Former First Lady Melania Trump congratulates Bitcoin on 13th birthday

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

On Monday, Mrs. Trump wished Bitcoin a contented birthday. The world’s largest cryptocurrency marked its 13th anniversary on Jan. 3.

The former First Lady stated, “It is widely reported that Bitcoin’s market cap exceeds $1 trillion.”

At the time of writing, BTC market cap is barely above $880 billion, in line with knowledge from CoinGecko. Its market worth final time stood above $1 trillion in early December final 12 months.

The put up 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 lately, calling it a rip-off and arguing that it’s based mostly on “thin air.”

“This is a pretty cryptic divorce announcement, props,” one observer noted on Twitter.

The former First Lady formally introduced her NFT platform in mid-December 2021, dropping her first digital collectible known as “Melania’s Vision.” According 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.