President Trump, man who has no idea how to shake hands (opens in new tab), recently had the opportunity to meet French President Macron, and things got...weird. First of all, this is how The White House Press Pool reported the incident (courtesy of reporter Marina Fang (opens in new tab)):
More amazing than that fully hilarious description are the tweets—specifically about Trump's face:
And the whiteness of his knuckles:
Colleague's description of Trump-Macron handshake. Quite something.. pic.twitter.com/KI7DAb382CMay 25, 2017
11 minutes in and the handshake continues. Trump's face begins to noticeably redden. Macron shows the grim satisfaction of a contract killerMay 25, 2017
Trump’s knuckles turned white. Macron held on. With a handshake, Macron reached to establish authority in Europe (Trump smiled - sort of).May 25, 2017
Watch a video of the delightful power play below:
"Je suis très heureux de pouvoir, ensemble, changer beaucoup de choses", dit Macron aux côtés de Trump pic.twitter.com/7rQzMjGxBaMay 25, 2017
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.
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