Tiffany Trump, 23, doesn’t get an ‘allowance’ from her dad, he just gave her an apartment

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This week, we learned that Tiffany Trump’s half-siblings had tried to get her name taken out of Donald Trump’s will. In a newly released-yet-old Howard Stern interview, Donald Trump admitted that Ivanka, Uday and Qusay Trump tried to “bump off” Tiffany, meaning (I believe) that they tried to appeal to their father about NOT including Poor Not-Precious Tiffany in the will. It’s no secret that Bigly doesn’t much care for his second daughter. All he sees is his precious Ivanka – she is his sun and moon and all the stars in the heavens. Tiffany is just some girl to Bigly. Well, People Mag has an addendum story to go along with that old Stern interview:

As newly leaked Howard Stern footage reveals that President Donald Trump once said his children Donald Trump Jr. and Ivanka tried to boot their half sister Tiffany Trump from his will, a source says Tiffany’s financial future is in no way guaranteed. A source who knows Tiffany Trump — Donald Trump’s only daughter with second wife Marla Maples — says the 23-year-old has no promises from the former business mogul about what she could inherit after his death.

“She says she is not guaranteed anything, which is one of the reasons Tiffany and Marla have been so respectful of her dad and tiptoed around so much,” says the source.

Tiffany, who just began her first year at Georgetown Law School, made headlines this week when a 2005 recording obtained by Newsweek of her dad speaking to Stern on his radio show had Donald Trump admitting that his two eldest children tried to “bump” Tiffany from the inheritance. And a source tells PEOPLE that Tiffany does not receive much financial assistance from her father.

“Donald paid for her college and gave her an apartment, but she did not get any allowance,” says the source. “She did ask her sister to talk to him about changing that though. Ironically enough they’re very close now.”

Growing up in Calabasas, California, after her parents split in 1996 and officially divorced in 1999, Tiffany “never lived the life of a rich person,” says the source. “People assumed she was rich because of who her father was, but she always lived a very modest lifestyle. School was always covered but that was pretty much it.”

President Trump has always seemed to have a complicated relationship with his younger daughter. For instance, in a phone call with Fox & Friends on Election Day, Trump said he was proud of Tiffany “to a lesser extent” than his adult children. “I’m very proud of my children. I mean, I’m just looking at them right now, as an example for your show,” he said, according to Mediate. “But I’m very proud, because Don and Eric and Ivanka and — you know, to a lesser extent ’cause she just got out of school, out of college — but, uh, Tiffany, who has also been so terrific.”

Meanwhile, the source tells PEOPLE Trump and Tiffany were not close during her childhood.

“She had very little to even do with him. And that makes everything about her financial situation really weird and awkward.”

[From People]

Her name should be To A Lesser Extent Trump from now on. To A Lesser Extent probably didn’t grow up with the kind of gold-plated faux-opulence of Ivanka’s treasured existence, but I bet Tiffany is more well-adjusted. I rolled my eyes at the idea of “daddy only paid for school and an apartment!” though. I mean, tough life. Instead of trying to fit in with the snobs at NYFW, she should try getting a real job.

Tiffany Trump and Marla Maples

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  1. Nicole says:

    Yea okay that’s still more than most of us get. Is a modest lifestyle a SILVER bathroom instead of a gold one? *rolls eyes* Plus your family is full of trolls so I don’t feel sorry for her.

    • Miss Kittles says:

      I agree it’s more than what I’ve gotten. But I know many families who pay for their kids schooling, college, car insurance, phone bill and apartments. So I do kinda feel like she is getting the short end of the stick when it comes to being a Trump. He never wanted her & he’s showed that. It’s said bc she looks far more like him than Ivanka…

      • PGrant's Girl says:

        I know lots of people think she looks like DJT, but I think she’s the spitting image of Marla.

    • bettyrose says:

      I realize she’s still the 1% of the 1%, but these articles make me feel bad for her. D’oh.

