... There were some who used this opportunity to wish Barron as well as take a dig at his parents. User @QuippieChick shared: If only kids could choose their parents...Barron would’ve chosen to have some with better taste, who’d remember his name. And took him to baseball games, instead of treating him like a photo prop.


Meanwhile, user Susan Amundson apologized for the hate that had been spewed on the comment section writing: I am so sorry for all the haters. This isn’t about politics this is about a 15 year old having a birthday. Barron I hope you have a great day as all teenagers should on their birthdays. Twitter user Patti Meyers Schubert expressed: Happy birthday sweet boy and happiness when your family comes back home to the White House. America misses all of you.


Another user Mary urged the boy to ignore all the hater. HAPPY B day to a very handsome & bright young man. May all your wishes & dreams come true! You have a great support system and are blessed with such wonderful parents. Hope one day you too will become PRESIDENT OF USA. Sky” your limit & don’t listen to HATERS, they wrote.

There were some who simply mirrored Melania's sentiments and joined her in wishing her son a very happy birthday. Happy Birthday, Barron! I think YOU are great! My daughter loves searching for vids w you because you just GLOW in all of them! When asked what famous person she'd want to be bffs w she says you bc you seem so naturally sweet! Have a great day! wrote bigwin4trish.


Another user Anna Tidwell shared: Happy birthday to one blessed little man! He has one incredible family! Thank you all for wanting the best for our country! Barren will have a love for our country that is pretty special! God has appointed you all for such a time as this!

Following Trump's failure to get re-elected, the family moved to their Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Florida. An insider told PEOPLE at the time that Mrs. Trump was "checking out a good Florida school for Barron." Although Barron was in the White House he was out of the spotlight for the most part. A source told PEOPLE that for Melania her son is the most important thing in her life. "Melania is a great mother and that is her most important role. Barron is the most important thing in Melania's life," they said. 

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