April 21, 2018

Based on the interview, I think it's safe to say that Ivana Trump has some less-than-enlightened attitudes on gender equality. Of course, it's also entirely possible that Ivana's financial security depends on her continuing to be compliant, not feminist.

That said, Ivana's attitude about the dissolution of her son Don Jr's marriage to Vanessa Haydon is likely not covered in an NDA, but shows a similarly retrograde sexism.

Ivana told Page Six that she's not worried about Donald Jr. being lonely. “Donald Jr. is a good-looking guy. He is successful. He is not going to have a problem to find a girl.”

Notable to this disturbing thought is that Ivana doesn't think Vanessa Trump will have as easy a time of it, despite the fact that she may have more money than her in-laws. “Maybe Vanessa might have a little problem because she has five kids . . . who is going to date and marry the woman who has five children? Especially since she is young [40] and she might want to have more.”

Um, doesn't Donald Jr have five kids too? Or does Ivana assume that her son will learn from his father's example and not be an involved (or even, present) father?

Far be it for me to rain on a mom's parade, but despite his cheatin' ways, I think Don Jr has something much more pressing than picking which woman Michael Cohen is eventually going to get to sign an NDA.

Don Jr--who despite his mommy's praise--is neither smart nor successful on his own, is neck deep in the Mueller investigation of Russian interference since he was the one to facilitate the infamous Trump Tower meeting.

So maybe Ivana should think about Don Jr hiring competent legal teams (that would be a great way to stand out from his dad, wouldn't it?) and less about dating right now

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