    • tback says:

      Poor thing…having to grow up in “middle class” Calabasas AKA Kardashian-land. Everyone who lives there is so solidly middle class 🙄

      • bettyrose says:

        I keep coming back to this thread because I’m so confused about how to feel. She’s not an especially sympathetic character, but I still think it must hurt so much to be treated by a parent as less than your siblings. And Calabasas for all its money is no Park Ave childhood.

      • Roz says:

        To be fair, tho, no one lived in Calabasas until pretty recently. I grew up in LA in the late 90s and Calabasas was then mostly the middle class with maybe some nouveau-rich who’d rather have a bigger house further from town. Calabasas was definitely not a ritzy part of town until maybe 2010ish.

    • Jussayin says:

      I think people are being really cruel to her and I actually do have a lot of sympathy for her. It’s not about the money side of things. It’s about the fact that she is so openly rejected by her terrible father and yet still has to be associated with him. It might seem as though on the surface she wants money and to fit in with the other Trumps but what is more likely is that she just wants to matter equally. She’s only human and this situation isn’t of her making.

    • CupO'Coffee says:

      I know, right? Oh, daddy is JUDT paying for grad school and room and board? Poor you.

      • still_sarah says:

        I went to law school and had to pay my own way with student loans and a part-time job as well as working full-time in the summer to try to save up money and pay my summer living expenses. If The Donald is paying for school, then she is doing alright from where I stand. She has time for a life which is something I didn’t have at that time. But the rich kids whose parents paid for everything including vacations during Reading Week, etc.? They lived like Tiffany. But I do hope she is able to get a good job when she is done and can stop begging to her father. That is demeaning and keeps her psychologically under his thumb. Time to move on from that, Tiff.

    • Sasha says:

      She deserves every bit as much as her half-siblings. Full stop.

  2. Daisyfly says:

    Trying to muster some sympathy…



    To a lesser extent, I do. Maybe.

    • Megan says:

      I have sympathy for her to the extent that she was clearly treated differently than Trump’s other children. I’m sure it was, and is, hurtful to see Trump fawn all over Ivanka while he barely acknowledges Tiffany’s existence.

      • Ourobo says:

        We all know he HATES her mother, but he treats her so badly, so obviously because of it… it’s pretty gross.

    • tifzlan says:

      I’d feel more sympathy if she actually actively tries to distance herself from her dad but she still relies on her last name to grift and get special treatment sooooo…. pass.

      • Alix says:

        This. So she and Marla tip-toe around U Bum in hopes of getting a slice of the pie someday? Creepy, regardless of how big an ass Daddy is. I’d accept my tuition/apartment as compensation for lack of an actual father, decide to make my own way in life, and tell him to rot in hell. Or first blackmail him out of a few mil in exchange for not writing a well-timed tell-all. Yeah, actually, maybe the latter.

      • lucy2 says:

        This. I’d have a little respect for her if she just kept her head down, went to school on his dime, got a good job, etc. But she’s supporting him and what he’s doing, so no, no pass from me.

      • Christin says:

        My impression is that mom and daughter stay close enough to grab any attention and perks.

        (Still laughing at Calabasas being a modest upbringing…)

      • CynicalAnn says:

        @Christin-co sign. Calabasas is not exactly “modest.” And yes-Marla never says a bad word about her ex-husband, and try and hang on to any celebrity perk they can.

    • Erinn says:

      Isn’t there a certain amount of expenses that still have to be paid as long as the kids in school? It probably varies from state to state … but I’d assume he was paying some form of child support and that doesn’t just end the day she hits 18 – at least not where I’m from. If you’re over the age of majority and still in school the parents are still expected to pay a certain amount so that the education won’t suffer. For all I know this isn’t the case in whatever state they filed… and maybe it was something they sorted out in the divorce. But I would assume that unless it was specified he would stop any support at a certain time, he’d be expected to continue to support her in some form.

      I don’t really feel bad for her. I mean – I feel bad that she’s treated so differently than the other kids, I guess. But that’s not necessarily a bad thing when your dad is as sketchy as hers. Less chance of getting hauled into fraudulent practices and things like that.

      • Ennie says:

        Compared to other rich kids, yes.

      • magnoliarose says:

        That is her mother’s fault.
        She stalked him and purposely got caught in Aspen by paps and humiliated Ivana and resulted in a divorce he had no plans of getting. Marla was supposed to be strictly a side piece, but she and her mother schemed to get pregnant and get the ring. There is a Law and Order episode with characters based on them.
        Marla only got 2 million from him and very little child support. He
        strung her along and then dumped her by a story in a newspaper.
        Marla used her looks to snag a rich married man and had a baby with someone like Tangerine 45 who took joy in publicly humiliating her. He hates Marla. Therefore, Tiffany is nothing to him.

        She pushes her daughter to get in his good graces, but I would not put it past the Triumvirate of Shame to change his will illegally.

      • CynicalAnn says:

        @magnoliarose, yes, I’m old enough to remember how it went down. Marla was extremely public in trying to grab Trump away from wife #1. No way she would have divorced him except she was so publicly humiliated. And yes-Tiffany was definitely an “anchor” baby.

      • bettyrose says:

        “Only got 2 million.” Just gonna leave that right there.

      • Liberty says:

        I had a colleague (follow this path carefully, lol) whose sorority roommate grew up in the southeast part of the US, in the same town as Marla. She told me this friend said that she actually felt very sorry for Marla because her father was awful, apparently showing and trying to sell photos of teen MM at the hardware store etc or get men interested in her as a model or whatever, unknown to MM. She said her own father ordered her and her friends to be kind to the girl because parents felt bad for her having this sort of creepy cash-grabbing family dynamic.

        Obviously my colleague was taking word of mouth info, but she said the girl clearly felt very bad for MM while the rest of the public sort of mocked her as a Trump gold digger. That sort of father could mess up a girl’s way of relating to the world/men for years.

        So can’t get that out of my head when I read about her. If her mom or dad did push her this way, ugh. Then to spend the rest of her life creeping around Her ex husband is sad. I do agree his daughter should just accept what she got and work (I had two extremely wealthy friends whose parents made them earn their own way, sans gift of apartment). But a sort of deep sadness and hint of a devalued self permeates this situation for me. Parents can really fk up their children, who then become confused damaged adults. I am glad Tiffany found her way to law school, even without an allowance. MM seemed to do something right there, at least.

      • LaBlah says:

        Magnoliarose – whatever else may be Marla’s fault, that Trump treats one of his own children (that he was not forced to have, HE chose to have unprotected sex and HE chose to marry no one had a gun to his head) like dirt is HIS fault, no one else’s.

        You can hate your ex without treating your child like some inconvenience. That’s all on him.

    • jolielaide says:

      Even though she has probably been given more material things than most people, I still feel for any child that didn’t feel or wasn’t 100% loved/wanted by their parents. No doubt, it will affect her as a young adult and beyond.

      • ELX says:

        I remember when Trump and Maples were getting divorced. It was approaching 5 years in and Maples would have gotten a bump up in pay out if they made it past 5 years. Anyway, Trump gave an interview in which he basically said he considered the matter and decided Maples wasn’t worth the extra money-hence divorce. Everything is transactional to him, he’s decided that Ivana’s children, particularly Ivanka, matter, but Tiffany and Barron belong to Maples and Knauss, respectively, and have no value to him.

      • bettyrose says:

        Jolie –
        ITA! Compared to 99.999999999% of the world, Tiffany’s problems are miniscule, but in her reality, she’s the unwanted one. That can’t feel good. Having said that, she’s at a prestigious law school. If she got there on merit, then she has all the same options as any one else who needs to flip the bird to their toxic family.

