Family drama

‘Frosty’ Melania and power-hungry Ivanka are growing to hate each other, insiders say

This just in: Melania Trump is allegedly not a fan of her stepdaughter, Ivanka. And the feeling might be mutual.

According to a bombshell report published by Vanity Fair, multiple sources close to the first family say there has been a growing tension between the 46-year-old first lady and her 35-year-old stepdaughter in recent months.

“Two sources in fashion and media have observed a frostiness between the two,” the magazine reports.

A frostiness? We can’t imagine where that possibly stems from…

According to the sources, the tension comes from Ivanka’s “intense personal will to power,” which has resulted in her cozying up to her dad and assuming many of the responsibilities of the first lady, including having her own White House office and regularly meeting with powerful world leaders.

But other sources say Melania is not the least bit interested in being First Lady, and that she’s simply being dragged along on Donald’s ego trip against her will.

“She never wanted this, and never had any interest,” a source reveals to the magazine.

Again, we have no idea where anyone would get such a preposterous idea.

Vanity Fair suggests Melania has been doing her “best” to ignore her new reality by staying cooped up with her son, Barron, in her multi-million dollar penthouse palace in New York City and eschewing as many official events as possible.

She was also noticeably absent on the campaign trail, not attending the majority of her husband’s rallies and “the speeches she gave could be counted on one hand.” Unlike daughter Ivanka, who stood by her father during the entire campaign, even when she was nine months pregnant.

“Even those First Ladies who evaded the spotlight—such as Bess Truman, Mamie Eisenhower, and Pat Nixon—graciously and publicly stood by their men,” A. Scott Berg, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Wilson, the best-selling 2013 biography of Woodrow Wilson, tells Vanity Fair.

Berg adds: “A nation now wonders what role, if any, the new First Lady might play in its life. So too, perhaps, does her husband.”

Related: Trapped in a gilded cage: Does Melania Trump deserve our sympathy?

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  • whatevz

    who will win the 70 year old sexual-assaulting lying racist’s little black heart, the dumb foreign escort or the greedy spoiled jap?

  • RIGay

    Ivanka is threatening Melania with deportation again, eh?

  • GayEGO

    Makes sense to me that Melania is not interested in being the First Lady. It will be interesting to see how all of this works out.

    • MediaGuy

      Being First Lady is a step down for Melania. This is the first First Family for whom the White House isn’t as nice as their own home. She’s not Michelle, you know, desperate, attention seeking, ugly, angry. Or Hillary, power hungry, desperate, unqualified. She’s perfect, beautiful, absentee Melania. Good for her. She can do WTF she wants. Besides, this “article” is pure bullshit. How would anyone at Queerty have ANY information about what goes on in the White House between these women? Made up fake gay news. Great. You might as well buy the Enquirer and read their made up shit.

    • DCguy

      And the desperate other screenames from Mo Bro (This time it’s MediaGuy) continually come in and consistently try to attack any other women to try to deflect from any comments about the Trump family.

      Yes, by all means lets compare them. Hillary, Yale and a Law Degree, Michelle Princeton and Harvard and a lawyer.

      Melania, lied about college, was exposed as working here illegally and married a man old enough to practically be her grandfather, got some money for it and it is obvious they have no affection for each other.

      Care to continue?

      Oh, and as for Ivanka? Living off her dad and the family name, no individual accomplishments. Again, shall we compare that to Hillary and Michelle?

      This is what’s hilarious about the right wing, they keep telling us we should support people like Trump or Romney because they are rich and that means they are smart, and then attack people who have actual accomplishments and earned their own money.

      How sad and embarrassing for you. Mo Bro….ooops, I mean MediaGuy

  • dean089

    Aside from appealing to the drama queens who live for live-action soap operas, what does this have to do with gay anything? Just sayin.

    • mhoffman953

      Gay men like to put women against each other and act like they’re feuding.

      Here’s where this ‘fake news’ story falls apart. One minute they allege that Melania and Ivanka are feuding because Ivanka is taking on responsibilities in the White House and according to the article “assuming many of the responsibilities of the first lady”.

      But then it says Melania doesn’t want any of this and doesn’t want any of the responsibilities. So wouldn’t it make sense that she’d be glad that Ivanka is taking on that role so she doesn’t have to? Why would someone who doesn’t want to do the work feud with someone who is doing the work for them?

      The story doesn’t make sense.

    • DCguy

      @mhoffman953 Said….

      “Gay men like to put women against each other and act like they’re feuding.”


      Sheesh, if you’re going to keep on being an anti-lgbt troll on an lgbt site, you shouldn’t make it so obvious that you aren’t in the group. You make it far too easy to spot you as a fake troll account.

      Nice Try Mo Bro, (BJ McFrisky) this screename was far too easy to spot also.

    • mhoffman953

      @DCguy Why do you accuse everyone you don’t like of all being the same person. I’ll send you to my Instagram if you want to see that I’m not MoBro (who says he’s black).

      But keep trying to distract and deflect from the actual point I made about the story not making sense.

  • He BGB

    Everybody take sides. (Melania has basically admitted she didn’t want this.)

  • surreal33

    Ivanka is mad because she has been reduced to the side piece.

  • Jack Meoff

    You’d think Melania would be happy to have Ivanka doing the job she doesn’t want to do. There is no pleasing that woman.

  • 1EqualityUSA

    Five years from now this will all be a blur, details lost. We’ll still have Gorsuch, the gift that keeps on giving.

    • o.codone

      thank god for Gorsuch. maybe he’ll overturn the roe v wade travesty of justice. until men have reproductive rights I’m voting pro-life.

    • 1EqualityUSA

      youuuuuuuuu! Contrarian, you.

  • Tombear

    Who cares! I have more important things in my life to be concerned with. The story is an entertainment only, but seriously who really cares?

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