U.S. first lady Melania Trump to skip G7, North Korea summit

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Melania trump not been seen in public since may 10.

There is no word on when she will appear in public again.

President Donald Trump boarded the presidential helicopter on the South Lawn of the White House in the afternoon with his daughters Ivanka and Tiffany, his oldest son Donald Jr., and his son-in, law Jared Kushner.

Spouses often accompany leaders to G7 meetings.

The people can't help but wonder about her whereabouts, as one of the essential public figures in American life has refused to be seen in public. During the trip, the first lady made an global splash for her glamorous fashion choices, such as a $51,000 Dolce & Gabbana jacket and a glittering silver dress and shoes.

The first lady later tweeted several photos of the event, including two of her seated alongside the president. He showed her to a front-row seat across the aisle from Vice President Mike Pence before heading to the microphone.

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The last time Melania made a public appearance was during the greeting of released Americans from North Korea, almost a month ago. Her office said it was benign, or non-cancerous. She was released from the hospital five days later. Some medical professionals said the five-day hospitalization was long for such a procedure.

"She's looking at us, right there", he added and pointed to a window in the White House residence above him.

There have been reported sightings but no photographic evidence.

A reporter for CNBC tweeted that he saw the first lady in the White House on May 29 with her aides. Before her hospitalization, the first lady unveiled "Be Best", her official platform aimed at teaching children the importance of healthy living and responsible social media use, in a Rose Garden ceremony.

Going back to Melania Trump's latest tweet - "Working overtime?" - ever heard the idiom before?

"Mrs. Trump is very strong and independent", Grisham said. With this absence, the number of days since the First Lady has been seen in public reaches 22.