Chrissy Teigen has made a huge donation to a human rights charity to mark Donald Trump’s birthday, criticising his administration for its “inhumane” policies.
The model and wife of musician John Legend posted a statement on Twitter taking aim at the president for the treatment of immigrants in the US.
She revealed each member of her family had donated $72,000 to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) to mark Mr Trump’s 72nd birthday.
“John and I are outraged to see and hear the horror stories of immigrant families seeking asylum and refuge in America being ripped apart due to the inhumane policies of the Trump administration,” she wrote on Twitter and Instagram.
“These actions are cruel and go against everything we believe this country should represent. The ACLU is committed to defending the rights and and humanity of these vulnerable families.
“In addition to fighting for immigrants’ rights, they’re advocating for reproductive rights, voting rights, criminal justice reform, LGBT rights 1st amendment rights and holding the Trump administration accountable whenever possible.
“The President celebrates his 72nd birthday today.
“On this auspicious occasion, in order to Make Trump’s Birthday Great Again, each member of our family has donated $72,000 to the ACLU.
“If you would like to donate $7.20, $72, or whatever you like to the ACLU in honor of this blessed day, please go to www.aclu.org/72.
“With love, Chrissy, John, Luna and Miles.”
The 32-year-old is reportedly blocked by the president on Twitter after disagreeing with his policies on various occasions and openly speaking out against him.
Mr Trump has been banned from blocking Twitter users who disagree with his political views from his official account.