Model Gigi Hadid slammed for Melania Trump impersonation

Host Gigi Hadid impersonates Melania Trump at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
Host Gigi Hadid impersonates Melania Trump at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

- Less than two weeks after the presidential election, President-Elect Donald Trump was bound to be hot and divisive topic at the American Music Awards held in Los Angeles Sunday night.

And the insults and jokes came from all sides, including the hosts, the presenters and the performers.

Co-hosts Gigi Hadid and Jay Pharoah started off the show with not-so-great impressions of Melania and Donald Trump.

Hadid, 21, used a fake European accent during her impersonation of the soon-to-be first lady.

"I love my husband, President Barack Obama and our children Sasha and Malia," said Hadid.

The model of the moment was mocking Melania Trump's speech at the Republican National Convention that included material from a speech given by First Lady Michelle Obama.

While the crowd laughed and applauded, social media wasn't as kind.

With the Associated Press

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