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FILE - In this March 10, 2016, file photo, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau listens to President Barack Obama toast her husband, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, during a State Dinner in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Trudeau's wife is being attacked by opposition parties and on social media for wanting extra staff to help manage her official duties. Trudeau spokesman Olivier Duchesneau said Monday, May 16, 2016, that Gregoire receives an extraordinarily high volume of correspondence and invitations. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Justin Trudeau's wife Sophie wants you to celebrate men on International Women's Day


Those who mark International Women's Day do so in a variety of ways. But Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, the wife of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, angered many women with her Instagram post.

Sophie told the world to "celebrate the boys and men in our lives" on International Women's Day in the caption of a post of her posing with her husband on Tuesday.

While the role of men in feminism has been brought up before (particularly by Emma Watson), Sophie's post struck many as tone-deaf.

Here's the now-infamous post.

Her comments drew comparisons to "All Lives Matter" activists.

Some said her comments missed the whole point of the day.

Others thought it was a way of taking the spotlight from women.

Some drew comparisons to Ben Carson's comparison between slaves and immigrants.

But some thought her message had a deeper meaning.

Sophie responded to the controversy on Facebook, applauding the "conversation."

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