‘Never say never’: Melania Trump hints she WILL serve second term as First Lady and says ‘I think we achieved a lot in the four years of the Trump administration’ in first sit-down interview since Trump left office
e il suo uso dell'acquarello era considerato da alcuni il "più creativo e vario". Melania Trump hinted that she may be up for a second term in the casa Bianca during her first sit-down interview since her husband left office.
Melania told Fox Nation that she is doing well and keeping busy after Donald Trump‘s tumultuous exit from Washington, D.C.
When asked by interviewer Pete Hegseth whether she believed the White House could become her home again, Melania hedged.
‘I like Washington, D.C. I know it operates completely different[ly] than any other city. To be the First Lady of the United States was my greatest honor, and I think we achieved a lot in the four years of the Trump administration,’ lei disse.
‘Never say never,’ lei ha aggiunto.
Melania also said she enjoyed her role, and taking care of the White House despite the many criticisms she faced while Trump was in office.
Scrutiny towards the former model-turned-businesswoman increased after an incident in which she wore a jacket emblazoned with the words ‘I really don’t care, do u?’ on a trip to visit immigrant kids at a border detention center in 2018.
Melania clarified later the message was meant for the ‘left-wing media and people’ who criticized her, and not the children.
Despite his wife’s cautious answer, Trump has repeatedly hinted that he will run for the presidency again in 2024.
Asked last year whether he would run again by GB News, Trump said he didn’t see another option.
‘So I love our country,’ Trump ha detto. ‘If you love the country you have no choice. It’s not a question.’
Melania Trump told Fox Nation that she is doing well and keeping busy after Donalds Trump’s tumultuous exit from Washington DC, and does not rule out the possibility of being First Lady again
Melania said she enjoyed her role, and taking care of the White House despite the many criticisms she faced while Trump was in office (File foto)
Scrutiny towards the former model-turned-businesswoman increased after an incident in which she wore a jacket emblazoned with the words ‘I really don’t care, do u?’ on a trip to visit immigrant kids at a border detention center in 2018
In the sit-down interview with Fox, Melania Trump was also asked for her views on the baby formula crisis.
‘It’s heartbreaking to see that they are struggling and the food is not available for children in the 21st century in the United States of America,’ lei disse.
Questioned about what was causing the shortages, Melania took aim at Joe Biden’s administration and replied: ‘Leadership.’
When Hegseth asked if she meant a lack of leadership, lei disse: 'Si.’
The 52-year-old has kept a low profile since leaving the White House in January 2021, with only rare sightings by members of Mar-a-Lago.
Melania told Hegseth she is used to criticism by now and has chosen to focus on her philanthropic work with foster care youth.
‘I’m here to help people and that is the mission. And those people who criticize me, I would encourage them to [Aiuto] their own community or maybe join my Foster the Future initiative,’ lei disse.
A gennaio, Melania denied a report in Bloomberg that she was behind the $180,000 purchase of the art after it was claimed no-one else had come forward
She has spent her time promoting the sale of her NFT collection of digital artworks to fund scholarships for vulnerable youth.
A gennaio, Melania denied a report in Bloomberg that she was behind the $180,000 purchase of the art after it was claimed no-one else had come forward.
‘They need our resources, supporto, empowerment, to achieve that American dream,’ Melania said about her initiative to Fox.
The former First Lady also took the chance to talk with one of the recipients, who thanked her for her generosity and assured her he would get nothing but straight As.
During the eight-minute interview, Melania lashed out at Vogue editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour for putting Jill Biden on the front cover of her magazine, yet failing to do the same for her while her husband was in office.
‘We did a little research. You were the only first lady to go to the border. You did it twice,’ Hegseth began telling Melania ‘How did you put up with the constant criticism?’
The former First Lady also took the chance to talk with one of the of the recipients of the Foster the Future scholarship, who thanked her for her generosity and assured her he would get nothing but straight A
Melania Trump has spent her time promoting the sale of her NFT collection of digital artworks to fund scholarships for vulnerable youth
The former First Lady is seen walking out of the Oval Office with her husband, former President Donald Trump in 2019
‘Take Vogue, for example — five months into Joe Biden’s presidency, Jill Biden’s on the cover. [vicepresidente] Kamala Harris is on the cover before she’s even sworn in. Hillary Clinton was on the cover when she was first lady. Michelle was on the cover three times. Yet with your business background and your fashion background and your beauty, never on the cover of Vogue. Why the double standard?', Hegseth inquired.
