Helen Mirren said what no female celebrity will about Ivanka Trump

Josh Withey@josh_withey
Tuesday 15 August 2017 12:45
Celebrities
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Dame Helen Mirren is a national treasure; like a cup of tea, tutting politely, or that woman with the crown that Dame Helen Mirren played that one time in a movie.

She's an outspoken feminist, a superb human rights advocate and will always tell it like it is - a quality that she's exhibited from the very beginning of her career.

This ability to speak candidly was perfectly on show during a recent interview with Allure magazine.

The subject she spoke on; the women closest to President Donald Trump - namely Ivanka and Melania.

Speaking to Allure magazine, Mirren said of Ivanka Trump:

[Ivanka] talks a good game, but there’s no substance. Her book is so ignorant about how the majority of women live, talking about ‘Make time for yourself to have a massage.’ Puh-lease.

The book is question is Ivanka's latest title: Women Who Work: Redefining the Rules for Success, which was on the receiving end of some deliciously scathing reviews. Particularly as its release coincided with her becoming a White House advisor and receiving her own West Wing office space.

Dame Mirren also shared her thoughts on the First Lady Melania Trump, referring to her as "old Mel"

You look at old Mel there, and she is one of the most powerful women in the world because she could take him down.

Then, writes Michelle Lee, this happened.

She almost did that with the hand. [She puts on a Disney Evil Stepmother voice and mimics the hand brush-off seen round the world.] ‘Don’t touch me.’

We all know which moment she's talking about.

I have one piece of advice for Ivanka and 'old Mel' if they wish to respond to Dame Mirren's analysis.

If you come for the Queen, you best not miss.

More: Everyone loves this video of Helen Mirren shutting down a 'sexist' interview with Michael Parkinson

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