    • Heather says:

      Tiffany will be happy she didn’t have much to do with the Donald when Ivanka, Uday and Kusay are all getting perp walked and the old man is bankrupt again when all his shit gets seized for money laundering charges.

      Hopefully, she’ll be through with law school then. A free ride to Georgetown leaves you pretty set up in life. Much better than a stint in the pokey.

    • Harleyb says:

      That made me holler laugh out loud. Its so perfect.

  3. Louise177 says:

    No, Tiffany isn’t anybody better than the rest of them. She’s trying to use her name for freebees and prestige so she’s very much a Trump. Doesn’t she have Secret Service protection too?

    • lightpurple says:

      Full Secret Service detail and for some reason that has never been explained the State Department, the US STATE DEPARTMENT!!!!, spent $100,000 on car rentals for her recent trip to Italy.

      • Megan says:

        That’s on the Secret Service, not Tiffany. My guess is they rented vehicles from a security company and not a rental car company. I have no idea what the threat level against Tiffany may be, but if SS thought they needed armoured vehicles, they would have rented them.

  4. Annie says:

    She has a free place to live which, in addition, is probably very nice and she has her education paid. I won’t be spilling any tears for her.

    • Lolo86lf says:

      Yes you are right. Tiffany has had a privileged life compared to rest of us mere mortals, but you if you review Ivanka’s lifestyle in New York (brothers too) it doesn’t seem fair. It is the principle! Tiffany is DT’s flesh and blood too and she was entitled to the same level of wealth like his other children. And why is it that DT is not sooo proud of Tiffany like he is of Ivanka? The answer is because Tiffany is not as beautiful as Ivanka and because she did not grow up with him. I find it extremely selfish of Ivanka, DT Jr. and Eric to try to bump Tiffany off the will. What a trio of evil buzzards.

      • Elaine says:

        I blame Marla. Tiffany ought to have stayed in NYC and been as close to her Father as possible. Seeing your child grow up helps to form a future bond to GET THAT CASH -uh, I mean, to learn to love your Orange Papa. For those who are self-centered and super short on time, Love=proximity.

      • Megan says:

        I think Marla did the right thing. I don’t think Trump would have spent anymore time with Tiffany if she lived in NYC.

      • magnoliarose says:

        Marla had to leave. She was a joke, and her reputation was terrible from the beginning mostly because she isn’t very bright, so she wasn’t smart the way she went about it. No one wants to befriend a woman who had no qualms about confronting his wife publicly and making sure it was papped. He made sure she looked foolish, and he would have shut her down just for fun.
        If Tiffany had stayed, it would have been a mess, and she would have suffered from being shunned, neglected and probably mentally and verbally abused.
        Marla was slut shamed for sport and Tiffany wouldn’t have escaped that. DJ would have been especially nasty, and she wouldn’t have been protected.

      • swak says:

        NONE of them is entitled to anything from Trump. He chooses to dole out his money as he see fits. Is it fair the way he is doling out the money – probably not but I’m sure she’s not hurting for money to spend. How else does she get to go to Italy when it seems she doesn’t have any type of job. Someone is payihg for it.

      • Norma Warner says:

        DT made Ivanka into his perfect woman. Plastic surgery, finishing school, etc. The way she tilts her head, the breathy baby voice: “My Father……”

  5. Lua says:

    I feel bad for her. Everyone hates her because of her family, and her family hates her. Just because he pays for her school and apartment doesn’t mean she’s not extremely emotionally broken thanks to having a family who so openly dislikes her

    • Nicole says:

      Don’t waste your sympathy, she’s hardly struggling. She’s a large part of the rich kids of instagram group (a bunch of bratty and disgusting young adults who flaunt their wealth)- this isn’t a kid who has it hard

      • Megan says:

        Even Rich Kids of Instagram are human beings with real feelings and emotions. Hopefully she has made peace with the fact that her father would prefer she not exist, but I imagine it was very painful for her when she was growing up.

