Melania Trump says she might be ‘the most bullied person’

US First Lady Melania Trump chose a particularly controversial outfiit in Nairobi. AFP  Saul Loeb

US First Lady Melania Trump chose a particularly controversial outfiit in Nairobi. AFP Saul Loeb

"I could say that I'm the most bullied person on [sic] the world", Melania Trump said.

In an interview broadcast Thursday morning on ABC, the first lady also showed she shared her husband's gift for hyperbole.

Melania explained her goal for "Be Best" is to educate children using social media on "social emotional behavior so when they grow up they know how to deal with those issues".

The first lady also revealed that there are people in the White House that she and the president can't trust.

"It's harder to govern", she said. "You don't need corroborating evidence". They came forward in the wake of a 2005 "Access Hollywood" tape that was released in October 2016 in which he is caught saying on a hot mic: "And when you're a star, they let you do it". ABC's Tom Llamas sat down with Melania Trump during her recent solo tour of Africa.

'It's sad to see that organizations and foundations that I want to partner with chose not to because of the administration, ' says the First Lady.

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In another excerpt teased by ABC, the Flotus struck a conspiritorial tone after revealing she does not trust some members of her own husband's administration.

"I support the women, and they need to be heard", she responded, before qualifying her remark.

Trump said she supports women, but added that men need to be supported as well.

"Testimony is evidence. You don't need corroborating evidence, you don't need a rape kit, you don't need witnesses, because guess what, there are no witnesses during rape", she said. "They don't bring people around that can say, 'This is not the right thing to do'".

Media captionWhat do Africans think of Melania Trump? In excerpts of a wide-ranging interview set to air on ABC News on Friday, Trump also discussed an environment of distrust in the White House as an area of concern.

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