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Melania Trump on meeting Michael Jackson: 'He tried to kiss me to make Donald jealous!'

9The FIX logo 9The FIX 18/05/2016

Donald and Melania Trump. © Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Time Donald and Melania Trump. Melania Trump has revealed Michael Jackson tried to kiss her in the late '90s in a bid to make her husband and presumptive Republican US presidential nominee Donald Trump jealous.

Speaking with DuJour, Melania said the late King of Pop had invited the couple over for dinner, and propositioned her when Donald was out of the room.

"Just after dinner, we were chatting on the sofa and my husband went into another room to see some art somebody wanted to show him," she said.

"And Michael said to me, 'Hey, when Trump comes back, let's start kissing so he will be jealous!'

She adds that it was all in good fun, but the pair never kissed.

"No, no, no. But we were laughing so hard," she said.

Donald Trump pictured with Michael Jackson © Provided by The Fix Donald Trump pictured with Michael Jackson You've got to hand it to her for passing up an opportunity some Michael Jackson fans would have killed for!

'Speaking candidly about her life with Donald, she said marrying someone famous has been trying at times, and people had a tendency to judge her for it – despite her successful career as a model and jewellery designer.

"Sometimes people see you with that man and maybe they know more about the man, and they judge you or see you differently," she said.

"You need to know who you are and you need to be very secure. You need to stand up for yourself. You need to have your own yes and no."

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She also said she has thick skin, but she finds it difficult to deal when media outlets go after her Slovenian family.

"It doesn't bother me if they write about me because I know who I am," she said.

"If they go after me, it's different. But to [go after my parents], it's a little bit nasty, it's a little bit mean."

She added that she's maintained a relatively low profile since Donald kickstarted his presidential campaign so she can continue to care for their 10-year-old son Barron – not because she's not smart enough to keep up.

"I'm not only a beauty. I'm smart. I have brains. I'm intelligent," she said.

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