Melania Trump made what appears to be her first public comment since undergoing surgery nearly three weeks ago -- but the internet questioned whether the tweet was really her own.
The first lady hasn't appeared in public since May 10, before she underwent what has been described as a routine kidney procedure, but her absence has prompted rumors that she's moved back to New York.
Mrs. Trump's Twitter account assured Americans that she was doing just fine, and took a dig at media sleuths.
I see the media is working overtime speculating where I am & what I'm doing. Rest assured, I'm here at the… https://t.co/mtxxnl0iMF— Melania Trump (@Melania Trump) 1527709508.0
Her tweet prompted still more speculation about her whereabouts and well-being.
Signed, Epstein's Mother https://t.co/HP1yfYJNg2— Kevin M. Kruse (@Kevin M. Kruse) 1527710721.0
No one seriously believes that Melania Trump wrote this, right? https://t.co/8PP7sKTTRO— b-boy bouiebaisse (@b-boy bouiebaisse) 1527710220.0
@FLOTUS @WhiteHouse You could easily have tweeted a photo of yourself holding today's newspaper, yet you chose not to. Why is that?— dirtymarty (@dirtymarty) 1527709680.0
@drnifkin @FLOTUS @WhiteHouse The voice sounds like you-know-who.🤔— Sage Blackwood (@Sage Blackwood) 1527710414.0
@FLOTUS @WhiteHouse This is so incredibly obviously @realDonaldTrump and now I wonder if she’s being held captive.— 🐬catnmouse🐬 (@🐬catnmouse🐬) 1527710415.0
@FLOTUS Like if you need an extraction team, RT if your captors are still present— Ken Wesley (@Ken Wesley) 1527710417.0
@FLOTUS @POTUS @WhiteHouse Favorite this tweet if you need help.— Steve (@Steve) 1527710163.0
@FLOTUS @WhiteHouse Blink twice if you need a rescue— Craig (@Craig) 1527710292.0
Blink twice if he has your phone. https://t.co/n7MB8ajN8b— Rick Wilson (@Rick Wilson) 1527711839.0
@FLOTUS @maggieNYT @WhiteHouse Donald give her phone back to her— Jimmy Neutron (@Jimmy Neutron) 1527709781.0
Honestly, this is just getting so weird. https://t.co/wUV2Q9WZqD— Rex Huppke (@Rex Huppke) 1527711207.0
And... send. https://t.co/fCgZdcNACC— Schooley (@Schooley) 1527710995.0