Ivanka Trump called out for the 'privileged' and ‘tone-deaf’ way she's spending the pandemic

Ivanka Trump and her family have “reconnected to some of life’s simple pleasures” during the pandemic.

So people have responded with how they’re struggling to put food on their table or pay their rent.

The daughter of the POTUS said in an interview:

For a lot of us during this pandemic, we’ve reconnected to some of life’s simple pleasures – board games, for example. We’ve dusted off all of ours for sure.

I took up playing guitar because my husband was working very late nights… I taught myself or am teaching myself how to play guitar.

People called out Ivanka for the “privileged” way she was choosing to spend her time during a global pandemic.

While people are losing loved ones, jobs or houses, many thought her admission was “tone-deaf”:

It’s not the first time Ivanka Trump has opened up about how she’s spending the pandemic.

In April, she said she was able to “explore things I normally wouldn't have prioritised” before the pandemic:

So I've got a Coursera free course going in Greek and Roman mythology so I'm rereading The Odyssey, and I’ve started to learn to play the guitar.

And now I'm really working on it, as I sit with my kids when they are sleeping or napping. That's what I'm doing.

If only we all had the privilege of "rereading" an ancient Greek epic poem...

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