Vanity Fair Mexico gets revenge on Trump with photo of first lady

It’s hard NOT to walk away with the impression that Vanity Fair Mexico intentionally trolled President Donald Trump.

On the same day Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto canceled a meeting with Trump over the idea that his country will pay for the wall Trump plans to build on the southern border, Vanity Fair Mexico tweeted a cover that features a previous photo of first lady Melania Trump eating jewelry — the photo was taken in 2011 to promote her QVC jewelry collection.

https://twitter.com/VanityFairMX/status/824629022609006594

In addition to using “a repurposed stock photo image,” the magazine also “repurposed” the accompanying GQ article by Juila Ioffe, according to Yahoo Style.

(GQ and Vanity Fair are owned by the same parent company, Condé Nast.)

The name may sound familiar, Ioffe who fired from Politico in December after posting a tweet stating: “Either Trump is f***ing his daughter or he’s shirking nepotism laws. Which is worse?”

Her allies claim that Ioffe was already on her way out, but the anti-Trump sentiment is unmistakable.

Trump and Vanity Fair have a history and the then-president elect took the magazine to task last month over a negative review of Trump Grill, which it claimed could be the worst restaurant in America.

Naturally, with a little help from former Obama White House staffer Kal Penn, the VF cover had the desired effect of denigrating Republicans:

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