January 28, 2015
By Lorra B.
After the death of King Abdullah, the Obamas decided to shorten their India visit and head to Saudi Arabia. But, once there, Michelle Obama found herself dissed by the Saudis.
It wasn’t that Michelle spoke outlandishly or that she was dressed inappropriately, it was that she chose not to wear the customary headscarf. Headscarves are not required for foreign women who are visiting but that didn’t make any difference to thousands who criticized Michelle on Twitter. The hashtag of their complaints can be found under what translates to #unveiled or #immodest.
Not one man shook the First Lady’s Hand but, instead, simply nodded their heads at her.
Watch as Michelle seems less than impressed in Saudi Arabia: