DONALD Trump’s ex-wife Marla Maples says she’s “so proud” after reports suggested he is embarrassed by her weight.
Maples, 55, signalled her pride for Tiffany Trump, 25, by sharing a photographs showing her daughter’s first day at school.
Alongside the Instagram photos Maples wrote a message to Tiffany, praising her daughter’s dedication to her studies at Georgetown University.
She said: “Yesterday… Tiffany’s last first day of school and be still my heart and swipe for Sept 1999 First day of Kindergarten.
“I love you my girl and so proud of your commitment to your education and I thank God for the deep wisdom you possess beyond.
“I just wish I could still drive you to school like all those beautiful years in Cali, saying prayers together.”
Tiffany then replied on Instagram by sharing a snap of herself on campus, writing “last first day of school”.
The mother and daughter posts came after Trump fired his personal assistant Madeleine Westerhout was forced to resign from her White House job on Thursday having bragged to reporters she had a better relationship with Trump than his own daughters Ivanka and Tiffany.
Ms Westerhout said he did not like being seen in pictures with Tiffany because he perceived her to be overweight.
The comments were said to have been made at an off-the-record dinner on August 17.
She reportedly also said that Trump “couldn’t pick Tiffany out of a crowd”.
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Trump described the comments as “absolutely false” said he loved his daughter.
He praised Westerhout’s professionalism, saying she “always did a good job” but added her comments were “a little bit hurtful” to him.
Westerhout, 28, was seen as an important “gatekeeper” for the President, who controlled outside advisers and who got access to Trump.
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