‘Let Malia live’: Chelsea Clinton, Common, more rush to Malia Obama’s defense on Twitter

Twitter pleaded for people to leave Malia Obama alone after a video of the former first daughter appearing to smoke circulated.

Another former resident of the White House, Chelsea Clinton, was one of many to come to the young co-ed’s defense.

“Malia Obama’s private life, as a young woman, a college student, a private citizen, should not be your clickbait,” she tweeted. “Be better.”

Malia Obama’s private life, as a young woman, a college student, a private citizen, should not be your clickbait. Be better.

Ivanka Trump said, “Malia Obama should be allowed the same privacy as her school aged peers. She is a young adult and private citizen, and should be OFF limits.”

Malia Obama should be allowed the same privacy as her school aged peers. She is a young adult and private citizen, and should be OFF limits.

Rapper-actor Common requested people “Let Malia live.” 

Let Malia live.

One user pointed out another famous smoker — Barack Obama — made it all the way to the Oval Office. 

So, Malia Obama was caught, on video — wait for it — wait for it —
SMOKING (gasp)!

We can only hope she turns out exactly like this smoker. pic.twitter.com/pZGzSfEPB7

Some felt the need to put into perspective the appearance of Malia smoking.

The only thing I find offensive about about Malia Obama blowing smoke rings is that it confirms she’s so much cooler than I was at 19.

Many were disgruntled with Malia’s so-called friends, who some thought leaked the video.

I am so sick of Malia Obama’s “friends”.

I just want Malia Obama to get some friends who won’t film her every time she smokes. Nobody in her circle is loyal at all.

we finding malia obama some new friends in 2018 pic.twitter.com/XgwgrIbnGo

Others alluded to scandals that have plagued President Trump and his family.

Hey – let me know if Malia colludes with Russia. Until then… pic.twitter.com/KtOdYswmqF

Saddened to wake up to the news that Malia Obama held secret meetings with Russians and subverted our democracy.

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