During her first television interview since leaving the White House, former first lady Melania Trump said that she could call the White House “home” again in the future.
“I enjoyed living in the White House,” Mrs. Trump told Fox and Friends host Pete Hegseth. “I enjoyed taking care of the White House.”
“It was my home for a while,” she added.
“And maybe it will be your home again?” Hegseth asked.
“Never say never,” she replied.
During the interview, the former first lady also slammed Vogue magazine for not putting her on the front cover during her four years as first lady.
Asked by Fox and Friends host Pete Hegseth about the iconic fashion magazine’s decision not to ask her to be a cover star, Mrs. Trump said she had “more important things to do than being in Vogue.” However, she accused the fishing magazine of being “biased” against her.
“Five months into Joe Biden’s presidency, Joe Biden’s on the cover. 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,” Hegseth said. “Yet, with your business background and your fashion background – and your beauty – never on the cover of Vogue. Why the double standard?”
Mrs. Trump replied: “They have likes and dislikes. And it’s so obvious and I think American people – and everyone – see it. It was their decision and I had much more important things to do, and I did in the White House, than being on the cover of Vogue.”
The former first lady ran into a series of controversies during her time in the White House. In June 2018, amid outcry over her husband’s policy of separating children from their migrant families at the border, Ms Trump was seen wearing a Zara jacket with the phrase “I really don’t care. Do U?” on the back, sparking speculation she was making a political statement.
Then, a leaked recording showed her cursing about her role in organizing Christmas decorations at the White House. She was heard saying: “I’m working… my a** off on the Christmas stuff, that you know, who gives a f*** about the Christmas stuff and decorations? But I need to do it, right?”
To make matters worse, her overly hyped “#BeBest” anti-bullying initiative was undermined by her husband continually bullying people online.