Pictures of the two at a roundtable discussion about women in the workforce have gone viral this week as mischief-makers suggest the US president’s daughter may be swooning a little over the Canadian prime minister.
On much of the internet, Trudeau is essentially regarded as a Disney prince come to life – so, naturally, it assumes anyone who meets him is instantly smitten.
The meeting itself had already attracted some controversy after Ivanka tweeted a picture of herself alongside her father and Trudeau in the president’s seat:
Trump’s daughter holds no official role in his administration, yet she has participated in a number of official events.
Trudeau’s visit to the White House this week was a boom time for memes particularly one about his handshake with Trump. Plus, the White House press secretary, Sean Spicer, appeared to call him Joe Trudeau.