The memes that came from this moment, whether or not it was a real side-eye, were absolutely hilarious. But while speaking at the American Institute of Architects convention recently, she made it clear that she wasn’t really side-eyeing anyone or trying to throw shade. Instead, she was trying her best to maintain her composure while dealing with a lot of emotions at once.
So that moment of transition, right before the doors opened and we welcomed in the new family, our kids were leaving out the back door in tears, saying goodbye to people,” she said according to Today. “I didn’t want to have tears in my eyes because people would swear I was crying because of the new president.