Melania Trump raises eyebrows on Twitter after anti-bullying speech at middle school

Melania Trump on Monday chatted with students at a Michigan middle school about social isolation and inclusion as part of her anti-bullying agenda, which she has previously said will be a focus of hers as the first lady.

"I always believe that you need to treat each other with respect and kindness and compassion, but also stay true to yourself. Just listen to your heart, but be yourself," Trump reportedly told students in the classroom.

The first lady also urged students to find new friends to eat lunch with, while speaking separately in the cafeteria.

"Ask them what they like, what their hobbies are, so nobody becomes sad or stressed and everybody feels included," Trump said. "I think it's important that we choose kindness and compassion."

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But some on Twitter have pointed out the irony in the first lady's anti-bullying campaign, given President Trump's penchant for name-calling on Twitter.

"Melania Trump on TV advising school kids about bullying?! Her husband, USA's #1 bully has emboldened hate in schools! First family disgrace," one user tweeted, while another wrote: "Melania on surprise trip today to Michigan to address bullying, said step 1 is to escape your bully when he returns from a golf weekend!"

The president has used his Twitter account to dub Hillary Clinton "crooked" and "very dumb" on several occasions, while also using his platform to rip other politicians, organizations and journalists as "terrible," "stupid," "dopey," and "worthless."

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First Lady Melania Trump looks on as U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters upon his departure from the White House in Washington, U.S., October 13, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
@thehill Now THIS is wonderful news, Melania! Please start with your husband, @realDonaldTrump, the 2016-17 Bully of the Year!
@thehill Melania should start with her husband. Bully number one.
@realDonaldTrump always attacks ppl of color. He always bully's them. Funny, Melania making a useless trip to Michi… https://t.co/z0tw66s38w
@thehill Melania’s anti-bully campaign —> stop criticizing Trump on Twitter
@FLOTUS to visit #Detroit middle school to combat bullying She should begin with Bully @realDonaldTrump https://t.co/WCW3kkaMkw
@PhilipRucker Melania needs to address bullying closest to home, which would be #FakePresident @realDonaldTrump, biggest bully of all.
@thehill I’m sorry but this is freaking Ridiculous! Her husband is currently bullying a Gold Star Widow. Deal with that Bully, Melania!
@Frump_Dumpster @byamberphillips @TheView @SenJohnMcCain @realDonaldTrump Melania gave an anti-bullying speech toda… https://t.co/6gGvpMVJsG
@dumptrump33 Melania needs to launch an anti Azog the Defiler Trump! He is the biggest bully of them all!
Melania Trump on TV advising school kids about bullying?! Her husband, USA's #1 bully has emboldened hate in schools! First family disgrace.
Melania on surprise trip today to Michigan to address bullying,said step 1 is to escape your bully when he returns from a golf weekend!
@thehill Start with that POS you're married to, Melania. He is the biggest bully in the country.
@StephGrisham45 @FLOTUS Melania Trump needs to start her bullying conversation in her home first. Her husband is th… https://t.co/n82ezP75N9
Melania picked that bully platform cause she was getting clowned for stealing Michelle's speech. She ain't even think about her family
@Cernovich Trump's tweets are childish. Maybe Melania should make her anti-cyber bully trump troll a real thing?
Melania Trump to speak about bullying, but she sleeps with the biggest bully in America.
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