Caitlyn Jenner says she’s playing Melania on SNL: Video

Wrong person: Caitlyn Jenner joked that she could impersonate Melania Trump in a Saturday Night Live sketch, but mixed up the names of the First Lady and Ivanka 

Caitlyn Jenner talked with Eamonn and Ruth on This Morning about how she’s going to play Melania Trump on US hit show Saturday Night Live and how she’s adjusting to life as a woman.

However the transgender advocate, 67, got Melania and First Daughter Ivanka confused when she appeared made the claim during an appearance on ITV daytime show on This Morning on Friday – prompting a barrage of responses on Twitter.
Caitlyn Jenner as the First Lady, what do you think about that?’ Eamonn replied.

Even though Caitlyn’s gaffe was ignored on the sofa, fans were quick to pick up on the mistake.

One fan tweeted: ‘Love that Caitlyn Jenner thinks Ivanka is the first lady. Glad I wasn’t the only one who got confused over that at some point.’

Another wrote: ‘Caitlyn Jenner accidentally said Ivanka was the First Lady lol’.

Gaffe: The transgender advocate had a slip of the tongue and mistakenly said Ivanka, the First Daughter, was the First Lady of the United States

Targeted by SNL: Pictured, First Lady Melania Trump
Teasing the skit: Caitlyn said on This Morning: ‘I play on Saturday Night Live our First Lady Ivanka Trump. What do you think? I play Melania, I do the whole thing’

Even though Caitlyn’s gaffe was ignored on the sofa, fans were quick to pick up on the mistake.

One fan tweeted: ‘Love that Caitlyn Jenner thinks Ivanka is the first lady. Glad I wasn’t the only one who got confused over that at some point.’

Another wrote: ‘Caitlyn Jenner accidentally said Ivanka was the First Lady lol’.

Busy morning: Caitlyn appeared on This Morning, hosted by Eammon Holmes and Ruth Langsford, after stopping by the BBC for an appearance on Victoria Derbeyshire

Busy morning: Caitlyn appeared on This Morning, hosted by Eammon Holmes and Ruth Langsford, after stopping by the BBC for an appearance on Victoria Derbeyshire

Topical: Caitlyn made the SNL joke as hosts Eammon Holmes and Ruth Langsford prepared to interview a Trump impersonator 

Topical: Caitlyn made the SNL joke as hosts Eammon Holmes and Ruth Langsford prepared to interview a Trump impersonator

The reality star also appeared on the Victoria Derbeyshire show on the BBC, where she criticised Donald Trump’s controversial transgender bathroom policy.

The rule, which overturned a law passed by the Obama administration, means schoolchildren have to go to the bathroom of their birth gender.

Caitlyn said: ‘It doesn’t make me regret my vote yet, but it is very disappointing and I have been very verbal about that.

 

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