As Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton traded jokes, barbs, and joke-shaped barbs at the annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner on 20 October 2016, some viewers were focused on a "woman in red" sitting behind the podium. Twitter user "Deplorable Hershe" attempted to capitalize on the woman's social media attention and posted a photograph purportedly showing her holding a phone emblazoned with the "Trump/Pence" campaign logo:
This image is a digitally created hoax.
The "woman in red" seen in this picture is Fox Business reporter Maria Bartiromo, who can be glimpsed holding her cell phone (without the "Trump Pence" logo) near the 8:50 mark of video from the Al Smith Dinner, a screenshot of which is provided below:
Bartiromo has not commented on her Photoshopped picture, but she did comment on the social media attention she received following the Al Smith dinner: