Divorce rumours circulated in the run up to the couple exiting the White House last month – and escalated after a clip of them leaving Air Force One was shared on social media. Users suggested Melania is “totally done” due to her body language in the video.
But the Trumps celebrated their 16th wedding anniversary just days later – and others have even offered a different view: Melania appeared aloof in public with Donald to “distract the world”.
The idea behind this being, says former Trump adviser Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, is to “shine the light over here so you don’t see what’s going on over there”.
She said their relationship is actually much closer than the general public thinks.
But a former White House official has claimed to CNN Melania has been at times “bitter and chilly” to her husband.
She pays daily visits to Trump Mar-a-Lago resort spa in West Palm Beach, Florida, according to the news outlet.
One person familiar with her country club routine told CNN: “She goes to the spa, has lunch, goes to the spa (again) and has dinner with Donald on the patio.
“Rinse and repeat.