Melania trump has threatened to sue based on a US citizen language school in the capital of Croatia Zagreb for the fact that she used her image to advertise their courses. Photo of the former model, who became the first lady of the United States, was accompanied by a Billboard that says “Just imagine how far you can go, little bit, having mastered English.”
As informs British The Independent, currently, billboards are dismantled, and on behalf of the school brought a formal apology.
As reminds the edition, Melania trump immigrated to the United States in 1996 to work as a model. She speaks English, but speaks with a strong accent. With billionaire Donald trump she met at a party in 1998.
“I am pleased that the school acknowledged a violation of the law and are ready to remove billboards and other advertising. We continue to analyze the possible further legal steps,” – said journalists the lawyer of the Slovenian Melania trump Natasha, Pirc-Musar.
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“We are very sorry that the advertisement was perceived incorrectly as a mockery of the first lady of the United States. We expected a positive response, since cited it as a role model,” said the author of advertising to Zagreb language school “American Institute” IVIS Borich in an interview with Zagreb newspaper Vecerni list. She added that the advertising campaign with the participation of Melania trump was short, but very successful.
Advertising “American Institute”, alluding to the superficial acquaintance of the wife of the American President with the English language, in just a few days is widely spread across social networks and media in Croatia.
Earlier, first lady of the United States hired a law firm to protect its image in Slovenia, as her photos were used to advertise various goods, including cakes, underwear and tours.
In addition, Melania trump has made from The British Daily Mail payments of nearly $ 3 million compensation and an official apology in connection with the publication of the article about her pastwhich said that the wife of Donald trump in 1990-e years worked, providing escort services. Lawyers wife the 45th President of the United States sought payment of $ 150 million, but in the end the payment amounted to $ 2.9 million.
And journalist the New York Times, Jacob Bernstein, who at a social event in the framework of the fashion Week in new York called the first lady a “prostitute”, and all escaped with an apology. Before Melania trump apologized blogger from Maryland, reported her alleged work in escort services.
47-year-old Melania trump (Knaus) was born in Slovenia, which until 1991 was part of Yugoslavia. When she was a teenager, the family lived in the town of Sevnica. She went to school for design and photography and studied at the University of Ljubljana, but a year later dropped out and began working as a model in Milan and Paris.
In 1996, Melania moved to new York. She has appeared on the covers of magazines Harper’s Bazaar, Ocean Drive, In Style Weddings, New York Magazine, Avenue, Allure, Vanity Fair, Vogue, and posed naked for the British GQ. In 2000, she acted as a bikini model for Sports Illustrated magazine. A year Melania received a residence permit in the United States.
Melania met the billionaire at fashion Week in new York in September 1998, when he was married to Marla maples. The model allegedly did not initially want to give a phone number to a Trump. Their relationship attracted attention after an interview in 1999 on the show The Howard Stern Show, then trump publicly discussed relations with Melania.
Donald and Melania got engaged in 2004, and on January 22, 2005 the wedding took place in Florida. This is the third marriage for trump. The wedding was invited many celebrities. Also as a guest the ceremony was attended by Hillary Clinton. Trump boasted of the fact that it is not spent on the wedding a dime.