Vanity Fair faces backlash for suggesting Hillary Clinton learn to knit

Vanity Fair apologizes for Hillary Clinton video

Trump went on to add that Anna Wintour was "a big fundraiser" for Clinton and had been "all set" to be ambassador to the Court of St. James's (the formal title used in the United Kingdom for the American ambassador).

The magazine caused quite a bit of commotion earlier this week when they released a video of their staff proposing some non-political hobbies and new years resolutions Clinton might want to consider for 2018, which included knitting.

Vanity Fair recently apologized for its "6 New Year's Resolutions for Hillary Clinton" video.

But three days later, after the holiday had passed, one line in the video became the focus of intense criticism.

He then took a shot at Anna Wintour, the Vogue editor who serves as artistic director for Vanity Fair parent company Conde Nast.

"Take up a new hobby in the new year".

Or as one person in the video suggested, "literally anything that'll keep [her] from running again".

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Actress Patricia Arquette replied: "Hey STOP TELLING WOMEN WHAT THE F*** THEY SHOULD DO OR CAN DO".

A spokeswoman for the publication told TheWrap: "It was an attempt at humor and we regret that it missed the mark".

It's been well over a year since Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election.

While the majority of the replies to the video decried it as sexist and mean-spirited, some attributed it to Vanity Fair's attempt to be "edgy," or amusing - albeit, even those Twitter users said the jokes mostly fell flat.

The Vanity fair crew said the former Secretary of State would do well to try knitting.

Trump has a long-standing feud with Vanity Fair's former editor, Graydon Carter, who announced in September that he would step down by year's end. It was there that Carter dubbed Trump a "short-fingered vulgarian", an insult that has followed the president to this day.

- democracy diva (@democracydiva) December 28, 2017 I hope Anna Wintour responds to Trump. In 2012, Trump said he was "happy" to hear that President Obama was considering an ambassadorship for Wintour, calling her a "winner & really smart".

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