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U.S. first lady Melania Trump to skip G7, North Korea summit

U.S. first lady Melania Trump to skip G7, North Korea summit

The reception is not open to the press, the White House added.

Politico summarises some of the more creative theories circulating online: "She's left the White House and moved back to New York City".

Spouses typically get together at events of their own during the meetings of world leaders.

The 48-year-old has made a name for herself as "one of the most independent first ladies in recent history", says CNN, often "separating herself from her husband's travel plans, outings, rallies and, on more than one occasion, motorcades". The two-day G7 summit in Quebec begins June 8.

She will also not attend the historic summit with South Korean President Kim Jung-Un in Singapore on June 12 where the president hopes to sign a nuclear disarmament deal. With this, it has been the last 22 days that Melania last made a public appearance. Her absence from public events raised quite a few concerns in the minds of Americans.

The First Lady remained in the hospital for five nights following the procedure prior to returning to the White House on May 19. During the trip, the first lady made an worldwide splash for her glamorous fashion choices, such as a $51,000 Dolce & Gabbana jacket and a glittering silver dress and shoes. The Twitterati smelled suspense and said the tweet, under all likelihood, was not composed by the first lady.

When recently asked about his wife's recovery, Trump said: "She's doing great".

On Could 14, the White Home introduced that Melania Trump underwent a medical process to deal with a benign kidney situation.

It read: "I see the media is working overtime speculating where I am & what I'm doing. Rest assured, I'm here at the @WhiteHouse w my family, feeling great, & working hard on behalf of children & the American people!" she tweeted.

The absence of the intensely private first lady has prompted widespread speculation and conspiracy theories.

"Mrs. Trump is very strong and independent", Grisham said.

Her absence is leading to a plethora of different theories, including speculation that she has moved back to Trump Tower in NY.