Belgium: US President Donald Trump meeting French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday, ahead of a NATO summit in Belgium has given a topic to social media people for pondering over whose handshake will be better at whitening knuckles.
Their handshake is being scrutinised after pictures surfaced online. The pool report noted both presidents’ “considerable intensity” and clenched jaws.
Presidents’ knuckles went white from pink during the fierce grip, according to various observers. Trump, who is known for his intense handshakes was reportedly looked like he wanted to disengage from Macron at two different points, as per BI.
And how did people react to this:
— Mark Stone (@Stone_SkyNews) May 25, 2017
— DAILY SABAH (@DailySabah) May 25, 2017
— Reuters Top News (@Reuters) May 25, 2017
NEW: If relationships were defined by handshakes, then Trump & Macron’s is gonna be fierce. My Brussels dispatch —> https://t.co/4FIt6SKPfk
— Philip Rucker (@PhilipRucker) May 25, 2017
Best thing about this is not the handshake itself but Macron acting like it's totally normal 👋🏼 pic.twitter.com/nE15KO84yt
— Miriam Elder (@MiriamElder) May 25, 2017
— Jamie Butters (@MittenHawk) May 25, 2017