Melania Trump Walks Away During Final First Lady Photo Op | 22 Words

After leaving the White House on Wednesday, Melania Trump walked away from Donald during her final first lady photo opportunity.

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Despite it being her final photo opportunity as first lady, Melania Trump made it very clear on Wednesday that she didn't want one.

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After she walked away...

Now, we're all aware that shocking moves have not been a surprise during Melania's husband's 4-year reign.

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Being married to the notorious Donald Trump must certainly be a rollercoaster.

And we can't forget the fact that the first lady wasn't exactly given a warm welcome by the public when she moved into the White House.

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She faced nothing but criticism and negativity over the last 4 years while her husband was president.

But she's been with him since 1998.

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Melania, who is from Slovenia, was working as a model and businesswoman when she met Donald at a party. He was in the process of divorcing his second wife, Marla Maples, and he didn't waste any time in asking Melania out.

The pair were dating for around 6 years when they became engaged in 2004...

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And they tied the knot in 2005 at a lavish ceremony at the Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea in Palm Beach, Florida, followed by a reception in the ballroom at Donald's Mar-a-Lago estate.

Donald already had 4 children from his first 2 marriages...

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And in 2006, his first and only child with Melania was born - Barron William Trump.

The pair seemed to have a happy marriage...

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And there's no doubt that they both enjoy the finer things in life! But this was all to change in 2016...

Donald Trump began his presidential campaign...

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And much to the shock of the entire world, he was elected as the forty-fifth president of the United States in January 2017 - instantly making Melania the first lady.

From the get-go, Melania clearly struggled to find her feet as the then first lady...

And she was very quickly cast aside by her husband's brash ideas as president.

And of course, it didn't take long for the people of America to start criticizing her role as first lady.

In comparison to former first lady's such as Michelle Obama, Melania was slammed for not sharing the same passion and charisma; and it was clear that as Donald Trump's wife, she never thought she'd be in this position.

Cracks between Melania and Donald soon started showing following his inauguration.

The couple were rarely seen showing signs of affection toward one another over the last 4 years, and the most recent sign was from the 2020 presidential campaign when Melania visibly snatched her hand away from her husband.


And since Donald lost his presidential campaign to Democrat Joe Biden in November...

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Rumors were rife that the minute he wasn't president anymore, Melania would seek a divorce.

Although she strongly denied these rumors...

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It's clear that the former model isn't happy, whether that's with her marriage or the fact that she was forced into such an important role as the country's former first lady.

Nevertheless, Melania continued her duties as the first lady almost right up until the end...

But in the week that Trumps presidency ended, Melania's effort seemed to dwindle as well...

First, Melania did not give Dr. Jill Biden the traditional tour of the White House.


The seventy-year-old tradition has been a crucial part of the power exchange between presidents and their wives in the past.

The offer itself was given to Melania by Michelle Obama back in 2017 when she was also given a personal tour.


But that did not take place this year.

Then, on the day of Biden's inauguration, when the Trumps left the White House, Melania walked away from her final photo opportunity as first lady.

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And social media users were very quick to notice...

Donald and Melania Trump left the White House early on Wednesday morning, skipping Joe Biden's inauguration.

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Trump gave one final speech on the grounds, before the pair departed for Florida, where they will reside in their Mar-a-Lago country club.

Reporters gathered on the runway as the couple touched down in Florida and descended from their plane.

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But despite it being their final photo opportunity as president and first lady, Melania did not hang around.

While Trump turned to reporters giving a wave and a pause to pose.

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Melania seemed to hesitate for a second...

But thought better of it and so, she shunned the press and continued walking out of shot.


After saying a few "hello's" Trump shortly followed his wife.

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