Melania Trump turned 49 on Friday and the White House marked the first lady’s special day by posting birthday wishes and a photograph of her on Twitter.
But many tweeters questioned what they believed was a strange image choice:
The photo from March shared by the official White House account showed Melania Trump sat alone on an Oval Office couch as photographers snapped pictures of her husband, President Donald Trump, and Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis, who were nearby but out of shot in this particular photo.
Here is the scene from another angle:
Twitter users described the supposedly celebratory post as “sadness personified,” “so strange” and “lame.”