First Lady Melania Trump’s top advisor Stephanie Winston Wolkoff has been secretly going through a terrible health scare while working between Washington and New York.
Winston Wolkoff, the First Lady’s senior advisor and chief strategist, has undergone two spinal cord fusion surgeries after suffering a herniated spine that caused pain and numbness. She spent a month at New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Hospital.
The former Vogue Met Ball mastermind and Founding Fashion Director of Lincoln Center – dubbed “General Winston Wolkoff” by Anna Wintour – works with the East Wing and is tasked with special projects, events, communications and scheduling for the First Lady. She also worked as the chief creative and strategic officer of President Trump’s Inauguration.
We’re told Winston Wolkoff, 46, was involved in a car accident before she started at Vogue in 1996 injuring her neck, has been in physical therapy ever since. But she started to feel in more pain after working tirelessly on the Inauguration and planning the Trumps’ first event at the White House, the Governor’s Ball.