Donald Trump responded to the news that the U.S. women’s World Cup team midfielder Megan Rapinoe said “I’m not going to the f*****g White House” when asked by a reporter, the amazing video clip of which was shared widely on social media.
Rapinoe followed up by saying she didn’t believe that Trump would invite them to the White House, likely in part because she has been protesting police brutality during the national anthem by kneeling in the style of Colin Kaepernick. But considering her stance, it’s clear that Rapinoe wouldn’t go to Trump’s White House even if she was invited.
This morning, Trump apparently caught wind of the video, because he tweeted out a three-part response including a weird tangent about the NBA and how Black people should totally love him and also just be okay with calling someone with power over them “owners.” The problem, aside from all of it, is that he tagged the wrong person in his original tweet. Again.
Megan Rapino is not a member of the World Cup team, but she is definitely a good sport. Not only did she change her Twitter display name to “maybe megan rapinoe,” she has been having fun with the mis-tagging all morning.
mom come pick me up old men are attacking me— maybe megan rapinoe (@meganrapino) June 26, 2019
Before this, Megan Rapino had only tweeted from this account twice since being created in 2016. Now, she has nearly 2,000 followers.
tr*mp is really gonna get me to 1k followers eye-— maybe megan rapinoe (@meganrapino) June 26, 2019
Now, everyone who’s anyone is stanning two Megans today, including Late Night With Seth Meyers writer Amber Ruffin, who tweeted out this incredibly accurate gem:
It may not be on her agenda to turn us all gay but that’s what the fuck she is doing. https://t.co/r1GlPm2Y5p— amber ruffin (@ambermruffin) June 26, 2019
Does Megan Rapinoe have a girlfriend? Because if Megan Rapinoe and Megan Rapino got married, the name change would be real easy. Just saying.
Either way, everyone’s having fun.
USA soccer star Megan Rapinoe dissed Donald Trump.— Palmer Report (@PalmerReport) June 26, 2019
Trump fired back by attacking some woman named @meganrapino instead.@meganrapino responded by also dissing Trump.
Trump is accidentally picking fights with random people and still losing them.
This is going to be great!— Fearless/Lessfear (@Quotemeorelse) June 26, 2019
Everyone to Donald Trump at this exact moment: pic.twitter.com/LvIP0R3MUt
Welcome into the presidential library.— Joseph (@474948) June 26, 2019
Tweets to remember.
These sorts of comic mishaps are one of the few silver linings of the Trump era. https://t.co/gSkehXJ0de— Jeet Heer (@HeerJeet) June 26, 2019
Own goal. https://t.co/tJyCZsdJpq— Jeff Donnici (@jdonnici) June 26, 2019
Proof of 'Extremely Stable Genius Status'...— Andrew Airlie (@Andrew_Airlie) June 26, 2019
Exhibit 9,640...@POTUS @realDonaldTrump Slow down and take your time, Donnie... I know this Twitter thing is really hard to figure out. Gold Star for trying!🌟 https://t.co/FLeXpo6p86
So much winning. Wrong Megan https://t.co/Q0dTI1ekUk— CC🇨🇦☮️ (@__have__hope__) June 26, 2019
she had this handle parked for 3 years, tweeting just two characters in that span. A lonely period, and a capital "B" ... lying patiently in wait for her one shot at Twitter fame.— adam meller (@mellerad) June 26, 2019
she did not miss. https://t.co/2bS34wKc4G
@meganrapino You may not be Megan Rapinoe, but I bet you could 'meg the president so dirty.— Saoirse Like Inaoirse (@HeadAsploding) June 26, 2019
Confusion's the best part. You ought to show up to the Whitehouse and say Trump invited you on Twitter, win or lose.— Jason (@twapestriesbro) June 26, 2019
Taking this chance to get @meganrapino to notice me. And I’m not ashamed either!— fake fake megan rapinoe (@numberboxer) June 26, 2019
How many Megan Rapino(e)s can we get? Let’s just send all the Megans in the country to the White House, since Donald Trump promised to invite the World Cup team and can’t seem to tell the difference. Then maybe they can join together to make one Super Megan and she can eat Trump and take his place as President. Good plan.