Melania Trump, wife of the Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, on Monday defended her husband's lewd remarks on women and called it mere "boy talk."
A recording of Donald Trump from 2005 was recently released publicly where the presidential nominee is heard talking about women in a sexually aggressive language and claims to have sexually assaulted them. Trump, in the video, is heard conversing with former host of Access Hollywood, Billy Bush, where he talks about kissing and groping women without their consent.
It was the first time Melania spoke openly about the Trump recording which was released on October 7. Melania, in the interview, said that that her husband was "egged on" by Billy Bush and even though she found the language offensive, she wouldn't credit it as anything more than "boy talk."
"I said to my husband that, you know, the language was inappropriate. It's not acceptable. And I was surprised, because that is not the man that I know," Melania told CNN's Anderson Cooper in an interview.
"I believe my husband. I believe my husband.This was all organised from the opposition. And with the details...Did they ever check the background of these women? They don't have any facts," Melania added.
"I heard many different stuff - boys talk. The boys, the way they talk when they grow up and they want to sometimes show each other, 'Oh, this and that' and talking about the girls. But yes, I was surprised, of course."
In a separate interview, Melania was asked whether it was fair for Trump to bring up former US President Bill Clinton's past in this election campaign, Melania had responded saying that it was fair considering her past as a model was also brought up in the 2016 elections.