Anna Wintour met with Donald Trump for thirty minutes at Trump Tower


Earlier this week, Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour talked sh-t about Donald Trump in a private setting. Her comments were reported by the Daily Mirror, and when the paper contacted Wintour about it, she apologized profusely. It was a really odd moment for a woman who had closely aligned herself with the Democratic Party and the Obamas. It was also an odd moment because what she said – that the Trump Foundation does nothing – was true and completely backed up by extensive reporting. The vibe I got was that Wintour was gearing up to cozy up to Donald Trump and the Trump family. And guess what? Anna Wintour met with Donald Trump on Tuesday.

This reporting was backed up by People Magazine, which confirmed that the meeting took place. What’s funny/sad to me is that the Orange One could only muster up fifteen minutes for Kanye’s “multicultural issues” but a fashion editor gets thirty minutes? Donny must really, really want a Vogue cover for Melania and Ivanka, I’m guessing. “And you’ll make the letterhead gold, right? And you’ll promote Ivanka’s clothing brand? Good. We have a deal!” These are the kinds of deals that Donald Trump wants to make. This is his version of leadership.

I do wonder what Anna Wintour’s position will be long-term though? Especially since so many American designers are coming out and saying that they have zero interest in dressing Melania. Wintour has such a strong influence on the American fashion community, will she use that influence to get designers to work with Melania and Ivanka?

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  1. Nev says:

    Ughhhhhh even my fashion is disturbed by this idiot. Ughhhhhhhhhh

  2. Sixer says:

    More Effie Trinket than Cinna, then?

  3. Tate says:

    Seems like everyone has lost their dignity and will bow to Cheetolini. Pathetic.

  4. Ramona says:

    I blame Dicaprio for starting this wave of capitulation. Everyone else realised that the public furore doesnt last long and that if you can “justify” it with something like “I was advocating for X” then the public outcry is muted. In truth, Trump wants the validation of famous people and famous people want White House access. I expect more celebs to fall.

  5. Melody calder says:

    He has time to meet with her, Kanye, dicaprio, etc……. but won’t get a daily security briefing….. w.t.f.

    • Annetommy says:

      Indeed. And what a hideous excrescence of a wedding dress.

      On a more serious note, it was truly disgraceful that given what was happening in Aleppo yesterday, supported by Russia, Trump announced a Putin pal as SoS. Is it just idiocy or a deliberate “up yours”? That appointment needs to be thrown out. McCain and co need to step up.

    • Mollie says:

      My thoughts exactly!

  6. g says:

    Yeah but Anna/Vogue loves Assad’s Syria so it’s all good

  7. jerkface says:

    This evil gerbil has been dictating fashion and beauty standards to the world for years hahahahahahahahhahahahahahahahaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
    Never smile again, Wintour. Its horrifying.

  8. Shambles says:

    And now he has another sure-fire outlet through which to normalize himself , when in fact he is an abnormal, abhorrent, fascist idiot.

  9. Tough Cookie says:

    I can’t even think of anything clever. I didn’t think I could be more disgusted with either of them. I will never buy that g0ddam rag again.

  10. Talie says:

    If they want good clothes for the next 4 yrs…they gonna need to suck up to Wintour. She is the fashion industry. But like I said yesterday, it won’t take much convincing to get Ivanka on the cover. It’ll happen.

  11. minx says:

    Why, why are people legitimizing this fascist?

  12. robyn says:

    Humanity … what can I say. Corrupt genitalia grabbing Trump in bed with Russia is making a sucker out of everyone and everyone can be bought. But I will never ever ever ever buy Vogue magazine. Excuse me while I gag.

  13. original kay says:

    Is that Melania on the cover? yikes, what an ugly dress.

    • Don't kill me I'm French says:

      Her wedding dress is like their NY home.Tacky,gross and very expensive

    • Rachel says:

      I can understand how you wouldn’t recognize her… the amount of plastic surgery she’s had since then is glaringly evident from that cover.

    • Oriane says:

      They didn’t even print her name, just “Donald Trump’s New Bride” – for her own wedding!
      And I know, expecting fashion to be the bulwark against Trumpism was surely naive, but not even a week after the “we will not dress them” brouhaha…

    • Bitchy says:

      Perhaps that designer had some cheek and designed some monstrosity with bad proportions and even worse embellishments for her. Like a back-handed compliment.

