Twitter users mock Melania Trump's 'most bullied person' comment

 

Melania Trump isn’t just an anti-bullying advocate, she says she’s a victim, as well.

In an interview broadcast Thursday morning on ABC, the first lady also showed she shared her husband’s gift for hyperbole.

“I could say that I’m the most bullied person in the world,” Trump told reporter Tony Llamas.

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TOPSHOT - US First Lady Melania Trump (L) and First Lady of Kenya Margaret Kenyatta (R) examine the ears of a baby elephant at The David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi on October 5, 2018, as she pays a one day visit to the country during her solo tour of Africa promoting her children's welfare programme. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
US first lady Melania Trump (L) reaches out to pet a baby elephant, accompanied by CEO Angela Sheldrick (C), at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust elephant orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya, on October 5, 2018. - Melania Trump is in Africa to promote her children's welfare programme. (Photo by Ben Curtis / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read BEN CURTIS/AFP/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - US First Lady Melania Trump (2L) is bumped by a baby elephant at The David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi on October 5, 2018, as she pays a one day visit to the country during her solo tour of Africa promoting her children's welfare programme. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
A US Secret Service Agent helps to steady US First Lady Melania Trump after she got bumped by a baby elephant at the David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi on October 5, 2018, during the third leg of her solo tour of Africa. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
A US Secret Service Agent helps to steady US First Lady Melania Trump after she got bumped by a baby elephant at the David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi on October 5, 2018, during the third leg of her solo tour of Africa. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
A US Secret Service Agent helps to steady US First Lady Melania Trump after she got bumped by a baby elephant at the David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi on October 5, 2018, during the third leg of her solo tour of Africa. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
US First Lady Melania Trump views baby elephants at the David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi on October 5, 2018, during the third leg of her solo tour of Africa. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - US First Lady Melania Trump feeds a baby elephant at The David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi on October 5, 2018, as she pays a one day visit to the country during her solo tour of Africa promoting her children's welfare programme. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
US First Lady Melania Trump views baby elephants at the David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi on October 5, 2018, during the third leg of her solo tour of Africa. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
UUS First Lady Melania Trump talks with Nelly Palmeris (L), Park Manager, as they view an ivory burning site at the Nairobi National Park in Nairobi on October 5, 2018, during the third leg of her solo tour of Africa. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
US First Lady Melania Trump (L) pets a baby elephant at The David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi on October 5, 2018, as she pays a one day visit to the country during her solo tour of Africa promoting her children's welfare programme. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
US First Lady Melania Trump goes on a safari at the Nairobi National Park in Nairobi on October 5, 2018, during the third leg of her solo tour of Africa. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
US First Lady Melania Trump looks at a baby elephant at The David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi on October 5, 2018, as she pays a one day visit to the country during her solo tour of Africa promoting her children's welfare programme. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
US First Lady Melania Trump feeds a baby elephant at The David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi on October 5, 2018, as she pays a one day visit to the country during her solo tour of Africa promoting her children's welfare programme. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
US First Lady Melania Trump looks at zebras as she travels in a vehicle while on a safari at The Nairobi National Park in Nairobi on October 5, 2018, as she pays a one day visit to the country during her solo tour of Africa promoting her children's welfare programme. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
US first lady Melania Trump (L) pets a baby elephant, accompanied by CEO Angela Sheldrick (C), and Kenya's first lady Margaret Kenyatta at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust elephant orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya, on October 5, 2018. - Melania Trump is in Africa to promote her children's welfare programme. (Photo by Ben Curtis / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read BEN CURTIS/AFP/Getty Images)
US first lady Melania Trump laughs with CEO Angela Sheldrick (R) after Mrs Trump was nudged by a baby elephant she petted, at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust elephant orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya, on October 5, 2018. - Melania Trump is in Africa to promote her children's welfare programme. (Photo by Ben Curtis / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read BEN CURTIS/AFP/Getty Images)
US first lady Melania Trump (C-R) smiles accompanied by Kenya's first lady Margaret Kenyatta, as she watches baby elephants being fed milk by bottle at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust elephant orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya, on October 5, 2018. - Melania Trump is in Africa to promote her children's welfare programme. (Photo by Ben Curtis / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read BEN CURTIS/AFP/Getty Images)
A worker feeds a baby elephant a bottle of milk at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust elephant orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya, October 5, 2018. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
An orphaned baby elephant runs to the keeper during a visit by U.S. first lady Melania Trump at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust elephant orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya October 5, 2018. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
An orphaned baby elephant is seen during a visit by U.S. first lady Melania Trump at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust elephant orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya October 5, 2018. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
U.S. first lady Melania Trump feeds a baby elephant milk with a bottle, at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust elephant orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya October 5, 2018. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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When he questioned that claim, she backed down, but only slightly.

“One of them ― if you really see what people are saying about me,” she said.

Many Twitter users didn’t respond to her with much sympathy. Instead, they broke out really teeny violins for a symphony of snark.

 

 

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