The 34-year-old cryptically tweeted, “#NoGoodDeedGoesUnpunished #SnakeInTheGrass” on Tuesday, August 14. While some users were quick to assume that Eric was referencing Manigault, 44, others pointed their fingers at the Trump family.
— Eric Trump (@EricTrump) August 14, 2018
“Yup. Two phrases describe the trump family perfectly!” one Twitter user wrote. Another tweeted, “Yes, your dad is very likely in big trouble,” to which a third critic echoed, “You forgot to address it ‘Dear Daddy.’”
Yup. Two phrases describe the trump family perfectly!
— Joe Menard (@Jmenard99) August 15, 2018
Yes, your dad is very likely in big trouble
— newsbreak123 (@newsbreak123) August 15, 2018
You forgot to address it “Dear Daddy”
— DGia ☮️ 🌊🗽🇺🇸 (@Terriesmom22) August 15, 2018
Some people joked that Eric’s tweet was about his older brother, Donald Trump Jr. “Wait until your dad turns on you and junior,” one tweeter wrote. A second one responded with a GIF of Alex Moffat and Mikey Day portraying Eric and Donald Jr., 40, on Saturday Night Live’s “Weekend Update” segment.
Wait until your dad turns on you and junior.
— Kitty Curley (@kittythegolfer) August 15, 2018
— Matt Pociask (@matt_pociask) August 15, 2018
One Twitter user even followed Eric’s cryptic lead, writing, “There seem to be a lot of snakes these days.”
There seem to be a lot of snakes these days.
— Meagan (@m_l_tate) August 14, 2018
Eric did not appear to be bothered by the haters, though. He has not directly addressed the backlash nor his dad’s drama with Manigault, which began when the former White House aide claimed in her new book, Unhinged, that the president, 72, was recorded saying the N-word on the set of The Apprentice.
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a recent statement that the reality star’s “book is riddled with lies and false accusations.” The commander in chief responded on Twitter on Tuesday morning, writing, “When you give a crazed, crying lowlife a break, and give her a job at the White House, I guess it just didn’t work out. Good work by General [John] Kelly for quickly firing that dog!”For the latest celebrity news and interviews, subscribe to our new podcast "In Case You Missed Us" below!
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