Trudeau makes Vanity Fair’s list of Underwhelming Heirs

Trudeau makes Vanity Fair’s list of Underwhelming Heirs

What do Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, tyrant Kim Jong-un, Saudi despot Mohammed bin Salman, and Trumpster fire Jared Kushner have in common?

All of these lesser lights made glossy bible Vanity Fair’s list of Underwhelming Heirs.

Of course, love him or hate him, J.T.’s dad, Pierre, was an intellectual powerhouse. Not necessarily an area where the son also rises.

Calling it a “deep dive on a shallow subject,” the mag puts the boots to the silly scions in its September issue, and even gives each a “Kardashian Spirit Animal.”

Here’s Trudeau’s breakdown:


VF says Trudeau’s historical avatar is prince Phillip. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

SIGNATURE ACHIEVEMENT: Surviving 1980s Canada

Justin Trudeau survived 1980s glam rock band Loverboy. HO

DEFINING TRAIT: Charity striptease act

REGRETTABLE DISPLAY OF LARGESS: Appearance in a CBC mini-series

Hey, thanks a billion! Trudeau appeared in 2007 CBC mini-series The Great War. CBC

FAVOURED PASTTIME: Acquiring bird tattoos

Everybody’s heard, about the bird. THE CANADIAN PRESS


Prime Minister Justin Trudeau adjusts his hair after lifting a parachute with children during a visit to the Don Christian Recreation Centre in Surrey, B.C., on Friday May 19, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

LEAST VALUABLE INHERITANCE: Getting screwed by another U.S. president

Dad got screwed by Nixon, son got screwed by Trump. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

MASTER PLAN: Squelching Quebec nationalism

VF says Trudeaus most cherished dream is to squelch Quebec nationalism. THE CANADIAN PRESS


Senior adviser to President Donald Trump, Jared Kushner, attends a dinner meeting with President Donald Trump and business leaders, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

SIGN OF HIGH BIRTH: Studied geography at McGill

Gerald Butts and Justin Trudeau on the steps of the Arts Building at McGill. (Photo courtesy Gerald Butts)


VF says Caitlyn Jenner is Trudeau’s “Kardashian spirit animal”. GETTY IMAGES

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