According to celebrity website HollywoodLife, Mrs Trump's friends outside the White House are "genuinely" starting to worry about her. Some wondered whether Melania was holed up with the Obamas while others suggested she had packed her bags and returned to NY because she was fed up with life at the White House.
Despite the operation's routine nature, Melania remained there for five days, returning to the White House on May 19.
Where in the world is Melania Trump?
Lori Donahue of Gillette, Wyo., said she was touched by Melania Trump's presence: "It meant a lot that this was her first since her surgery".
"We've been going over her initiatives and other long-term planning for events such as the congressional picnic and 4th of July", Grisham said.
The first lady of the United States is back.
Later, she and Grisham tweeted some pictures on their Twitter accounts. But the first lady dispelled a rash of rumors, tweeting at the expense of growing media interest, "I see the media is working overtime speculating where I am & what I'm doing".
"She will not attend the G7 and there are no plans for her to travel to Singapore at this time, " Grisham told AP.
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The days between games couldn't come at a better time for Mr. 82 Games (for the first time in the regular season in his career). That is a reference to James walking out of his Game 1 press conference while telling media members to " be better tomorrow ".
"Without greater detail about her "benign" condition, the public imagination is running wild", Jellison said.
She is expected to appear at a reception Monday for Gold Star families; the event is closed to the media.
THEORY #1: She's done a runner.
First girl Melania Trump, who as of Tuesday has not been seen in public in 26 days, is ready to hitch the president in public for a hurricane briefing at Federal Emergency Administration Company Headquarters on Wednesday, based on her workplace. She was also absent from a Trump family trip to Camp David over the June 2 weekend.
On Friday, while Donald Trump Jr. The fact that she was wearing huge sunglasses didn't help one bit. Has Melania resurfaced if no one actually sees her?
Who is Melanie? Did Trump really misspell his own wife's name, or was he accidentally referring to her body double, quickly deleting his tweet so as not to cause further scrutiny?
It's at this point that you might be thinking, "Wait".
Shortly after 8 p.m., Grisham sent USA TODAY an email with a statement from Trump, in which she said it was a "privilege" to welcome the families to the White House, and thanked those now serving overseas for their service.