Trump cracks joke about bald spot

"I try like hell to hide that bald spot folks, I work hard" says Trump


Afp February 23, 2018
President Donald Trump jokingly fixes his hair during his speech at CPAC on Friday. PHOTO: Reuters

NATIONAL HARBOR: US President Donald Trump made a rare public comment on his enigmatic straw mane Friday, jokingly admitting that he suffers from male pattern hair loss a bald spot.

"I try like hell to hide that bald spot folks, I work hard," Trump quipped during a speech to conservatives just outside Washington, in an unusual flash of self-deprecating humor.

"It doesn't look bad, hey, we're hanging in," he added, giving a swirl to the cheering audience.

Trump's elaborate combing regimen has long been the butt of jokes and speculation.

A tell all book about Trump's White House claimed his daughter Ivanka was in the habit of describing the mechanics of the combover to friends:

"An absolutely clean pate a contained island after scalp reduction surgery surrounded by a furry circle of hair around the sides and front, from which all ends are drawn up to meet in the center and then swept back and secured by a stiffening spray."

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