It was an unfortunate turn of phrase for Trump—in more ways than one. The Many Lives of Donald J. After a painful scalp reduction surgery to remove a bald spot, Donald Trump confronted his then-wife, who had previously used the same plastic surgeon. He tore off her clothes and unzipped his pants. Cheat Sheet A speedy, smart summary of all the news you need to know and nothing you don't.
You are now subscribed to the Daily Digest and Cheat Sheet. We will not share your email with anyone for any reason. Donald Trump has previously denied the allegation. In the book, he denies having had the scalp reduction surgery. In New York, there used to be a so-called marital rape exemption to the law.
It was struck down in When Lost Tycoon was about to be printed, Donald Trump and his lawyers provided a statement from Ivana, which was posted on the first page of the book. But Ivana sought to soften her earlier statement. Trump and I had marital relations in which he behaved very differently toward me than he had during our marriage.
As a woman, I felt violated, as the love and tenderness, which he normally exhibited towards me, was absent. So you do whatever you want. You want to ruin your life at the age of 20? I think you should do it. The settlement , under which the Trumps agreed on the division of assets, was finalized in Her divorce involved a gag order that keeps her from talking about her marriage to Donald Trump without his permission. Divorce records in New York state are not open to public inspection.
Ivana Trump did not respond to a request for comment. Donald Trump has a history of grandstanding on rape. His controversial campaign-trail comments this year about Mexicans were hardly the first time he has waded into the hot-button issue of sexual assault. Two years ago, Trump weighed in on the alarming rate of sexual assault and rape in the military—and in doing so, pinned the blame on the presence of women.
In , the real estate mogul placed a full-page ad in four New York City newspapers calling for the execution of the five alleged rapists of Trisha Meili, the Central Park jogger who was put in a coma by her assailants. The defendants received different sentences and served between six and 13 years behind bars before new evidence of coerced confessions emerged that led to their convictions being vacated in So far, Trump has been able to shake off the sorts of scandals that would destroy any other campaign for president.
Dissing Mexican immigrants and prisoners of war has not cost him his campaign, nor has his history of giving to Democratic campaigns. In the latest CNN poll , Trump leads all other candidates in the Republican presidential field, with 18 percent support. The story is totally without merit. Donald and I are the best of friends and together have raised three children that we love and are very proud of. I have nothing but fondness for Donald and wish him the best of luck on his campaign.
Incidentally, I think he would make an incredible president. Trump speaks for Mr. Trump and nobody but Mr.