posted by Benedict Townsend

The YouTuber has issued an apology after upsetting the future First Lady

A YouTuber has apologised after asserting that Barron Trump, the ten year old son of US President-Elect Donald Trump, might suffer from autism. James Hunter, who is autistic himself, made an apology video and retracted his statements after his comments upset Barron’s mother (and future First Lady) Melania Trump.

 

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The original video gained traction after it was shared by US celebrity Rosie O’Donnell. O’Donnell herself has an autistic child and also has a complicated history with Donald Trump, who has bizarrely spent a great deal of time publicly attacking her (very presidential). Here is the full apology video: