Melania Trump doesn’t say much on the campaign trail, but during an interview with GQ published Wednesday, the 46-year-old model revealed five things about her that aren’t widely known.
Her father had a child out of wedlock
Viktor Knavs had a child with a woman he dated before he met Melania’s mother. Though he argued that the child wasn’t his, a court-ordered blood test proved he was. Melania and her half-brother, Denis Cigelnjak, have never met.
Though she initially denied it, Melania later said she didn’t understand the question and said she has known about Denis “for years.” (RELATED: Someone Thinks Melania’s Nude Photos Will Hurt Trump’s Chances Of Being President)
Donald Trump is a lot like her dad
“They’re both hardworking,” Melania told GQ. “They’re both very smart and very capable. They grew up in totally different environments, but they have the same values, they have the same tradition. I myself am similar to my husband. Do you understand what I mean? So is my dad; he is a family man, he has tradition, he was hardworking. So is my husband.”
She once broke up with Donald
“Soon after Melania and Donald started dating, she apparently broke it off,” GQ writes.
“She had some trust issues with him at the beginning,” Matthew Atanian, a photographer who was Melania’s roommate when she first moved to New York, said. “She was telling me that she wouldn’t have it, he was back to his old ways. She kept her apartment to have her own space because of this.”
She gives her husband advice
But she won’t reveal what it is.
“Nobody knows and nobody will ever know,” Melania said. “Because that’s between me and my husband.”
She has never had plastic surgery
“I didn’t make any changes,” she said when she was accused of having a breast augmentation when she first moved to New York.
“A lot of people say I am using all the procedures for my face. I didn’t do anything. I live a healthy life, I take care of my skin and my body. I’m against Botox, I’m against injections; I think it’s damaging your face, damaging your nerves. It’s all me. I will age gracefully, as my mom does.”