    • Alison says:

      So do I. Not to mention the pain of having such a wretched, horrific human being as a father.

    • Kim says:

      Compassionate comments are very much appreciated. It’s shocking how awfully mean so many people are being here, and really disappointing.

      • Electric Tuba says:

        I feel the same way when I read about children raised in the US for almost the entirety of their lives who are being deported back to their parents home country to live in poverty and danger. I get so sad thinking about all the racist xenophobic comments about those kids and their parents.
        Poor Tiffany, though.

      • Megan says:

        @Electric Tuba It’s possible to have sympathy and compassion for many different people for many different reasons.

      • CynicalAnn says:

        It’s called Cele-bitchy for a reason. As a human and a mother, yes I feel badly for Tiffany. However, I’m not happy about my tax dollars going to provide for her European vacation.

  6. jferber says:

    I always considered Marla smart and I think it would be smart for Tiffany to break away from the Trump brand altogether. She would be quite popular as the outspoken Trump and I bet after law school she could actually work and have a really good life. Her father will never love her. She should not show “respect” and kowtow to him because it would further demean and humiliate her. Let her be Independent Trump instead of Second Best Not Precious Trump. She should also see a therapist to sort out these issues and make an emotional break from the f-ckery of her family situation.

  7. grabbyhands says:

    I would love to know what counts as a “modest” lifestyle, even as a lesser Trump.

    • Squiggisbig says:

      Apparently living in calabasas and attending an almost 40k/year private school. Oh and then having your education expenses and an apartment paid for. Btw the non-discounted price of Georgetown is $350k. So. Modest.

      • CynicalAnn says:

        Yes-and Georgetown apartments are hardly cheap, either.

      • LaBlah says:

        $350K????!!!!! The tertiary education system in America is repulsive, what is loosely called a health care system there gets all the attention but hundreds of thousands of dollars for a degree is just as bad. How people haven’t rioted with pitch forks and eaten the rich is beyond me.

  8. Lululemon says:

    Her half-siblings trying to get her taken out of the will probably has something to do with her snake of a mother and what she did to Ivana and their family.

    Marla even had the audacity to recently say that she was not sorry for having an affair with Donald.

    It’s still hard to muster sympathy for Tiffany though since she’s still better set up for life than most people.

    • Svea says:

      I’m no fan, but you can’t expect her to publicly state that she regrets the affair because that reads that she also regrets having Tiffany.

    • QueenElisabeth says:

      Marla shouldn’t be sorry for having an affair with Donald….she should be embarrassed

      • Alix says:

        And to think she went on record as saying sex with U Bum was the best she’d ever had!!! How low must THAT bar have been set??

      • Ourobo says:

        Did she though? I recently read some old Vanity Fair articles about Trump in the early ’90s (they are SUCH a mindf*ck, this is going to make for some weird history books) and I think one of the NY tabloids just splashed her picture up with the quote “Best sex I’ve ever had!” and attributed it to a “friend”.

      • Veronica says:

        Low enough to get that money, honey. Telling a man how good he is in bed has been lie told by many women over many generations.

    • Elkie says:

      What Donnie Two Scoops did to Ivana and their family, you mean?

      Marla didn’t abuse, rape, cheat on or humiliate their mother through spiteful interviews with the tabloids.

  9. Lululemon says:

    Her half-siblings trying to get her taken out of the will probably has something to do with her snake of a mother and what she did to Ivana and their family.

    Marla even had the audacity to recently say that she was not sorry for having an affair with Donald.

    It’s still hard to muster sympathy for Tiffany though since she’s still better set up for life than most people.

    • ANOTHER DAY says:

      trump had the affair……he was married to Ivana. They should blame HIM for what happened to their family, not Marla. I never get all the vitriol for the side piece, who really should just be a scornful footnote.

