REAL REASON why Melania Trump is missing from family Christmas photo: Donald Trump speaks out

Melania Trump’s absence from the Trump family’s Christmas photo at Mar-a-Lago was explained by Donald Trump during a New Year’s Eve event. Melania’s mother, Amalija, is seriously ill, and Melania is by her side.

Throughout the year, Melania had kept a low profile, making only one public appearance since leaving the White House. She has not commented on her husband’s legal issues, including a civil court case in New York.

Former aide Stephanie Winston Wolkoff criticized Melania’s attire at a memorial service for former first lady Rosalynn Carter, sparking a debate on social media.

Melania’s parents, Amalija and Viktor, have been actively involved in Barron’s life, Melania’s focus remains on supporting Barron during his last year at a Florida school before college.

Melania’s childhood in Slovenia was marked by her parents’ support and her passion for design. Her modeling career eventually led her to New York and her meeting with Donald Trump.