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Melania spokeswoman calls for boycott of TI over video

First lady Melania Trump’s spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, is calling for a boycott of rapper T.I. after he posted a video that includes a woman who looks like Trump performing a striptease in the Oval Office. 

“How is this acceptable?” Stephanie Grisham tweeted on Saturday.

The call to boycott the rapper came just a day after T.I. released a one-minute video portraying him sitting in the Oval Office as a woman wearing a jacket emblazoned with “I really don’t care, do u?” performs in front of him. 

“Dear 45, I ain’t Kanye,” T.I., whose real name is Clifford Joseph Harris Jr., tweeted in a post that accompanied the video, referencing the president’s meeting with rapper Kanye West late last week. 

T.I. heavily criticized West after he and Trump offered strong praise for each other in front of the press in the Oval Office, saying that he was “ashamed to have ever been associated with” with the rapper. 

{mosads}”I’ve reached my limits. This is my stop, I’m officially DONE!!!!” T.I., who worked with West on the track “Swagga Like Us” in 2006, said.

“To all the people who follow Ye musically, socially, or even personally….who are confused, heartbroken, infuriated…. Let me make this clear… THIS SHIT AINT COOL!!!” T.I. added.

West met with Trump in a widely publicized meeting to discuss a range of issues, such as the prison system, the 13th Amendment and ways to improve life for African-Americans in inner cities. 

West, who sported a red “Make America Great Again” hat,  said that Trump’s was on a “hero’s journey.” 

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