Melania Trump 'I don't care' jackets fetching big bucks online
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Some bidders really do care about snagging the controversial jacket worn last week by first lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Senate GOP, House Democrats begin battle over trillion bill Melania Trump announces plans to renovate White House Rose Garden Trump tweets photo of himself wearing a mask MORE, plunking down hundreds of dollars for the $39 item.

A pair of sellers is listing the sold-out “I really don’t care. Do u?” Zara jacket — which now has a place in the political sartorial history books — on eBay for big bucks.

One jacket merchant says they purchased the now-infamous military-style outfit at a Chicago Zara store “a couple years ago” and have worn it “only [a] couple times.” The jacket, which originally sold for less than two Andrew Jacksons, now has a current bid of $895 on the site.


Another eBay user plays off the controversy involving the first lady with their listing, saying the short coat they’re selling is “the exact Zara jacket Melania Trump wore.” More than 50 bidders have offered a king’s ransom for the pre-owned, olive-colored parka, with a current bid of $610.

Trump made headlines last week when she was eyed traveling to and from a Texas migrant children detention center while wearing the “don’t care” jacket.

Critics questioned Trump’s sincerity about the trip or wondered aloud whether the former model was attempting to troll her spouse with the jacket’s cryptic words.

The first lady’s communications director, Stephanie Grisham, had originally tweeted that the wardrobe choice was “just a jacket,” and Trump’s meeting with migrant children “impacted [her] greatly.”

Hours later, however, President TrumpDonald John TrumpDeWine tests negative for coronavirus a second time Several GOP lawmakers express concern over Trump executive orders Beirut aftermath poses test for US aid to frustrating ally MORE then said the message on his wife’s jacket was directed at “the fake news media.”

“Melania has learned how dishonest they are, and she truly no longer cares!” Trump wrote.

Zara did not respond to ITK’s request for comment at the time of the jacket flap.

Trump’s look has also inspired a slew of knock-offs, with several similar-looking versions being sold online touting messages such as “I do really care. Do u?” and “Give Back the Kids.”