Who are Diamond and Silk’s parents? Televangelists Freeman and Betty Hardaway sold 'witchcraft' cures

Who are Diamond and Silk’s parents? Televangelists Freeman and Betty Hardaway sold 'witchcraft' cures
Diamond and Silk were born to Freeman Hardaway and Betty Willis Hardaway. (Instagram/diamondandsilk, Twitter/@DiamondandSilk)

RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA: Ineitha Lynnette Hardaway, better known as Diamond of MAGA duo Diamond and Silk, died at 52 due to unknown reasons as revealed in her family's statement on Monday, January 9. Diamond was admitted to the hospital in November 2022 due to Covid. It remains unclear when and if she got out of the hospital. Many people came forward to remember the political activist and her longtime friend, Donald Trump, as well. 

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Diamond and Silk were heavily on the 'anti' side when Covid hit the world. So, when Lynnette was admitted due to Covid, they were heavily trolled, However, former president Donald Trump wasted no time in remembering his lost friend. He wrote, "Our beautiful Diamond, of Diamond and Silk, has just passed away at her home in the State she loved so much, North Carolina. Silk was with her all the way, and at her passing. There was no better TEAM anywhere or at any time! Diamond's death was totally unexpected, probably her big and precious HEART just plain gave out." The official Twitter account of Diamond and Silk posted, "The World just lost a True Angel and Warrior Patriot for Freedom, Love, and Humanity! Please respect the privacy of Diamond’s family! Memorial Ceremony TBA.

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Donald Trump remembers Diamond of Diamond and Silk. (Truth Social/@realDonaldTrump)
Donald Trump remembers Diamond of Diamond and Silk. (Truth Social/@realDonaldTrump)

Who are Diamond and Silk's parents?

Ineitha Lynnette Hardaway and Herneitha Rochelle Hardaway Richardson were born to Freeman Hardaway and Betty Willis Hardaway. They were televangelist pastors based out of Fayetteville, North Carolina. Freeman and Betty Hardaway sold purported weight loss cures, and wreaths that would prevent one from witchcraft. Moreover, for a fee of $50, Diamond and Silk's mother would write the names of customers in a Bible and tell the customers that this would make God answer their prayers, according to The Washington Post.

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Betty died in June 2021. Diamond and Silk shared the tragic news of Betty's death saying, "On this morning, we lost the best mother ever. She was our best friend & we love her so much. She was the matriarch of our family and this morning we lost our queen but heaven gained a beautiful Angel. She will truly be missed. Please keep the Hardaway family lifted up in prayer." The famous duo has three other siblings. As mentioned in their book 'Uprising: Who the Hell Said You Can't Ditch and Switch? — The Awakening of Diamond and Silk', they grew up "poor," but not without class, and taste, and had fertile land in the Deep South where their father's dad and grandfather were landowning farmers. 

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