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During her recent trip to Africa, first lady Melania Trump stopped to visit Cairo in Egypt.

While there, she accrued a bill of $95,050 at the InterContinental Semiramis hotel, which will be covered by taxpayer dollars.


Considering the hotel's rooms are typically $119 a night and get not more expensive than $699 a night for the Presidential suite, many are incredibly confused as to how the first lady managed to spend so much money at the hotel...especially considering she didn't stay there overnight!

Melania Trump only stopped in Cairo for about six hours according to her spokesperson, Stephanie Grisham.

Though she may have stopped at the hotel for a brief period of time, she didn't end up sleeping there. The huge bill at the InterContinental Semiramis was revealed by official federal spending records.

The amount for only 6 hours left many online bewildered and angry at where their tax money is going.





Melania Trump spent so much money...and they didn't even stay the night!



Imagine if Michelle Obama was caught spending taxpayer money this way.


This isn't the only controversy the First Lady incited during her trip to Africa.

While touring a park in Nairobi, Trump wore a pith helmet, a fashion accessory that has a long and complicated history relating to colonialism in that country. When asked about her choice to wear that hat, Trump told reporters they should "focus on what I do, not what I wear."


Those are pretty big words from someone who just spent nearly $100k for six hours in a hotel.


Trump's trip to Africa, where she visited many of the same countries her husband Donald Trump referred to as "s**thole countries," will most likely be remembered not for any diplomatic gains, but for these needless and clumsy controversies.




H/T - Vanity Fair, Huffpost

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When asked what they bought him, u/GeekyKirby replied:

I pre-ordered him a game [Kingdom Hearts III], and bought him a shirt and a book he wanted :) ...I also filled up his living room floor with balloons...

It seems minor mischief is a common theme in their relationship:

Thank you. :) At this point, I can't really surprise my boyfriend anymore. And I try lol. Like the time I secretly put googly eyes on everything in his fridge...

Oh, and they made him this Pikachu cake. You know, nbd.

Users were impressed by u/GeekyKirby's piping skills. Also, the hate for fondant icing is real!

Nicely done and without fondant! r/FondantHate - Patiod
Today was a bad day on reddit if you genuinely want fondant to not be a thing. Just kidding. But fuck fondant, for real. - mimomusic
We over at r/fondanthate love your buttercream meme! - cherrylpk
This is one of the best things I've ever seen on Reddit! - backfromthedead
You're a very thoughtful and creative girlfriend! <3 - mediaclone
I'd have a hard time eating this, very cute. - FrontierFrance210
A meme!?!?!? On a cake!?!??!?!?!?!Now i've seen everything! - Indetermination

A few were also a bit envious.

This cake looks AWESOME, great job!
Side note: Here's hoping that 2019 will bless me with some manflesh to do nice things like this for too 🤞🏽- black_heart85
Hehe this gave me a good chuckle this morning. Now wish I had a boyfriend so I could do this to them. - MidnightMadness21

Making something for someone is a great way to show them you love them.

The best birthday present I ever got was from a girl who baked me a cake secretly. So thanks for doing that for him, I know I'd feel great about it. - Levitr0n

Others have found inventive ways to use the meme as well:

Stickers:


Sculpture:

Latte Art:

Refrigerator...art...trolling?


Even An Essay:

The fact that Surprised Pikachu is still around in 2019 really speaks to its universal appeal and ease of use. People will surely keep coming up with inventive ways to use the meme.

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