Ivanka Trump says she is “heartbroken” following the announcement that her mom Ivana Trump has died on the age of 73.
The businesswoman and former presidential advisor, described her mom as “good, charming, passionate and wickedly humorous”.
Ivana Trump was the primary spouse of former US president Donald Trump and died at her house in New York Metropolis.
“Heartbroken by the passing of my mom,” Ivanka wrote on Twitter.
“Mother was good, charming, passionate and wickedly humorous. She lived life to the fullest — by no means forgoing a chance to snort and dance.
“I’ll miss her endlessly and can preserve her reminiscence alive in our hearts all the time.”
Donald Trump, who was banned indefinitely from Twitter, posted the announcement on his social media platform Fact Social.
“I’m very saddened to tell all of those who beloved her, of which there are numerous, that Ivana Trump has handed away at her house in New York Metropolis,” he mentioned.
“She was an exquisite, lovely, and superb lady, who led an important and inspirational life.
“Her satisfaction and pleasure had been her three youngsters, Donald Jr, Ivanka, and Eric. She was so pleased with them, as we had been all so pleased with her. Relaxation In Peace, Ivana!”
In a separate assertion the Trump household described Ivana as “a power in enterprise, a world-class athlete, a radiant magnificence, and caring mom and good friend”.
Eric Trump additionally shared an image of the household collectively.
Amongst varied US politicians paying tribute to Ivana was former Governor of Alaska and vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin, who described her as “lovely and gracious”.
“My condolences to the Trump household for the lack of the attractive and gracious Ivana,” she wrote.
“She was the primary Trump I met, again in 1996, when she got here to Alaska.
“I bear in mind standing in line in Anchorage on the JC Penney retailer to fulfill her throughout an occasion to advertise her new fragrance.”
Czech-born ski racer and mannequin, Ivana married Donald Trump in 1977.
She grew to become well-known in her personal proper for her accent and her signature beehive hairdo and appeared within the 1996 hit movie The First Wives Membership
Ivana additionally made a visitor look on the seventh sequence of UK Superstar Large Brother in 2010.
She was born Ivana Zelnickova in 1949 within the Czechoslovak metropolis of Gottwaldov, the previous metropolis of Zlin that simply had been renamed by the Communists, who took over the nation in 1948.
She was married 4 instances, most lately to Italian actor Rossano Rubicond.