Emily Ratajkowski Just Came to Melania Trump's Defense in a Way We Should *All* Pay Attention To

The slut-shaming is NAGL.

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Melania Trump is problematic in many ways, but the persistent tendency to slut-shame her is an irresponsible and hypocritical one (opens in new tab)—and model Emily Ratajkowski is jumping to her defense.

The First Lady has been dealing with claims that she worked for an escort service, and despite filing a suit for libel, slut-shaming continues to follow her around. Case in point: A conversation Ratajkowski witnessed during New York Fashion Week, when a journalist allegedly called Trump a "hooker."

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The supermodel ended her mini-rant with this truth bomb:

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Amen to all of this. And by the way, judging and shaming Melania in this way only takes away from the much more crucial conversation about her and her husband's politics.

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Mehera Bonner is a celebrity and entertainment news writer who enjoys Bravo and Antiques Roadshow with equal enthusiasm. She was previously entertainment editor at Marie Claire and has covered pop culture for over a decade.