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Donald Trump Talks About Women’s Skin, the Way the Leader of the Free World Often Does

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Donald Trump can find something to hate about pretty much everyone. The GOP frontrunner has proudly proclaimed one horrible, misogynist thing after another about women, immigrants, foreigners, everyone, but he's pretty much left Hollywood alone. Until now. Buzzfeed's Andrew Kaczynski managed to dig up Trump's unasked-for opinions on the looks of some of the most beautiful women in the world, which he compiled into one YouTube video.

Trump's not talking about their beauty in general, but their skin, which is funny considering what his own skin looks like. Here are Trump's critiques, transcribed:

Jennifer Lawrence: "Jennifer has a little skin problem I would say. A little rough with the skin, I would say. Little polka dots all over the face."

Eva Longoria: "She’s really bouncy, she’s really cute. She’s about 5-foot-1. Do you like girls that are 5-foot-1? They come up to you know where. She’s very nice. She’s got beautiful skin."

Princess Diana: "She had the height, she had the beauty, she had the skin. She was crazy, but these are minor details."

Angelina Jolie: "She’s got bad skin. She’s got scars all over the skin. I don’t know what is is, I never thought she was good-looking, I don’t think she’s got good skin, I don’t think she has a great face. Her lips are too big, to be honest with you. They’re too big. I don’t think she’s good-looking."

Just contemplating Donald Trump's strident thoughts on women's skincare made us wonder how his wife Melania's skincare business is going.


It's called Melania Beauty (as featured on The Apprentice) and the website shows five products — cleansing balm, moisturizer, exfoliating peel, and night cream — all supposedly made with caviar, a very on brand ingredient for the Trump dynasty.

There are links to shop the products at Lord & Taylor, but the links are a dead-end. Racked checked in with Lord & Taylor about the status of Melania's line, and they say they're looking into it.

The Daily Beast reported in October of last year that the $150 moisturizer was on sale at Lord & Taylor for half off. Meanwhile, Melania's beauty line was embroiled in a $50 million lawsuit, in which Melania claimed that her backers didn't hold up their end of the deal to mass distribute or market the skin care line which caused the products to miss her launch date.

"Ms. Trump’s skin care line had been scheduled to launch in 2013, but was derailed due to no fault of Ms. Trump following a dispute between the company’s partners," Trump spokesperson Alan Garten told The Daily Beast. "The dispute wound up in litigation and less than a year later a federal judge ruled in Ms. Trump’s favor."

Racked reached out to Trump's press team about the current status of Melania Beauty and will update with further information.

Update: A Lord & Taylor rep tells Racked that the department store hasn’t done business with the Melania Beauty brand for more than two years.