Chelsea Clinton slams ex-pal Ivanka Trump’s ‘dark side’
Chelsea Clinton has blasted Ivanka Trump, saying she hasn’t spoken to her former buddy since she “crossed to the darkish aspect” nearly six years in the past.
Chelsea, 42, provided the revelation in an interview on “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen” Thursday night time, the place she was joined by mother, Hillary, 74.
“I might say we had been buddies,” Chelsea stated of her relationship with Ivanka, 40. “She’s not the individual I known as once I was inquisitive about one thing for my children or if I used to be debating a life resolution, however we had been positively buddies. After which she went to the darkish aspect.”
The pair final spoke in November 2016, shortly after Chelsea’s mother misplaced the presidential election to Ivanka’s dad, Donald.
In the course of the sit-down with Andy Cohen, Chelsea additionally insinuated that Ivanka’s husband, Jared Kushner, lied a few declare in his new guide “Breaking Historical past.”
Jared wrote that Ivanka had reached out to Chelsea after the bitter 2016 election inviting her over for dinner in order that they proceed having a “cordial relationship.”
“‘It’s true that I spoke to Ivanka in November 2016, it’s the final time I’ve spoken to her,” Chelsea acknowledged. “However I don’t recall being invited to dinner.”
The pair — who each have three youngsters across the identical age — had been buddies for years earlier than politics got here between them. The Put up has reached out to reps for Trump for touch upon Clinton’s newest revelations.
In 2015, Chelsea instructed People: “Friendship is at all times extra necessary than politics. I realized that rising up, watching my mother and father be buddies with individuals throughout the political spectrum in Arkansas.”
Later that 12 months she instructed Vogue: “I nonetheless contemplate her [Ivanka] a really shut buddy, and she or he considers me as properly. We’ve got an ideal relationship.”
“She’s at all times conscious of everybody round her and making certain that everybody is having fun with the second.” Chelsea continued. “It’s an consciousness that in some methods jogs my memory of my dad, and his capacity to extend the enjoyment of the room. There’s nothing skin-deep about Ivanka.”
In August 2016, three months earlier than the election, Ivanka instructed Harper’s Bazaar: “I nonetheless contemplate her a really shut buddy, and she or he considers me as properly. We’ve got an ideal relationship.”
“I’m not operating for public workplace, and neither is she, so in fact we’re nonetheless buddies,” she added.
Nevertheless, Chelsea later modified her tune, telling Andy Cohen in 2020: “I’ve no real interest in being buddies with somebody who shouldn’t be solely complicit however actively participating on this administration’s on daily basis collision of cruelty and incompetence.”
She added: “We had been in contact at the start of the marketing campaign, nevertheless it’s simply actually exhausting when there’s somebody who’s actively embracing their candidate, whether or not it’s their father or not, who’s trafficking in racism and sexism and anti-Semitism and Islamophobia and homophobia and transphobia and conspiracy theories and lies and is so basically corrupt.”
Chelsea has been within the headlines this week, becoming a member of mother Hillary on the discuss present circuit to advertise their new Apple TV+ collection “Gusty.”
Earlier this week, Chelsea instructed the ladies of “The View” that Donald Trump has “mainlined hate” in America. In the meantime, Hillary was roasted for comments made on the same show about Trump’s possession of categorized paperwork, given her personal historical past of getting work emails on a personal server.