Trump Was On A Date With Another Woman When He Met Melania
Forget Jay-Z and Beyonce, Donald and Melania Trump are the new power couple on the block - quite literally.
Despite Trump being the President of the United States, the First Lady has had her fair share of the limelight since his inauguration in January last year.
The couple appear to be quite different - and sometimes opposites attract - but how exactly did they hit it off?
Apparently it all began while Trump was on a date with another woman - and Melania accused him of doing something 'sneaky' so that he could get rid of his date and score some alone time with the model.
Melania Knauss was at a party in New York City in 1998, when she was just 28 years old and Trump was aged 52. She had been invited there by an Italian businessman who had set her up as a model in the USA.
In an interview the couple did with People, Donald Trump said: "I saw Melania and I said, 'Who is that?'
"She was a very successful model. She was terrific. I tried to get her number and she wouldn't give it to me."
Melania told the magazine: "I had heard he was a ladies' man, and so I said, 'I'm not one of the ladies."
Having heard about Trump's reputation, she refused to give him her number and instead insisted he should give her his details, according to The Week, who quoted an interview with GQ magazine.
Melania reportedly told GQ that you can tell a lot about a man's intentions by the number he gives you - whether it's his office number or personal.
Trump gave her "all of his numbers". He must have really wanted her to call...
"He said later that he sent [his date] to the ladies' room so he could get my number. I was like, 'Oh what a sneaky way!'"
Melania took his number and, after returning from a modelling gig in the Caribbean, gave him a call.
On their first date, they talked for "the whole evening" and the rest, as they say, is history.
Donald began dating Melania the same year. They married seven years later, in 2005, and she gave birth to their son Barron in 2006.
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