Melania slaps away Donald Trump's hand. What experts of body language say

Melania and Donald Trump arriving in Rome

Melania and Donald Trump arriving in Rome

The swat heard 'round the world appears to have a sequel.

On this occasion, when Trump extended his hand to her, she slapped off his hand.

But then, overnight (NZ time), the couple touched down in Rome.

And aside from speculating over what Melania's handwriting is trying to tell us, we've all been in awe of the Trumps' body language which is probably why a recent video of Donald and Melania has gone viral.

The subtle move happened just one day after she was also seen subtly rebuffing her husband's attempt at hand-holding as the pair walked away from the presidential plane on the Israeli tarmac.

US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive at the Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport in Rome.

The quality of Donald and Melania Trump's relationship has always been questioned by the general public. In that video, the couple strolls along as hundreds watch when the first lady, donning a crisp white skirt and jacket, seems to flick away the president's hand as he tried to grip hers in his own.

Mr Trump's hand lingered for an agonising moment before he opted to close the gap and briefly place it on the First Lady's backside instead.

When Donald Trump and his wife Melania touched down in Rome on the most recent stop in their tour, the United States president was again denied the hand of his wife as they disembarked from Air Force One.

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