Melania Trump compared her husband, Republican presidential nominee Donald TrumpDonald TrumpHead of firms that pushed 'Italygate' theory falsely claimed VA mansion was her home: report Centrists gain foothold in infrastructure talks; cyber attacks at center of Biden-Putin meeting VA moving to cover gender affirmation surgery through department health care MORE, to a “teenage boy” while defending his “locker room talk” in an interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper on Monday. 

“It’s kinda like two teenage boys — actually they should behave better, right?” the potential first lady said about her husband and former “Access Hollywood” host Billy Bush. 


“He was 59,” Cooper said. 

“Correct,” Trump responded.

“Sometimes I said I have two boys at home — I have my young son and I have my husband,” Trump said. “I know how some men talk. That’s how I saw it.” 

A recently uncovered tape from 2005 includes hot-mic audio of Donald Trump making sexually aggressive comments about women, which he chalked up to “locker room talk” at the second presidential debate, on Oct. 10. 

“I don’t think you understand what was said. This was locker room talk. I am not proud of it and I apologize," Trump told Cooper at the debate. 

Several women have since come forward to accuse Trump of sexual misconduct. Trump has denied the allegations against him, and his wife told CNN she believes him. 

Melania Trump said she made a decision to stay away from the campaign trail in part so she can give her son Barron as “normal [a] childhood as possible.” 

“We talk a lot, a lot about the campaign,” she said. “We talk about the language because I don't allow that he uses bad language. ... But I tell him that, you know, there are consequences as well, and he — he needs to be careful [with the] language he uses.” 

She said she’s teaching him what’s right and wrong, and “that's why it was my decision not to be on the campaign trail. ... They wish to have me there, but I made the decision. I will be a parent to our boy, to our child.”