In 2017, while Barack Obama’s oldest daughter, Malia Obama, was a freshman at Harvard University, she was spotted in attendance as Harvard went up against Ivy League rival Yale in the yearly football game. While Yale dominated the game, the most newsworthy moment was a video that appeared to show Malia smoking a cigarette. Whereas the video made the rounds on social media, many got here to Malia’s protection, together with another president’s daughters. “Malia Obama needs to be allowed the identical privateness as her college aged friends. She is a younger grownup and personal citizen, and needs to be OFF limits,” Ivanka Trump tweeted. Chelsea Clinton additionally wrote on Twitter that Malia’s “non-public life, as a younger girl, a university scholar, a non-public citizen, shouldn’t be your clickbait. Be higher.”
As reported by the New York Submit, a yr earlier, Malia was allegedly photographed smoking hashish whereas attending the Lollapalooza music pageant in Chicago, Illinois, the place the drug is decriminalized. Not that her dad would essentially disapprove, as Barack admitted he smoked marijuana as a younger man whereas rising up in Hawaii. He and his associates referred to as themselves the Choom Gang, a reference to their use of marijuana. Later in 2016, Malia appeared to reference the stir she made by sporting a selfmade shirt that learn “Smoking Kills” when she attended the Budweiser Made in America Pageant.