American Music Awards 2016 co-host Gigi Hadid was mocking Melania Trump, which caused the accusation of racism. Nobody expected to hear that Gigi took a swipe at Melania for the scandal surrounded her RNC convention and Mrs Obama’s speech plagiarism.
American Music Awards 2016 was hosted by the top model Gigi Hadid and Jay Pharoah. speech earlier this year when she was accused of copying Michelle Obama. The ceremony was started from the very strange moment when Ms Hadid squinted her eyes and pouted after claiming to have been working hard on her impression, said: “I gotta get her face right”.
Then Gigi continued with the heavy accent: “I love my husband, President Barack Obama. And our children Sasha and Malia”.
The 21-year-old model, obviously, wanted to make all laughing, but the live audience at the Microsoft Theater was shocked. Such a racist escapade from the stage of annual ceremony sounded too stupid even for the young model.
The AMAs viewers at home were shocked as well, the fan commented this ‘joke’:
“Gigi is trying too hard to be funny.”
American Music Awards 2016, winners
The AMAs identified its winner on November 20 ceremony. Despite Gigi Hadid’s unfunny stand-up, the musicians got their statuettes, below we can note the winners.
The American band were named favourite pop/rock duo or group, beating The Chainsmokers and DNCE to the award.
Adele is up for four awards including favourite pop/rock female artist, favourite pop/rock song for Hello, favourite adult contemporary artist and favourite pop/rock album for 25.
Drake received a record 13 nominations but missed out on the final shortlist for the artist of the year award.
Sting will receive the American Music Award of Merit, which was last awarded to Annie Lennox in 2008.