Let them eat cake!
A souvenir slice of wedding cake from President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump’s 2005 nuptials was auctioned off for $2,240.
An anonymous bidder bought the chocolate truffle cake at auction through Los Angeles-based Julien’s Auctions, Fox News reported (see video).
Amazingly, the auction house had started the bidding at just $250.
The anonymous seller produced a Trump wedding invitation to prove the cake was authentic. The slice sold was a gold-and-white sponge cake topped with a buttercream rose.
The actual Trump wedding cake, which cost $50,000, was a towering seven-tier dessert that couldn’t actually be eaten because it contained too much wiring.
This isn’t the first time that a Trump memorabilia item has fetched high prices.
In October 2017, a sketch President Trump recently drew of the Empire State Building was sold at auction for $16,000.
— Juliens Auctions (@JuliensAuctions) October 20, 2017
While President Trump’s approval ratings have dipped during his first year in office, First Lady Melania Trump’s popularity has soared.
A recent CNN/ORC poll showed that 52% of Americans had a positive view of Mrs. Trump, compared to 36% in January.
Melania’s quiet grace and elegant style have no doubt won her many admirers, even among Trump haters.
Here are some highlights of Melania’s stunning fashion statements during her first year as First Lady.
— Melania Trump (@FLOTUS) June 19, 2017
— Raven (@KazeSkyz) July 14, 2017
Trump's and Xi's at the Forbidden City, Beijing, China. pic.twitter.com/zQMADQ5gbe
— The TRUMP PAGE (@MichaelDelauzon) November 8, 2017
First Lady Melania Trump hosted a luncheon to celebrate International Women's Day at The White House today. pic.twitter.com/2KMhfClQmc
— The TRUMP PAGE (@MichaelDelauzon) March 8, 2017
— Melania Trump (@FLOTUS) May 26, 2017
— Melania Trump (@FLOTUS) September 11, 2017
— Melania Trump (@FLOTUS) October 11, 2017
Happy Easter! pic.twitter.com/pzJ7ouViDZ
— Melania Trump (@FLOTUS) April 16, 2017
— Melania Trump (@FLOTUS) May 5, 2017
Throwback to Inauguration Day. Melania was absolutely gorgeous and Trump had the look of determination pic.twitter.com/PkjdELtm2x
— That Trump Girl (@ThatTrumpGirlll) January 29, 2017
I am deeply honored to serve this wonderful country as First Lady! pic.twitter.com/tRTRVkDG6z
— Melania Trump (@FLOTUS) January 21, 2017
Latest posts by Samantha Chang (see all)
- Gillibrand on illegal immigrants: ‘As president of the US, I wouldn’t use the detention system at all’ - May 20, 2019
- Pete Buttigieg floats 4 new tax hikes during Fox News townhall - May 20, 2019
- Ex-US Attorney: ‘Barack Obama knew that James Comey was going to blackmail the incoming president of the United States’ - May 19, 2019