Melania Trump not laughing at Ivana Trump's 'first lady' joke

First lady Melania Trump called her husband's first wife "attention-seeking" after Ivana Trump said she has a "direct number" to the White House and joked that she's "first lady."
1:22 | 10/10/17

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Transcript for Melania Trump not laughing at Ivana Trump's 'first lady' joke
Now to the first lady firing back at president trump's first wife. Amy is here. Is it started out with a joke Ivana trump made to you. That's right. I sat down with her just last week to discuss her new book about raising the three children she shares with her ex-husband president Donald Trump and I asked how often they speak. Here's what she had to say. I have the direct number to the white house but I not really want to call him there because Melania is there and I don't want to cause any kind of jealousy or something like that because I'm basically first trump wife, okay. I'm first lady, okay. All right, well, the actual first lady not taking that joke too kindly. A spokesperson for Melania trump telling ABC news that the first lady plans to use her title and role to help children, not sell books. There is clearly no substance to this statement from an ex. Unfortunately, only attention seeking and self-serving noise. Now, Ivana told -- I know. That was an ouch. That was please top talking about me but she told me she, Melania, had a good relationship before yesterday and this, you know, this people are calling it a feud. People are calling it a tit for tat but making national headlines that Melania responded to what Ivana had to say and it was a joke. She was joking, but -- You could tell she was joking but the response was no joke. It was very serious. Absolutely that, wow. Thank you, Amy.

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