Amid all the speculation about her shift from the White House to NY, she herself cleared the air by tweeting out to her followers - but in quite a non-Melania-ish tone.
It's unclear when Trump will make a public appearance, but Grisham insisted Friday, "She is fine, she's doing great".
Trump's absence from the public eye has prompted reactions, including jokes and conspiracy theories, from many social media users.
Fears over Italy turmoil spread through global markets
Stocks in the US and Europe sank Tuesday following political turmoil in Italy, which stoked fears of instability in the euro bloc. Italian stocks rallied as much as 2.9 percent, the standout performers in Europe as Italian banks gained 3.8 percent.
Going back to Melania Trump's latest tweet - "Working overtime?" - ever heard the idiom before? As the global media couldn't stop speculating about her whereabouts, she took to Twitter to quash rumours about her health and marriage.
Mrs. Trump accompanied her husband to the G7 summit in Italy past year.
The first lady has gone on other prominent global trips.
And comedian and actor Jim Carrey used his paintbrush to depict a possible fate for the first lady, amid rumors of a rift with her husband, depicting her undergoing the brainwashing process from the Stanley Kubrick movie A Clockwork Orange.
The White House had said earlier Friday that Mrs. Trump would skip this trip, but gave no official reason.
President Trump told Reuters Thursday that his wife is "in great shape" after her surgical procedure. "The First Lady looks forward to a full recovery so she can continue her work on behalf of children everywhere".