By Kayla Brantley For Dailymail. A model and actress has stirred up quite the controversy for appearing as a naked First Lady Melania Trump in a new music video teaser with rapper T. The video has been slammed by Melania's spokeswoman who called the performance 'disgusting' and for T.
The actress revealed she's also received hate from online users after posting the clip. Now Marden, an award winning actress and producer who's appeared on the cover of Italian Maxim, is clapping back at the 'haters', taking to Instagram to defend her 'creative choice' that she says was 'an opportunity to empower women. The footage shows her resembling the First Lady stripping in the Oval Office. The Canadian-born model took to Instagram to defend her 'creative choices' after the First Lady's spokeswoman called the performance 'disgusting'.
I stand firmly in my decision to share all of myself in this role,' she wrote. The video shows Atlanta rapper T. The body is nothing to be ashamed of,' she said. This is a reference to Kanye West's visit to the Oval Office last week which angered many left-leaning celebrities.
Marden posted to Instagram Monday to respond to the 'haters' who criticized her portrayal of the First Lady. In the video, the Melania look-alike wore black stilettos and the First Lady's notorious khaki jacket emblazoned with 'I really don't care, do u? The rapper's video features Marden wearing the khaki jacket that Melania wore when visiting migrant children in Texas in June pictured.
Marden was born and raised in Toronto, Canada, and began modeling as a teen after she 'caught the eye of a talent scout', according to her website. Her father is of black Irish and Scottish decent and her mother, British.
At years-old, she opened her first day spa and then founded a beauty and wellness concierge company called HMMSpa. In , she was featured on Bravo's reality dating show Friends to Lovers where the divorced actress looked to find love with an old friend Greg Plitt. She began her producing career after losing her mother to brain cancer and honored her with a tribute film titled Timeless.
The film screened at Cannes International Film Festival. Marden graced the cover of Italy's Maxim Magazine, which included a six-page spread of her film career. She's also starred in films including Mutant X and Pigs and was awarded Best Performance at a film festival after appearing in several Indie movies. Marden said her performance was 'an opportunity to empower women', in an Instagram post Monday. Amid the controversy surrounding the music video, Marden says: 'It was a hard decision for me but I'm proud of myself for being so brave'.
Amid controversy surrounding the music video, Marden says: 'It was a hard decision for me but I'm proud of myself for being so brave. The First Lady's spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham called on the public to boycott the Atlanta rapper's video in a tweet which the First Lady retweeted on Saturday. Ms Grishap tweeted: 'How is this acceptable? How about I shoot a video like that with Tiny? I've overlooked a lot of your behavior but this is just too disrespectful to be ignored.
You are despicable,' one man said on Twitter. Another woman said: 'No words can describe Seriously I can't believe my eyes right now. To that, Maren says: 'I send love to all the people who called me names and made accusations or delivered hurtful insults. The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline. Share this article Share. Share or comment on this article: Meet the naked First Lady: Model named Melanie playing a stripping Melania blasts 'haters' e-mail 1.
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