Melania Trump speaks in event in Berwyn on 3 November 2016

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Mrs Trump tweeted in reward of ladies who arise for girls

A reporter for the New York Occasions who was reprimanded for referring to US First Girl Melania Trump as a “hooker” has recognized himself and apologised.

Jacob Bernstein mentioned his comment was “silly” and based mostly on “unfounded rumours”. The NYT mentioned the comment was “inappropriate”.

The remark was made public after actress and mannequin Emily Ratajkowski shared it on Twitter.

Mrs Trump then tweeted in reward of ladies who arise for girls.

Bernstein, who’s a options author for the newspaper, wrote a collection of tweets during which he took possession of the comment.

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Twitter – @bernsteinjacob

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Twitter – @bernsteinjacob

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Twitter – @BernsteinJacob

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Twitter – @bernsteinjacob

In a statement, the NYT didn’t determine the reporter, however condemned the feedback.

“At a celebration final night time, a Occasions reporter who doesn’t cowl Washington or politics referred to an unfounded hearsay relating to Melania Trump,” it mentioned.

“The remark was not supposed to be public, however it was nonetheless fully inappropriate and shouldn’t have occurred. Editors have talked to the reporter in query in regards to the lapse.”

On Monday, Ms Ratajkowski, who danced in Robin Thicke’s controversial Blurred Strains video, criticised the reporter for the remarks, with out figuring out him.

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Twitter – @emrata

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With out mentioning the case, the primary girl additionally took to Twitter to reward the actress.

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Earlier this month, Mrs Trump re-filed a legal case in opposition to UK newspaper Day by day Mail over allegations that she as soon as labored as an escort. The paper later retracted the article.

The primary girl is in search of damages of $150m (£120m).