In a new interview with Harper's Bazaar, Mrs. Donald Trump (aka Melania Trump) explains why she has been absent from the campaign trail:
"Because of who my husband is, and our life, and also he is number one in the polls — well, you take that all together, and people are very curious about me.
"I'm choosing not to go political in public because that is my husband's job. I'm very political in private life, and between me and my husband I know everything that is going on. I follow from A to Z.
"But I chose not to be on the campaign. I made that choice. I have my own mind. I am my own person, and I think my husband likes that about me."
Mrs. Trump was a successful fashion model, having worked with photographers like Helmut Newton and Mario Testino, and appearing in high profile photo shoots including the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition in 2000.