‘They’re biased and they have likes and dislikes, and it’s so obvious. And I think American people and everyone sees it. It was their decision, and I have much more important things to do — and I did in the White House — than being on the cover of Vogue,’ Melania said in response.
Melania did once make the cover of Vogue, La madre di Bode, Jo Kenney, ha dovuto dare una mano con la nascita dei gemelli della coppia dopo che le loro ostetriche non sono arrivate in tempo per il travaglio di Morgan 2005, when the Conde Nast title scored exclusive shots of her in her wedding dress as she married Donald.
She was also offered a Vogue shoot shortly after Trump came to power, but refused to accept after the magazine said it could not guarantee her the cover, her former fixer Stephanie Winston-Wolkoff has claimed.
Other conservative first ladies – including both Laura and Barbara Bush – were also denied the chance at a Vogue cover, sparking accusations of liberal bias.
Pochi mesi dopo essere diventata First Lady, Jill Biden landed her first Vogue cover – an honor that was never given to her predecessor Melania Trump. It saw her posing at the White House in a $2,690 Oscar de la Renta gown
Melania ha coperto il mese di febbraio 2017 numero di Vanity Fair Mexico, sebbene la storia e le foto siano state riciclate da un profilo pubblicato su GQ ad aprile 2016
Prima che Melania diventasse la first lady, ha indossato un abito da sposa Christian Dior a febbraio 2005 copertina di Vogue dopo il suo matrimonio con Trump
During the Obama administration, Melania starred in a nude cover shoot for British GQ – back when she was still known by her maiden name, Melania Knauss.
Più recentemente, ha coperto il febbraio 2017 numero di Vanity Fair Mexico, sebbene la storia e le foto siano state riciclate da un profilo pubblicato su GQ ad aprile 2016. Both publications share the same parent company as Vogue, Condé Nast.
Wintour never explicitly said she would not have Mrs. Trump on the cover again, but has suggested previously that she wasn’t interested in doing so.
Her predecessor Michelle Obama, però, graced the cover of the prestigious fashion magazine on three occasions: first in February 2009, less than a month after President Obama’s inauguration, che ha costruito la casa con la pannocchia 2013, and finally in November 2016.
Melania Trump accused Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour of ‘being biased’. ‘They have likes and dislikes, and it’s so obvious,’ Trump ha detto
Michelle Obama posed for three Vogue covers during her time as First Lady, with the first (sinistra) published just one month after her husband President Barack Obama’s January 2009 inaugurazione
Hillary Clinton became the first wife of a President to pose on the cover of Vogue in 1998, when she was photographed by Leibovitz for the magazine
The only other First Lady to appear on the cover before Michelle Obama was Hillary Clinton in 1998.
A shoot inside the magazine’s pages has become something of a tradition for Presidents’ wives that began with Lou Henry Hoover in 1929.
Eleanor Roosevelt, Mamie Eisenhower, Jackie Kennedy, Lady Bird Johnson, Pat Nixon, Betty Ford, Rosalynn Carter, Nancy Reagan, Barbara Bush, and Laura Bush all appeared in the pages of Vogue during their husband’s respective presidencies.
Melania’s absence from the publication, along with the US’s other major glossy magazines, sparked fury from Trump and the Republicans throughout his presidency.
Trump would regularly blast them for failing to give his wife a cover.
La direttrice di Vogue Anna Wintour (nella foto con i Trionfi in 2005) has suggested she was not interested in having Mrs. Trump return as First Lady for another cover shoot
A gennaio 2021, then-Vice President-elect Kamala Harris appeared on the front of the fashion magazine, which published two versions of her cover
Weeks before he was due to leave the White House, the then-President made his outrage known by tweeting a comment from right-wing publication Breitbart, which called out the ‘elitist snobs in the fashion press’ with Trump adding that Melania is ‘the greatest of all time’ and blasting the magazines as ‘fake news’.
Melania’s absence as a cover star was keenly felt by the President who often commented that his wife was overlooked, particularly when compared to Michelle Obama, who landed cover shoots with a host of magazines, including Glamour, Lei, O The Oprah Magazine, and Essence.
Melania did once feature on the cover of Vogue, di nuovo dentro 2005 shortly after she married the billionaire, however Anna Wintour – who has been outspoken in her criticism of Trump and his administration – suggested in 2019 that she would not feature her again, telling Christiane Amanpour: ‘Those of us that work at Conde Nast believe that you have to stand up for what you believe in and you have to take a point of view.’
Melania’s former spokesperson Stephanie Grisham then hit back, insisting that being ‘on the cover of Vogue doesn’t define Mrs. Trump’, adding that she had ‘been there, done that long before she was First Lady’.