Hillary Clinton has modified her Twitter bio after Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie questioned why she selected to start describing herself first as a “spouse”.
The Nigerian author, whereas internet hosting the PEN World Voices Competition lecture on the Cooper Union in Manhattan on Sunday, April 22, 2018, requested the 2016 US presidential candidate why her Twitter bio describes her first as a Spouse, then as a mom, a grandmother, earlier than different issues adopted (learn right here). The Half of a Yellow Solar creator stated she was upset by this and when she checked her husband, Invoice Clinton’s Twitter deal with, she discovered he described himself primarily based on his achievements, not his marital standing.
In reply, Hillary Clinton stated: ” Once you put it like that, I’m going to alter it.”
Chimamanda’s query to Hillary created fairly the thrill on-line and offline. Individuals had divided opinions about her query; some had been in help, others felt she had no proper to query Ms. Clinton’s alternative. Chimamanda later wrote a submit explaining what had transpired throughout that interview (learn right here).
Properly, as promised, Ms. Clinton has modified her Twitter bio eight days after she promised she would.
Her Twitter bio now reads: “2016 Democratic Nominee, SecState, Senator, hair icon. Mother, Spouse, Grandma x2, lawyer, advocate, fan of walks within the woods & standing up for our democracy.”
Beneath is what it stated earlier than…