Trump Family’s Bizarre Goth Visit to Vatican Sparks Meme Wave

by Michael Anthony Farley on May 25, 2017 Internet + Today in Twitter

Donald, Melania, and Ivanka Trump paid an extremely awkward visit to the Pope this week, and the only ones who seemed to enjoy themselves were everyone on the internet. This is the latest in a string of GIF-able, meme-able moments from a Mediterranean-spanning trip plagued by bad optics.

Of particular note were the bizarre goth ensembles donned by Ivana and Melania, adding to the somber vibe. Apparently it’s some Catholic custom (that seems out of the Dark Ages) for women to cover up when meeting the Pope. The Trump ladies took this as an opportunity to dress like Lydia Deetz from Beetlejuice. We wish we had these outfits for our Goth Opera party!

my whole life is a darkroom

One irony in this, of course, is that the conservative internet went wild praising Melania for not wearing a headscarf when visiting Saudi Arabia. The biggest irony? Trump criticized Michelle Obama when she decided to forgo a headscarf when visiting Saudi Arabia as First Lady.

The hypocrisy never ends, but at least the human trainwreck that is the First Family provides us all with plenty of LOLs to distract from the fact that they’re destroying civilization as we know it.

Below, some of my favorite memes from the Vatican trip—drawing comparisons to everything from the camp classic Death Becomes Her to Hot Topic employees.

#handmaidstale #papabueno #trump #cosplay #melaniatrump #memes

A post shared by Carmelo González Serrano (@carmelogons) on

#darthvader #melaniatrump #starwars #meme #whoworeitbetter

A post shared by Lee Black (@yoblondeboi) on

#deathbecomesher #ivankatrump #melaniatrump #trump #trumpmemes #usa #fristlady

A post shared by Spiros Lomvardos Art Deco Fan (@jollyboyspiro78) on

Non so chi ne sia l’autore, ma è un #capolavoro #photooftheday #donaldtrump #melaniatrump #vatican

A post shared by Paolo Mandaglio (@paolo_mandaglio) on

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