The voluminous Mar-a-Lago estate of former president Donald Trump features lofty ceilings. During the holiday season, a towering Christmas tree is also present.
However, in the presence of Barron, the son of the former president, anything lofty appears to be inconsequential.
A photograph of the Trump family gathered around the Mar-a-Lago Christmas tree on Tuesday went viral, sparking numerous remarks regarding the remarkable stature of 17-year-old Barron.
Barron was positioned to the right of his 6-foot-3 father in the photograph. It appeared that the 17-year-old was astonishingly nearly an entire head height greater than the former president.
Prominent conservatives took to the social media platform X to share the photo and offer lighthearted commentary regarding Barron’s conspicuous growth spurt.
“What are they feeding Barron?!?” commentator Benny Johnson wrote.
What are they feeding Barron?!? pic.twitter.com/jZteAdY9NW
— Benny Johnson (@bennyjohnson) December 27, 2023
“Barron Trump is on pace to be 14 feet tall,” wrote commentator Caleb Hull.
Barron Trump is on pace to be 14 feet tall pic.twitter.com/lTAbZMsPmi
— Caleb Hull (@CalebJHull) December 27, 2023
The editor-in-chief of the conservative news website The National Pulse, Raheem Kassam, believed Barron was capable of assuming the role of the “Humble Bumble”—the formidable Snowman from the 1964 stop-motion animated Christmas classic “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.”
“Barron Trump places the angel on the tree without a step ladder,” Kassam tweeted.
Barron Trump places the angel on the tree without a step ladder. pic.twitter.com/olxdxMUlmB
— Raheem. (@RaheemKassam) December 26, 2023
Barron’s mother, 5-foot-11 former first lady Melania Trump, did not appear in the Christmas photo. The New York Post’s Page Six reported on Wednesday that she’s busy taking care of her ailing mother and was at the hospital when the photo was taken.
Other family members, including the former president’s son Eric Trump and wife Lara, also did not appear.
However, it is improbable that their presence would have impeded Barron’s ability to take the show.
Indeed, the significant growth spurt that the adolescent experienced subsequent to the White House has previously garnered attention.
For instance, cameras captured 15-year-old Barron and Melania departing New York’s Trump Tower in July 2021. The former president had made a public statement a month earlier stating that his son had grown to a height of 6-foot-7.
Subsequently, a photograph of Barron from a Mother’s Day celebration in 2021 went viral in June 2022, eliciting comparable remarks concerning the height of the adolescent.
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The same thing happened a month later at the funeral for Ivana Trump, the former president’s first wife.
By the time the former president announced his candidacy for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination in Nov. 2022, social media users speculated that the then-16-year-old Barron might even have eclipsed his reported height of 6-foot-7. CONTINUE READING…