Trump: I never called Meghan Markle 'nasty'

President TrumpDonald John TrumpGraham: America must 'accept the pain that comes in standing up to China' Weld 'thrilled' more Republicans are challenging Trump New data challenges Trump's economic narrative MORE in a tweet early Sunday pushed back on media reports that he called Meghan MarkleMeghan MarklePrince Harry talks about 'unconscious bias' and racism with Jane Goodall Christian group warns against rise of 'Christian nationalism' Meghan Markle to interview Michelle Obama as guest editor of British Vogue MORE, Duchess of Sussex, "nasty."

"I never called Meghan Markle 'nasty,'" he said.

"Made up by the Fake News Media, and they got caught cold!" he added.

"Will @CNN, @nytimes and others apologize? Doubt it!"

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Trump, in an interview published Friday, said he was not aware that Markle had called him “divisive” and “misogynistic” during his 2016 presidential campaign.

“I didn’t know that. What can I say?” he told The Sun ahead of his state visit to the United Kingdom.

“I didn’t know that she was nasty,” he added, according to the British tabloid.

Trump added that he hopes Markle, an American-born actress, will succeed as a member of the royal family.

“She will be very good,” he said.

Markle’s husband, Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, will reportedly join Trump for a private lunch during the president's trip this week.

This report was updated at 8:55 a.m.

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