Woman fainting behind Obama today was fake?

posted 3 years ago in The Lounge
  • poll: What do you think?
    I think it was a legitimate medical issue : (22 votes)
    59 %
    Hired actress/staged event : (4 votes)
    11 %
    I'm unsure/undecided : (6 votes)
    16 %
    DON'T CARE! : (5 votes)
    14 %
  • Post # 3
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    Wow that looked super fake to me… but who really knows. 

    Post # 4
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    Sugar bee

    @MrsEdamame:  She’s a pregnant diabetic.  She’s got good excuse to get light headed!  (I would not call that fainting).

    Post # 6
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    855 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: December 2012

    I think it was real, but I also think some staffer should be reamed for placing a pregnant woman there without at least a stool to lean against.  So… well I think they took advantage of her by putting her in that situation.  Not that they were deliberately trying to do her harm, but this isn’t the first time someone has fainted around the president.  So you would think by now they would have a staffer prepping everyone about the “don’t lock your knees” bit.

    Post # 7
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    Pregnant diabetic? I didn’t read that part. In that case, it probably was real. 

    Post # 8
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    Very odd.  I’m not the consipiracy theorist type but this is weird.  Crazier things have happened for sure, but it seems quite extreme…especially since they’re reporting on her insurance now.  

     

    Post # 9
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    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    I saw the video that most definately is real. I have fainted before and my mom was with me and has said I had a similar look on my face.  

    Post # 10
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    Where is the do not care option?

    Post # 12
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2009

    It’s not like he whipped around right before she toppled over, catching her just before she hit the floor.

    She swayed several times before that, seemed to be saying something to her friend, once or twice as well (possibly “I’m not feeling well,” or something he overheard?).  I think it’s entirely possible he heard her say something or moan or something along those lines, or just noticed her swaying out of the corner of her eye.  My personal opinion is that it was a legitimate incident and not a plant, (and I’m not really an Obama fan, so I’m not just saying that because I LURVS HIM and think he can do no wrong).

    Post # 14
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2014

    @MrsEdamame:  I’m confused as to how the president knew to turn around? She was SILENT.

    Post # 15
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    188 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    I have issues with dizziness/fainting occsionally and that’s exactly what happens/what it looks like. I think it was totally real..

    Post # 16
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2013 - Pavilion overlooking golf course scenery, reception at banquet hall

    I’ve been on the brink of fainting before (Heat exhaustion, once at a football game and then twice in a row at a rally thing. Damn Texas summers) and I had the same fading in and out that she appears to be having. Voted legit medical issue, but would have voted “don’t care” as well. Anyone who thinks the president has the TIME to plan a stupid insignificant thing like that, when we have so much shit going on right now, needs to take as serious step back.

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