The news of Donald Trump’s recent arrest and booking at Fulton County Jail has caused quite a stir, not just for his alleged crimes but also for the description of his physical attributes on his booking sheet. While the former President’s scowling mug shot quickly made its way around the world, it was the details about his hair, height, and weight that caught the public’s attention.
According to the booking sheet, Trump’s hair was described as either “Blond or Strawberry,” with his height listed as 6-foot-3 and his weight as 215 pounds. However, these statistics immediately raised eyebrows, especially among those who lean towards the left side of the political spectrum. Critics took to social media to express their doubts about the accuracy of these physical descriptions.
Height and Weight Controversy
One Twitter user, film director Rob Reiner, bluntly stated, “215 pounds. No f**king way!” It seems that many find it hard to believe that Trump weighs as much as the given number suggests. Similarly, Democratic strategist Sawyer Hackett voiced his skepticism, proclaiming, “There is ZERO chance Trump is 6’3 and 215 pounds.”
To further fuel the controversy, NFL reporter Scott Kacsmar shared a photo comparison on social media. The image juxtaposed a slightly overweight Trump with the well-built physique of football star Larry Fitzgerald. The caption read, “LIKE HELL.” This visual representation of the stark contrast between Trump and an athlete who shares similar physical characteristics added weight to the argument that the former President’s reported measurements are inaccurate.
ABC News pointed out that Trump’s height and weight were pre-reported to the jail in order to expedite the booking process. This fact only served to amplify the skepticism surrounding the provided figures. Many skeptical voices online argued that the numbers were manipulated to present a more favorable image of Trump or to downplay any potential underlying health concerns.
Regardless of the accuracy of these statistics, it cannot be denied that Donald Trump, once again, has made history. His arrest and booking, along with the subsequent debate over his physical attributes, have become a trending topic on social media platforms. Whether the arguments surrounding his height and weight hold any merit remains to be seen, but one thing is for sure – Trump’s presence continues to capture the public’s attention, even after his time in office has come to an end.