    • Shannon says:

      How is that Tiffany’s fault? I’m the result of an affair, too. Ironically, my dad has cut the older three out of his will because of a bunch of bitter backlash. He’s still with my mom, and I’m not saying any of that was right but I had zero to do with it. And yet the aftershocks still bug me to this day as I get harassed by estranged, Trump-supporting half-siblings and Lord knows when he dies omg, what a shit storm that will be. But I didn’t ask for any of it. I’m just here LOL

  10. littlemissnaughty says:

    I think we need to talk about the word “modest”.

    • boredblond says:

      Marla got 2 million in the divorce..I guess that’s their ‘poverty line’…

      • Veronica says:

        By rich people standards, two million is nothing, but it’s certainly a lot more than the average American. Enough to buy a decent house and car outright, pay for a college degree – i.e. the stuff that sucks up the majority of our income – and then still have some left over to invest. They call it modest because it requires them to continue working instead of just cashing out the payday and lounging in luxury.

      • Jayna says:

        The pre-nup was her payout. But then you have to add what she got regarding Tiffany. So great child support. And I’m sure all of Tiffany’s private schooling paid for, insurance paid for. He once said he took care of all Tiffany’s financial needs. She made some money here and there on shows, like DWTS and some other reality show. The child support had to be pretty good.

        Marla was doing okay, but now no more child support. An assistant stole a bunch of money from her. I know Marla did some cheesy auction for things she had of Donalds and also that were theirs together during the marriage.

        Tiffany moved to the east coast for college to get closer to her dad as she wasn’t raised by him nor saw him much. So Marla followed her to be closer to her, and now lives in NYC. And now Tiffany is attending law school. Something tells me she’s doing it to get his approval.

      • magnoliarose says:

        2 million will buy you a house in LA and a small apartment in New York in a decent neighborhood. Marla barely made money, and their home in California was average. He had gone through bankruptcy, and he used it to his advantage and was constantly trying to get out of paying Marla anything.

        Marla did not have Miranda Kerr level game and definitely not the skills that some mercenary women living large on the Upper East Side possess.

        It was explained to me that the key is to snag a very wealthy but respectable man, not married or else you will never be accepted into the circle. If it doesn’t work out, you are in the circle, and the women will set you up with a replacement. If he dies, then you have already ensured a big chunk of the fortune and then on to the bigger fish.

      • Megan says:

        Marla has been using her Trump connection to make money without having to work full-time for two decades. She is not hurting for money.

      • Veronica says:

        magnoliarose – Of course, she could have gone somewhere that didn’t have such expensive real estate pricing, but why would she do that? *eyeroll* That woman wasn’t anywhere near as sly or cunning as she thought she was.

      • magnoliarose says:


        Why hang on to him unless you still want that lifestyle and notoriety? She has befriended wealthy people and their trip to Italy was with a family that had money.

  11. Chrissy says:

    And yet she had enough clout to get the American taxpayer to pay for her her car hires and security during her recent Italian vacation. Wouldn’t she have to go through the WH to get that? Something doesn’t seem right. Also, who wouldn’t love an apartment in, I assume, NYC? I think she protests too much. Get your education and pay your own way, I say. After all, revenge is best served cold. Besides after this nightmare is over and her family members are in jail, she might want to change her name. The only thing I think is true is the bit about Donnie J and Ivanka trying to get her disinherited. This I totally believe. What a sick family of backstabbing vipers.

    • Megan says:

      Secret Service expenses do not go through the White House. Tiffany is under their protection but she does not get to dictate how the SS protects her or how much they spend doing so.

  12. lightpurple says:

    Who needs Daddy’s actual money when he’ll spend $100,000 of the taxpayers’s money on rental cars in Italy for you? No sympathy for Tiffany. She’s a grifter like the rest of them and I want that $100,000 returned in full with interest.

