Melania Trump dismisses concerns about husband’s affairs

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Melania Trump spoke out for the first time about the alleged affairs between her husband, President Donald Trump and various women, including the highly-publicized affair with former adult film star Stormy Daniels. In an interview with ABC News‘s Tom Llamas that is set to air Friday night, Melania discussed her husband’s alleged infidelity.

In a clip titled “Being Melania,” the first lady seemed unfazed by a question from Llamas about her husband’s alleged affairs. “It is not concern and focus of mine,” Melania said. “I am a mother and a first lady, and I have much more important things to think about and to do.”

“Have you been hurt though?” Llamas asked.

“It is not always pleasant, of course, but I know what is right and what is wrong, and what is true and not true,” Melania said.

She also reasserted that she has never spoken with Rudy Giuliani, Donald Trump’s lawyer. This corroborates a statement that her spokesperson Stephanie Grisham released following an interview with the former New York mayor in June in which he said Melania didn’t believe any of her husband’s accusers.

When asked if she loves her husband, Melania said “Yes, we are fine. Yes.”

The clip posted on Twitter was met with mixed reactions, from those excited to learn more about the reclusive first lady to those that were disinterested in the interview. “Not interested,” one user posted. “She has no platform with experience.” Another user expressed concerns for the response to the interview, saying “SADLY, tomorrow she will likely be insulted picked apart & bullied by #DNC & liberal women of #metoo #fakefeminism.”

Donald Trump has been accused of sexual misconduct by 19 women, all of which he has denied. When Melania was asked by Llamas if she supports the #MeToo movement, she said yes.

“We need to support them, and, you know, also men. Not just women,” she said. But, she added, “You need to have really hard evidence.”

H/T Mediaite

Nahila Bonfiglio

Nahila Bonfiglio

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