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Gigi Hadid Says She Actually Altered Her AMAs Script To Be Less Harsh on Melania

'I too have been the center of a nationally televised comedy skit that poked fun at my actions, and was able to find the humor in it,' Hadid said on Monday.

Gigi Hadid Says She Actually Altered Her AMAs Script To Be Less Harsh on Melania
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In a hand-written note published to Twitter on Monday evening, model and 2016 AMAs host Gigi Hadid reminded anyone who was offended by her impression of Melania Trump that hey, jokes are jokes.

"I was honored to host the AMAs last night and to work with some of the most respected writers in the business," the 21-year-old wrote. "I removed or changed anything in the script that I felt took the joke too far, and whether or not you choose to see it, what remained was done in good humor and with no bad intent."

“I too have been the center of a nationally televised comedy skit that poked fun at my actions," Hadid continued, "and was able to find the humor in it. I believe Melania understands show business and the way shows are written and run. I apologize to anyone that I offended and have only the best wishes for your country. Respectfully, G."

On Sunday, Hadid co-hosted the American Music Awards alongside comedian Jay Pharoah. During the duo's opening, Hadid joked about a speech Melania gave during the RNC this summer that many considered a copy of the speech First Lady Michelle Obama gave in 2008.

Gigi Hadid Says She Actually Altered Her AMAs Script To Be Less Harsh on Melania
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"Jay is a master impressionist," Hadid said at the time. "In your honor, I have been working on a new impression. This is my Melania Trump impression."

"I love my husband, President Barack Obama, and our children, Sasha and Malia," she recited in a nasal voice, nose squished up.

While some commenters on the post complained Hadid went too far, others found it ironic that the model would be accused of "bullying" Melania when her husband is widely considered the biggest bully of them all.

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