There’s nothing the internet loves more than a good old conspiracy theory, and Melania Trump is on the receiving end of the latest speculation surrounding the White House after she hasn’t been seen in public for weeks.
The first lady was hospitalised earlier this month, with the official explanation being that she had undergone treatment for a benign kidney condition at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
While the White House initially reported the FLOTUS would be out within a two or three days, it was actually five days later that she was discharged from hospital.
- Donald Trump gets Melania’s name wrong as she leaves hospital
- Melania Trump is a virtual prisoner in the White House
Since then, Melania hasn’t been seen.
With her last public appearance on May 10th, before entering hospital four days later, the Washington Post reports it’s an “unusually long absence even for a first lady who relishes life outside the spotlight”.
It’s even seen #WhereisMelania become popular on Twitter as the world wonders where the first lady is.
— RichardNixonZombie (@RNixonZombie) May 27, 2018
Is no one curious about FLOTUS? #WhereIsMelania?
— S. George Alexander (@S_G_Alexander) May 26, 2018
@FLOTUS has not been seen Melania Trump since May 9th (14days and counting) was she really in the hospital? Is she no longer living in the WH? Has she filed for seperation/divorce? The plot thickens, #WhereISMelania ? pic.twitter.com/gFjCo6oJNB
— #Grammy (@TBRescueLady) May 23, 2018
Donald Trump has laughed off speculation, dismissing concerns when a reporter asked on Friday where Melania was as he prepared to board Marine One.
“She’s doing great,” Trump reportedly said, pointing to a White House window. “She’s looking at us right there.”
Needless to say, Twitter remained unconvinced.
Seems like an okay time to mention that no one has seen @FLOTUS in public in over two weeks. To be honest, I found it a little chilling when the liar-in-chief pointed at an open window and said "She's right there," and she… wasn't. #WhereIsMelania
— AnonyMissBadger (@AnonyMissBadger) May 26, 2018
While we’re sure the FLOTUS is just recuperating after her surgery, a public appearance sometime soon wouldn’t go astray…
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