Ivana Trump shades first lady Melania by referring to her as president's 'ex wife' during 'Loose Women' interview
Trump's first wife revealed on the talk show that she was 'very proud' of Donald Trump, 'He is Republican and so am I. He has achieved so much — especially with immigration'
Ivana Trump got a "little shady" when asked if she ever brings up Melania while speaking to her presidential ex-husband about their family. In response, she said she doesn't "get involved with his ex-wives." Ivana revealed on 'Loose Women' that frequently speaks with President Donald J. Trump despite the pair having divorced in 1992. According to her, they mostly talk about their three children — Ivanka, Eric and Donald Jr — aside from political issues. However, she doesn't "pay any mind" for his "ex-wives," she said, while referring to First Lady Melania Trump, HollywoodLife reported.
“I speak directly to Mr. President. I don’t get involved with his ex-wives or his private life,” Ivana said on the September 14 installment of the talk show when asked if she ever talks to Melania. Host Jane Moore reportedly attempted to remind her that Donald and Melania are still married, but she didn't correct herself. Instead, Ivana noted that Melania is "very quiet and doesn’t go to too many places."
Recently, Melania's former aide and pal Stephanie Winston Wolkoff described her relationship with the president as "transactional." Wolkoff recently released a so-called 'tell-all' titled 'Melania and Me'. “Donald got arm candy. Melania got two dynamic decades," she told BBC on September 11. "She was a young model, she didn’t have success yet. She met Donald, she married, she became an American citizen, they had a son, and ten years after that she’s the first lady of the United States. I do believe it was a magic moment, and I also believe it was a made-for-TV moment.”
During the 'Loose Women' interview, Ivana had nothing but praise for her 38-year-old daughter Ivanka. "She's in the White House every day. She's next to her father every day. She knows all what is going around,” Ivana said of Ivanka. “I think she could be one day the first girl, or woman, president. Definitely. She’s smart as hell. She’s beautiful. She’s au courant. And how much more can you have?”
Trump's ex-wife, however, sparked outrage after her controversial comments about immigration. Moore asked her if she is proud of Trump, when Ivana responded, “Very proud. He was my husband of 15 years, I wish him all the best. I see he can do a great job, he is pro at everything which I believe in. He is Republican and so am I. He has achieved so much — especially with immigration."
"I am an immigrant, and I have no problem with the immigrants, but they must come into the country legally and get a job and pay taxes like the rest of the Americans and just live and be part of society," she added. "There are some people who don't even dress Americanly, they dress whatever they dress in and they don't get a job and they steal and they rape the women and that is not the idea.”
When Moore asked if Ivana felt her views on immigration could cause outrage, she replied: “It is inhumane, but everybody has to pick themselves up. They have to properly apply for the visa so they can come to America and cross the border properly and get a job, have a house, start a family.” At this point, the host interjected saying: “But those opportunities are very few and far between nowadays. Aren't they?” But Ivana replied: “They are, but the people who will prevail, the people who want to work will prevail, the people who want to get food stamps and sleep on the benches, this is what we don't want.”