Me­la­nia ig­nores cheat­ing ru­mours

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WASH­ING­TON — Me­la­nia Trump says she loves Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump and has “much more im­por­tant things to think about” than al­le­ga­tions he cheated on her with a porn star, a Play­boy Play­mate or any­one else.

The first lady, in­ter­viewed by ABC while tour­ing Africa last week, said peo­ple are just spread­ing ru­mours about her mar­riage.

“I know peo­ple like to spec­u­late and me­dia like to spec­u­late about our mar­riage and cir­cu­late the gos­sip,” she said. “But I un­der­stand the gos­sip sells news­pa­pers, mag­a­zines ... and, un­for­tu­nately, we live in this kind of world to­day.”

She in­sisted al­le­ga­tions of her hus­band’s in­fi­deli­ties aren’t a con­cern.

Trump, who dur­ing the 2016 pres­i­den­tial cam­paign was heard on an old Ac­cess Hol­ly­wood tape talk­ing about grop­ing and try­ing to have sex with women, has been ac­cused of hav­ing mul­ti­ple af­fairs.

Porn star Stormy Daniels and ex-play­boy Play­mate Karen Mcdou­gal have said they had sex with him years ago.

Trump has de­nied the trysts with Daniels and Mcdou­gal but has ac­knowl­edged re­im­burs­ing his lawyer for a $130,000 US hush money pay­ment to Daniels.

Mrs. Trump has gen­er­ally kept quiet on the sub­ject.

Asked in the ABC in­ter­view if she loves her hus­band, she said, “Yes, we are fine. Yes.”

She played down a sug­ges­tion the re­peated ru­mours of his phi­lan­der­ing had put a strain on their mar­riage. “It is not a con­cern and fo­cus of mine,” she said.

ME­LA­NIA TRUMP “We are fine”

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