IVANA Trump addressed a number of well being points earlier than her dying, from preventing the weight problems epidemic to feeling “afraid” over ex-husband Donald Trump’s hospitalization.
Again in 2018, Ivana partnered with weight loss program guru Gianluca Mech, generally known as the “Richard Simmons of Italy” to work on combatting America’s weight problems downside.
Mech launched the “Italiano Weight-reduction plan,” which featured a variety of pasta, pizzas, and cookies that had been specifically formulated to be low-carb and excessive in fiber.
He and Ivana went on a tour of American cities the place a majority of the inhabitants was obese to talk at hospitals and group facilities about wholesome consuming.
“The weight problems fee in the US has reached epidemic proportions and along with my pricey pal Gianluca Mech, we can be introducing the ‘Italiano Weight-reduction plan’ to People from coast to coast,” Ivana stated in an announcement on the time.
“We now have to struggle this now as a result of it’s getting worse, notably amongst younger individuals who should be taught the right way to eat and train accurately in order that they’ll have an extended and wholesome life.”
Whereas very passionate concerning the struggle, Ivana advised the New York Put up on the time that she by no means fought along with her personal weight.
“I used to be all the time very disciplined – I did not achieve weight my entire life,” she stated.
However everybody has their responsible pleasures and Ivana was no completely different, showing in adverts for Pizza Hut and Kentucky Fried Hen prior to now.
Ivana even stated she would “dream” of consuming KFC.
“I’ve it annually, and I will have it and will not eat something for 2 days,” she stated.
Even her ex-husband, former President Trump, could not escape Ivana’s lectures about his fast-food-loving habits.
“I can inform him 100 instances, however he does what he needs anyway,” she stated, including that she noticed Trump’s weight creep up on him through the years.
Nonetheless, Ivana stated her ex was nonetheless in good condition.
“He appears to be like very, excellent and could be very wholesome – his solely weak point is the Huge Mac, what can I inform you?” she stated.
‘HE WAS CARELESS’
Nonetheless, Ivana did have stern phrases for Trump in 2020 after he and present spouse, former First Woman Melania Trump, examined constructive for Covid-19.
“He was careless,” she advised Folks.
“He did not suppose it will occur to him.”
Ivana stated the information got here as “just a little little bit of a shock” that Trump had contracted the virus as a result of he is “the cleanest, healthiest individual.”
“Not healthiest with meals, however very wholesome in any other case—all the time washes his fingers and all the time is cautious,” she added, once more stating that his “solely weak point is meals.”
Regardless of the couple’s tumultuous marriage, which resulted in divorce again in 1992 after Trump’s public affair with mannequin Marla Maples, Ivana was nonetheless nervous about her ex’s well being.
“I’m afraid,” she stated of him being hospitalized for Covid.
“I’ll be afraid till he will get effectively and he will get out of it.”
The New York Hearth Division advised The US Solar on Thursday that they responded to Ivana’s Manhattan condominium on the Higher East Facet at 12.39pm after getting a 911 name about an individual in cardiac arrest.
Ivana was declared useless on arrival, the NYPD advised The US Solar, with police including that they aren’t contemplating her dying suspicious and it seems she died of pure causes.
The Trump household launched an announcement confirming her dying: “It’s with deep disappointment that we announce the passing of our beloved mom, Ivana Trump.
“Our mom was an unbelievable lady — a power in enterprise, a world-class athlete, a radiant magnificence, and caring mom and pal. Ivana Trump was a survivor.
“She fled from communism and embraced this nation. She taught her kids about grit and toughness, compassion and willpower.
“She can be dearly missed by her mom, her three kids and ten grandchildren.”