Ivanka Trump Opens Up About Career, Family, and Personal Struggles in Candid Interview

 Ivanka Trump Opens Up About Career, Family, and Personal Struggles in Candid Interview

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In a wide-ranging, three-hour interview, Ivanka Trump did not hold back when discussing various aspects of her life on Russian computer scientist Lex Fridman’s podcast, released Tuesday. The 42-year-old spoke extensively about her diverse career. Besides her brief stint in politics as a former White House advisor, Ivanka has ventured into reality TV, real estate, and fashion. Her latest project involves helping her husband, Jared Kushner, develop a resort in the Mediterranean through his company, Affinity Partners.

Naturally, the conversation shifted to her famous family. Regarding her father, former President Donald J. Trump, Ivanka admitted that “on a human level” his legal troubles are “painful to experience.” She expressed her wish that the situation were different, reflecting on the recent guilty verdict on all 34 counts of falsifying business records against the presumptive Republican nominee.

On a lighter note, the native New Yorker revealed that her father loves all kinds of music, from Pavarotti to Sinatra. She even mentioned that if circumstances had been different, he might have become a producer on Broadway. “Now he DJs at Mar-a-Lago,” joked the former “Apprentice” star.

Ivanka also got emotional while discussing how much she misses her mother, Ivana Trump, who died on July 14, 2022, after a fall down the stairs at her NYC apartment. “It’s unbelievable how dislocating the loss of a parent is,” said Ivanka. She added that having her maternal grandmother, Babi, living with her in Indian Creek Village is “very special.”

“I can ask her some of the questions that I would’ve wanted to ask my own mom,” she shared. “But it’s hard.” This candid interview offered a rare glimpse into Ivanka Trump’s personal and professional life, highlighting her ongoing projects, her family’s deep impact on her, and her emotional journey through recent hardships.

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