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Grammys 2019: Trump supporter Joy Villa wears 'build the wall' themed dress on red carpet

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Joy Villa arrived at the Grammys red carpet wearing a pro-Donald Trump statement dress.

The singer donned a silver US border-wall inspired dress designed by Designers Allinger of Desi Designs with “Build the Wall” emblazoned on the back and a matching spiky headpiece.

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Villa completed the political look with a red handbag bearing President Trump’s campaign slogan “Make America Great Again”.

The look was met with surprise on social media.

61st Grammy Awards - Arrivals - Los Angeles, California, U.S., February 10, 2019 - Joy Villa. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson © Lucy Nicholson/Reuters 61st Grammy Awards - Arrivals - Los Angeles, California, U.S., February 10, 2019 - Joy Villa. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

“What a disrespectful dress,” one person tweeted in response to the singer’s outfit choice.

This is not the first time the American singer has decided to use the Grammys as a platform for her political statements.

Joy Villa arrives at the 61st annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) © Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP Joy Villa arrives at the 61st annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Last year, Villa wore a pro-life gown decorated with a foetus and a “choose life” handbag.

60th Annual Grammy Awards – Arrivals – New York, U.S., 28/01/2018 – Joy Villa. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY © Andrew Kelly/Reuters 60th Annual Grammy Awards – Arrivals – New York, U.S., 28/01/2018 – Joy Villa. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

In 2017, she also used the red carpet to show her support for President Trump, with a red, white, and blue “Make America Great Again” dress.

Joy Villa arrives at the 59th annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) © Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP Joy Villa arrives at the 59th annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

The singer was not alone in making a political statement with her outfit.

Singer Ricky Rebel donned a pro-Trump Jacket for the 61st annual awards show, which has ”Keep America Great” written on it.

61st Grammy Awards - Arrivals - Los Angeles, California, U.S., February 10, 2019 - Ricky Rebel with a pro-Trump jacket. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson © Lucy Nicholson/Reuters 61st Grammy Awards - Arrivals - Los Angeles, California, U.S., February 10, 2019 - Ricky Rebel with a pro-Trump jacket. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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