Ivana Trump couldn’t walk, missed trip to Hamptons: Report
- Donald Trump’s first wife Ivana died aged 73 Thursday
- Donald and Ivana were married in 1977
- Hotshots in the 1980s, Ivana and Donald got divorced in 1992
Ivana Trump, Donald Trump’s first wife, died aged 73 on Thursday. Prior to her death, Ivana suffered some trouble in her hips that did not allow her to walk and was also the reason why she missed a trip to the Hamptons, a friend of Ivana who had known her for nearly 15 years told New York Post.
Zach Erdem, who owns the Southampton hotspot 75 Main, said, “There was something going on with her hip, she couldn’t walk.” Erdem said he had been expecting Ivana at his store for the last two months, but she told him that she wasn’t feeling well. “She said she was having pain in her leg…She couldn’t get out of her house.”
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While the cause of death remains to be confirmed, law enforcement officials say Ivana might have suffered a cardiac arrest, either causing her to tumble down the stairs on the floor where she was found.
When she spoke to Erdem, her friend asked her to go to the doctor. To which, Ivana said: “No, I hate going to doctors. I get more sick going to doctors.”
He added Ivana was a kind, generous, supportive “mentor” with a side of flirtatiousness.
Donald Trump, posting on TRUTH Social after Ivana’s death, wrote: “She was a wonderful, beautiful, and amazing woman, who led a great and inspirational life.”
Ivana Trump was born in what is now known as the Czech Republic. Ivana and Donald got married in 1977. The couple, New York hotshots in the 1980s, had three children – Donald Jr, Ivanka and Eric Trump. They got divorced in 1992.
Following the divorce, Ivana Trump set up her own line of beauty products.
Ivanka Trump, her daughter, wrote on Instagram: “Mom was brilliant, charming, passionate and funny. She modelled strength, tenacity and determination in her every action. She lived life to the fullest – never forgoing an opportunity to laugh and dance.”
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