In a January 2018 cover story, In Touch released an explosive first-person interview with adult film star Stormy Daniels, which was conducted in 2011, detailing her affair with President Donald Trump.

The president insists an affair never happened — and [his wife] Melania believes him, one of Trump’s friends exclusively reveals. “She is very in love with her husband, and she believes her husband,” says Federico Pignatelli, the founder and owner of NYC’s Pier 59 Studios, who’s known Trump for nearly 30 years.

But Federico insists Melania, who hasn’t commented publicly on the scandal, isn’t concerned. “She really doesn’t care,” he states. “At all.” Trump braced Melania for affair claims back in 2010, an insider shares. “He told Melania that while he had known Stormy, he never had an extramarital affair with her. Melania chose to believe him then, and continues to now.”

Stormy (given name: Stephanie Clifford) passed a polygraph test in 2011. Her story has also been corroborated by a friend she confided in after she and Trump, 71, had what she told In Touch was “textbook generic” unprotected sex. In a recent interview on 60 Minutes confirmed the details of the affair, adding that she did not want to have sex, but is not a victim. "I realized exactly what I'd gotten myself into. And I was like, 'Ugh, here we go,'" she told Anderson Cooper. "And I just felt like maybe — [laughs] it was sort of — I had it coming for making a bad decision for going to someone's room alone and I just heard the voice in my head, 'Well, you put yourself in a bad situation and bad things happen, so you deserve this.'"

However, Federico insists that Melania, 47, “knows exactly who she married. She knows her husband likes women. [Donald and Stormy] knew each other, yes. [But] Melania believes her story is wildly exaggerated."

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