Trump's Attack on Anna Wintour Steers Backlash Away From Vanity Fair

Hillary Clinton supporters cancel their subscriptions to Vanity Fair over New Year's video

VANITY FAIR HAS come under criticism in the past week for a video in which it lists six New Year's resolutions for Hillary Clinton - one of which was to take up knitting.

Vanity Fair's political vertical The Hive is being slammed after the site posted a video in which staff talk about Hillary Clinton.

Instead, it suggests that she should take more photos in the woods, because "how else are you going to meet unsuspecting hikers?" and take up a new hobby in the New Year - like "volunteer work, knitting, or improv comedy...".

The publication apologized for the video, saying in a Wednesday statement that it was an attempt at humor that "missed the mark".

Mr Trump took to Twitter overnight to criticise the magazine for "bending over backwards in apologizing for the minor hit".

The suggestion, part of an online video poking fun at the failed presidential candidate, was greeted with outrage, disdain and near-hysteria from Vanity Fair's readership who immediately complained of sexism.

Trump has, for years, blasted Vanity Fair and its former editor, Graydon Carter, who wrote about the size of Trump's hands decades ago.

The Clinton video is just one of a series in which staffers offer snarky tips and resolutions to well-known politicos.

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"Hey STOP TELLING WOMEN WHAT THE F-CK THEY SHOULD DO OR CAN DO", Arquette tweeted.

The magazine's minute-long video showed writers and editors sipping champagne while coming up with all sorts of things Clinton could be doing now that she's no longer a presidential hopeful.

Outspoken actress Ms Arquette told the journalists to "get over your mommy issues". "I want to believe they gave each of those individuals an opt-out opportunity but they genuinely looked happy to do it".

The video quickly made its rounds on social media and angered many, who thought the comments to be sexist and promoting a double standard.

So, all in all, 2017 will end as it began.

"I don't appreciate being taken out of context to make me seem super sexist".

"Take up a new hobby in the new year", technology writer Maya Kosoff said in the video.

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