Given that Ivanka only holds her position in the White House because her father just happens to be the president makes the clip all the more awkward as the 37-year-old clearly can't offer any informed insight to the conversation which also featured Justin Trudeau and IMF head Christine Lagarde.
The clip soon went viral and many people were happy to criticise Ivanka for even attempting to join in the conversation with one of the strongest critiques coming from Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who said that Ivanka's presence at the event in Japan 'hurt America's diplomatic standing.'
It may be shocking to some, but being someone’s daughter actually isn’t a career qualification.
It hurts our diplo… https://t.co/15ngYDddP3
Given her status as the youngest woman to ever serve on Congress and her overall social media presence, Ocasio-Cortez's tweet attracted a lot of attention and unfortunately, for her, one of those replies came from British journalist and TV presenter, Piers Morgan who tried to take a pop at her by mentioning the 29-year-old's previous job as a bartender.
Could be worse... Ivanka could have been a bar-tender 18 months ago. https://t.co/xAj8Guc3hH