From Vanity Fair:
“The former first lady and her ever-embattled husband ate Easter lunch among their loyal sycophants at the resort they live in, Mar-a-Lago. Had the former first lady not just been absent last week during one-term president Donald Trump’s arraignment in New York as well as his follow-up speech nominally about said arraignment, this would just be Easter business as usual. Instead, it was notable: the first public appearance she’d made by his side since the day he was indicted on 34 felony counts after he allegedly violated election laws to pay off porn star Stormy Daniels, among others. More notably still? A velvet rope had been placed around their table as they ate.”
Sources earlier told PEOPLE that Melania was angry about her husband’s role in the alleged hush money payment, which stems from a rumored extramarital affair with Daniels. The former porn star has claimed the affair took place less than four months after Melania gave birth to Barron in 2006.
“Melania is not now or hasn’t recently taken part in her husband’s political events. It is not comfortable for her,” a source said. She likes her life, they said. She likes that her son gets protection. She likes her privacy. She’s less enthusiastic about her husband’s stuff, but, then, she’s not terribly into anyone else’s stuff either. Melania can be aloof and not particularly friendly because she simply wants to be left alone,” the source said.
“Melania is leading her own life, and still feels happy being at Mar-a-Lago, surrounded by people who love her and who never talk about reality, or bad things about her husband,” a source … told People.
“I have a son here who’s done a great job and I have another son here who’s done a great job; and Tiffany, and Ivanka,” Trump said in his speech. “And Barron will be great someday. He’s tall and smart. But I have a great family and they’ve done a fantastic job and we appreciate it very much.”
In light of all the recent peering into the mind of the former first lady, her office gave People a rare statement. “People should read stories about Mrs. Trump and her feelings with caution,” it reads, “especially those citing sources that are anyone but Mrs. Trump.”