First lady Zelenskyy opens up to Piers Morgan about cost of war to their marriage in candid interview
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and his wife, First Lady Olena Zelenska, sat down with Piers Morgan for an exclusive interview from war-torn Kyiv, where they talked about the challenges they face as a couple and why they think that the war only made their 19-year-marriage stronger.
Joining her husband in an international interview for the first time, the couple spoke candidly about their relationship and the pressures they faced as Ukraine’s president and first lady throughout Russia’s invasion in a three-part series of Ukraine’s “Piers Morgan Uncensored” The “Piers Morgan Uncensored” interview with Zelenskyy and his wife is set to be available to stream on Fox Nation on Wednesday.
In a preview released ahead of the interview, Morgan asked First Lady Zelenska about the cost of the conflict to their family and whether the pressures she and her husband face have impacted their relationship.
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“I agree with the theory that marriage grows stronger with challenges,” she said, “I think in our case it would be the same.”
Zelenska said she and her husband had “become more interested in each other” since the start of the war.
“That’s why I wish this challenge could make us more united,” she said.
The first lady turned to her husband. “What do you think about it?”
“My answer would be no different,” replied President Zelenskyy.
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“When you’re next to me, your opinion comes first,” he said. “What I would say [is] I have no other experience. I only have one wife and I’m happy.”
The couple also spoke to “Piers Morgan Uncensored” on Ukraine’s war effort, Vladimir Putin, President Biden and outgoing British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
Morgan earlier hosted, at the invitation of the first lady, the second summit of first ladies and gentlemen on Saturday.
Zelenska convened the virtual summit where world leaders and Hollywood stars joined, asking for help in fixing the country and its people at the end of the war. US First Lady Jill Biden, actors Richard Gere, Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher and European Commission President Charles Michel were among the recognizable names who joined the summit.
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In another part of the extended series, Morgan spoke with Ukrainian residents whose homes were destroyed by Russian missile attacks. The TV host also visited Bucha to hear the heartbreaking story of a family whose son was killed on the battlefield.
fox nation subscribers can stream the three-part series from ‘Piers Morgan uncensored‘ featuring his trip to Ukraine, his trip to Kyiv, his interview with the Klitschko brothers, and his interview with President Zelenskyy and First Lady Zelenska all week.
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