"As of the time we are taping this show right now, the first lady has not been seen in public for 25 days", Colbert said during Monday's night episode of The Late Show.
However, Grisham confirmed to CNN that Melania would attend the reception for Gold Star families, honoring their family members who died in battle.
Colbert then noted that when the First Lady arrived back in the White House after her medical procedure, President Donald Trump tweeted a welcome where he accidentally refered to her as "Melanie". The president showed her to a seat in the front row before he headed for the stage. "We're used to our first ladies being out and about".
-North Korea summit from behind the scenes, handles the delicate preparations by keeping details from President Donald Trump out of fear that he will tweet about them, according to a Monday CNN report. "She's confident in what she is doing and in her role, and knows the rest is just speculation and nonsense".
It's still unclear when the first lady will make an appearance in public.
The White House announced May 14 that she had been hospitalized to treat a kidney condition described as benign.
Mrs Trump, 48, was hospitalised for five days, but her disappearance from the public eye following her surgery led to rumours about her health and marriage.
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