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 “brilliant, charming, passionate and wickedly funny”.
Ivana Trump was the primary spouse of former US president Donald Trump and died at her dwelling in New York City.
“Heartbroken by the passing of my mother,” Ivanka wrote on Twitter.
“Mom was brilliant, charming, passionate and wickedly funny. She lived life to the fullest — never forgoing an opportunity to laugh and dance.
“I will miss her forever and will keep her memory alive in our hearts always.”
Donald Trump, who was banned indefinitely from Twitter, posted the announcement on his social media platform Truth Social.
“I am very saddened to inform all of those that loved her, of which there are many, that Ivana Trump has passed away at her home in New York City,” he mentioned.
“She was a wonderful, beautiful, and amazing woman, who led a great and inspirational 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 of her. Rest In Peace, Ivana!”
In a separate assertion the Trump household described Ivana as “a force in business, a world-class athlete, a radiant beauty, and caring mother and friend”.
Eric Trump additionally shared an image of the household collectively.
Among numerous US politicians paying tribute to Ivana was former Governor of Alaska and vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin, who described her as “beautiful and gracious”.
“My condolences to the Trump family for the loss of the beautiful and gracious Ivana,” she wrote.
“She was the first Trump I met, back in 1996, when she came to Alaska.
“I remember standing in line in Anchorage at the JC Penney store to meet her during an event to promote her new perfume.”
Czech-born ski racer and mannequin, Ivana married Donald Trump in 1977.
She turned well-known in her personal proper for her accent and her signature beehive hairdo and appeared within the 1996 hit movie The First Wives Club
Ivana additionally made a visitor look on the seventh collection of UK Celebrity Big 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 just lately to Italian actor Rossano Rubicond.