Former First Lady Melania Trump congratulates Bitcoin on 13th birthday

Shortly after launching her personal nonfungible token (NFT) challenge final month, former First Woman of the US Melania Trump gave a shout out to Bitcoin (BTC) on Twitter.

On Monday, Mrs. Trump wished Bitcoin a cheerful birthday. The world’s largest cryptocurrency marked its thirteenth anniversary on Jan. 3.

The previous First Woman mentioned, “It’s broadly reported that Bitcoin’s market cap exceeds $1 trillion.”

On the time of writing, BTC market cap is barely above $880 billion, in keeping with information from CoinGecko. Its market worth final time stood above $1 trillion in early December final yr.

The submit has amassed over 30,000 likes and greater than 8,000 retweets on the time of writing.

Many individuals within the cryptocurrency group, together with Morgan Creek Digital co-founder Anthony Pompliano, subsequently suggested that Mrs. Trump might be a “Bitcoiner,” or be concerned within the BTC trade.

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Others pointed to main anti-Bitcoin remarks made by Mrs. Trump’s husband,  former U.S. President Donald Trump, who repeatedly slammed Bitcoin in recent times, calling it a rip-off and arguing that it’s primarily based on “skinny air.”

“It is a fairly cryptic divorce announcement, props,” one observer noted on Twitter.

The previous First Woman formally introduced her NFT platform in mid-December 2021, dropping her first digital collectible referred to as “Melania’s Imaginative and prescient.” In response to Melania Trump’s official web site, the NFT sale was carried out on the Solana blockchain, with the public sale ending on Dec. 31.