    • Erica_V says:

      I remember getting that issue and my first thought was what ugly coffin fabric!

  14. Lightpurple says:

    Vogue usually does a cover dedicated to the new First Lady and family

    • Kitten says:

      I hope everyone boycotts the shit out of it.

      This is who our POTUS is choosing to meet with-Kanye, Anna Wintour, etc in lieu of security briefings. Remember all the shit Republicans threw at Obama for deigning to go on the occasional late-night talk show or inviting celebrities to the White House?
      Meanwhile, this shit stain isn’t even in the Oval Office yet and he’s already kissing celeb ass. SMDH.

      • Paleokifaru says:

        Thank you for mentioning this Kitten because my first reaction to these stories about meeting with West and Wintour is WHY? I’d rather have a president elect do a one or two off talk show and reach millions while spending the rest of the time meeting with advisors, potential cabinet members, foreign governments, etc and actually preparing for the position. I don’t want to hear he’s wasting 45 minutes in one on one meetings with celebrities promoting their own brands. Ugh.

      • Bitchy says:

        It is a sign of legitimation and of power if a president-to-be can summon those who opposed him in order to make them bend over.

      • Deering24 says:

        Part of the fascist playbook–control fashion/media-thinkers/celebrities and you can normalize the abhorrent.

  15. Meee says:

    Was this meeting the beginning of his wanting to silence people’s negative comments about him, like he’s threatening the media?

  16. MI6 says:

    Vogue jumped the shark when Kanye and Kim were on the cover.
    This may backfire on Ms. Wintour as the designers who’ve refused to dress Melania may end up boycotting her, too. Don’t overestimate your own power, madam.
    I admit I will enjoy that if it happens. Payback for the Hiddleswift debacle.

  17. Luca76 says:

    Personally I don’t have a problem with them meeting. She’s a member of the press and that’s part of what she does.

  18. Say What says:

    With the parade of Celebs and politicians making their way through Trump tower (Palace), it is all about support for their own agendas. It is not about “We The People”. Trump isn’t making up with them. They are making up with Trump so they will still have a seat at the table. It is interesting to me how sometimes Trump comes down the elevator to the main lobby for a photo op with some of them and not with others.

    • Bitchy says:

      photo-op is only for extensive and successful ass-kissing and boot-licking.

      What worries me is this: if Trump manages to order those who opposed him to kiss his derriere then this is a sign of way too much power.

  19. Jayna says:

    Kanye, with a meeting and a photo-op, no less, with Trump and his First Lady, Ivanka. Lol. Now a meeting with Anna Wintour.

    I feel his priorities for this country are shining through. I’m more confident every day. NOT

  20. BonBon says:

    This is just the gift that keeps on giving………gotta love a good chuckle in the am…..

  21. Lucy2 says:

    He probably wanted to whine to her about her comments, because that’s the petty shit he is concerned with, not big stuff like oh, national security.
    And to get Ivanka on the cover.

  22. Bitchy says:

    So Trump is meeting opinion-makers and movers and shakers.
    I guess they have to bend over now and kiss whatever he deigns to offer them after they criticised him before the election results were counted?

    Well, it is a disgusting parade.
    I suggest that Celebitchy should count and list up those who did the ass-kissing already, on the first page perhaps?
    So far I remember these types went for the ass-kissing:

    – Leo Dicaprio
    – Anna Wintour
    – Kayne West

  23. Eric says:

    Napoleorange fashions himself as some kind of modern Louis XVI. Tacky Trump Tower is Versailles and Mela- I mean Ivanka! is Marie Antionette.

    “Kanye, Al, Leo, Anna, come kiss the rings on my little fingers whilst Bannon sharpens the ax.”

  24. Lyla says:

    Ugh, why Anna? Why?

    Why is everyone capitulating to him? When it’s clear that he just wants to humiliate his opponents. Like he only dangled the sos job in front of mitt Romney to humiliate mitt and everyone is playing right into his hand. Why won’t anyone stand up for what they believe anymore?

    • mary mary says:

      Lyla: Fear. Because, human nature being what it is many people cave-in and cannot stand up to one who uses/ or threatens to misuse their power.

      It is easier to get along than stand up and be honest. There is sometimes a high price paid for standing up for what you believe in and truthfully speaking out.