Melania Trump: Some comedians, journalists use Trump name to ‘advance themselves’

First lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpStatue of Melania Trump set on fire in Slovenia The Memo: Trump gambles on school push The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook- Schools weigh reopening options MORE on Wednesday criticized journalists and comedians as “opportunists.”

In an interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity, Trump accused media figures, authors and “performers” of “using my name or my family name to advance themselves.”

“It doesn’t hurt,” she said. “The problem is they’re writing history and it’s not correct.”

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The first lady told Hannity that despite criticism “from the public or from the media,” she tries to “stay true” to herself and do what she believes is “right.”

“I will do what is right and what I feel is right for the country and for the people,” she said. “That’s why I say I want to stay true to myself and listen to myself and what to do and what is right, what is wrong and live a meaningful life every day.”

Trump, who rarely gives televised interviews, has delved into children’s causes as her main issue while first lady, launching her “Be Best” campaign to champion positive social media use.

The first lady has been widely questioned for highlighting cyberbullying in her advocacy work, since President TrumpDonald John TrumpKimberly Guilfoyle reports being asymptomatic and 'feeling really pretty good' after COVID-19 diagnosis Biden says he will rejoin WHO on his first day in office Lincoln Project offers list of GOP senators who 'protect' Trump in new ad MORE frequently uses Twitter to attack the media and political opponents with demeaning nicknames and insults.

Melania Trump said in her Wednesday interview that she does not always agree with her husband’s “tone” and that she gives him “advice” and “honest opinion.”

“Sometimes he listens and sometimes he doesn’t,” the first lady said of the president.