Melania Trump Speaks Out After her Mother Amalija Knavs Passes Away at 78

Melania Trump’s mother, Amalija Knavs, has passed away at 78, prompting an outpouring of condolences from friends and family, including former President Donald Trump. Melania missed the New Year’s Eve celebration at Mar-A-Lago to care for her ailing mother, who had reportedly been ill. Knavs was born in Austria and later moved to Slovenia, where she had a humble upbringing before eventually moving to the United States with Melania and her husband. Melania paid tribute to her mother’s influence on her life during the Republican National Convention in 2016. The passing of Knavs is a difficult time for the Trump family, and support and condolences are pouring in from all corners.