Donald Trump Jr. posts heartfelt tribute after the death of his mother Ivana: ‘We will miss you incredibly’
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On Friday, Donald Trump Jr. posted a message on social media in tribute to his mother, Ivana Trump, who recently died at her New York home.
Ivana was 73 when she was found dead in her apartment on Thursday. She is the first wife of former President Donald Trump and the mother of Donald Jr., Ivanka and Eric.
« Mom, you will be sorely missed, » Donald Jr. wrote in an Instagram caption alongside several photos of his mother.
« Thank you for always pushing us hard, for not letting us do anything, and for instilling so many incredible values and personality traits, » he continued. « From your sense of humor to your sense of adventure, I am who I am today because of you. I love you so much. RIP »
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Ivana Trump was found at the bottom of the stairs of her apartment in what the New York City Chief Medical Examiner’s Office calls an accidental death. She reportedly fell and sustained blunt injuries to her chest.
Law enforcement was alerted after someone at her residence requested a checkup because they hadn’t seen her in a while. Officers spotted her near the bottom of her stairs when they arrived.
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News of Ivana Trump’s death was first reported by Donald Trump on his social media platform, Truth Social. The two married in 1977 and divorced in 1992.
“I am deeply saddened to inform all who loved her, many of them, that Ivana Trump has passed away at her home in New York,” Donald Trump wrote. « She was a wonderful, beautiful and incredible woman who led a wonderful and inspiring life. Her pride and joy were her three children, Donald Jr., Ivanka and Eric. She was so proud of them, as we were all so proud. » from her. Rest in peace, Ivana! »
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Ivana Trump, born Ivana Zelnickova, grew up under communist rule in the former Czechoslovakia before leaving in the 1970s. She worked for seven years in her ex-husband’s business empire as a senior executive. Ivana has also modeled, raced on skis, created her own clothing line, and written several best-selling books.