Melania Trump under fire for not removing her sunglasses during D-Day commemoration: 'Disrespectful'

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After a three-day visit to London and a day in Ireland, the Trumps landed in Normandy, France, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day and pay their respects to the allied forces. The president was joined by the first lady, French president Emmanuel Macron and wife Brigitte, as well as dignitaries from Canada, Britain and Germany.

The commemorations, which took place at Omaha Beach, included a video from the Defense Department, acrobatic flying show and speech by both Macron and Trump.

"To more than one hundred and seventy veterans of the Second World War who join us today – you are among the very greatest Americans who will ever live," Trump said. "You are the pride of our nation. You are the glory of our republic. And we thank you from the bottom of our hearts."

The moving speech, however, was seemingly obscured by what the first lady was wearing. Melania, dressed in all-black Dior, kept her sunglasses on throughout the ceremony -- a move that was called out by many to be "disrespectful" and "rude."

"Not appropriate at these ceremonies," wrote one Twitter user. "Melania needs to take the dang sunglasses off. It's rude! Yes, I'm a little old fashioned," wrote another.

Some Twitter users even questioned if it was the first lady behind the glasses, alluding to the ongoing conspiracy theory that the first lady uses a body double.

"May as well drag a double around. Nobody could know the difference," tweeted one observer. Said another, "Sunglasses in strange settings is always the giveaway for me. Plus she sets her jaw even harder than Melania does."

Following the commemorations in France, President Trump will return back to Ireland to meet with dignitaries, including special envoy to the US John Deasy and ambassador Dan Mulhall, and play golf. For more photos of the administration's visit abroad, scroll through below.

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