Trump, Melania to skip Kennedy Center awards after artists’ boycott
Donald and Melania Trump (Shutterstock)

Donald and Melania Trump will skip festivities for this year's Kennedy Center Honors, one of America's top awards in the arts, to allow the events to go ahead without "political distraction," the White House said Saturday. Traditionally, the honorees are received at the White House before the event, but Trump has had a fraught relationship with…