  13. RBC says:

    I don’t understand something, why do Marla and Tiffany have to “tiptoe” around donald? Marla and he have been divorced for years and it is pretty clear he does not care that much for Tiffany. I don’t think Marla was left broke after the divorce. Does he have dirt on Marla? I am sure donald had her sign a NDA when they divorced. Why even be in contact with that bunch of vipers? He may be Tiffany’s father but he certainly could not be called “Dad”

    • Ninks says:

      I think for a long time, Marla said nothing so as not to jeopardize the alimony/child payments she got from Trumlethinksin. He’s been known to stop payments to other family members on a whim or whenever they upset him, so the story was that Marla didn’t want to lose the money she was getting for Tiffany. Maybe he agreed to pay her more once he announced his run for president to keep her quiet, maybe she’s keeping quiet so Tiffany can keep her inheritance, maybe she just doesn’t want to do anything that will ruin the relationship (whatever it is) between Tiffany and her father and half-siblings.

    • adastraperaspera says:

      Marla may know something about the dangerous company Trump keeps. Women who have been in Trump’s life are probably controlled by a combination of money and scary threats.

  14. Aang says:

    It’s sad when any child is treated like that. My father had nothing to do with me or my two brothers. But he did adopt his sister’s son and raise him with his second wife. It really hurt to see him give the love to another child that we had craved our entire lives. Like, what’s wrong with me? Why does he love him and not me? That kid grew up to be a heroine addict and now my father is raising the addict’s toddler. I can see now we were better off but as a kid it hurt. So I feel sorry for child Tiffany but she’s now old enough to know better and I have no sympathy for anyone who doesn’t call him out.

    • Veronica says:

      I always find it interesting how differently we all respond to the choices our estranged parents make. In my case, it was the failure of my father to learn from his mistakes that made me write him off as hopeless. He had a chance to try again with my stepsister’s son after she became an addict to give that kid a good life, and I was furious with him that he just blew it again. He just refused to take any responsibility for him – and it was worse than what he did to my siblings and me because we at least had a good mother, this kid had nobody. That made me realize that whatever was in him was broken in a way none of us could have fixed.

      It never steps hurting. You will always carry that sense of unworthiness. I’ll never be a woman who can trust a man to the extent of being dependent on them. Eventually you grow up and reach a point where you come to terms with it, and you forgive that person for not being able to do right by you. You recognize that whatever was inside them that stopped them from being a loving parent wasn’t your fault. Ideally, you learn to do better.

  15. Veronica says:

    I mean, I feel for her in the sense that she didn’t choose to be born to such garbage human beings, but…I’m stuck on “modest living.” Man, I wish my living had been modest enough to cover my college tuition. 9_9

  16. Cee says:

    So he actually covered her on the important stuff – childhood house, education, college, grad school, apartment. She is debt free. No loans, no uncertainty. Her last name will probably close some doors but it will open so many more. She will be OK.

    Also – not depending on him for money seems to be the definition of FREEDOM. She can be whoever she wants to be, no strings attached.

    • Veronica says:

      LOL, exactly. If I didn’t have college loans and rent, I’d easily have $1600 more per month in extra income.

    • jwoolman says:

      Methinks there will be a name change for Tiffany once the Orange Dotard kicks the bucket. The name Trump is not an asset. Like the others, she is hoping for an inheritance and won’t do anything to lose that chance. Can’t blame them, they sure got nothing else of value from their dad other than money.

  17. What's Inside says:

    Tiffany was not raised by Donald who by his admission did not see much of her when she was growing up on the West Coast. I think he has met his obligations for her education and livelihood, but because of who he is and the way he thinks does not give much more than that. Perhaps that will change over time and once she has finished her education and is employed in her chosen profession. Who knows. However I think she has had an excellent preparation and an ability to launch into life that many others will never get.

    • Oh-Dear says:

      I don’t think he had much to do with the older kids either though. If I recall correctly, Ivana pretty much raised them, but as they have been able to be impactful on his business, he has invited them into his life.

  18. J. Walter Weatherman says:

    Not surprising at all. I went to Penn with Tiffany (met her around the way). But we have mutual friends and one thing that used to go around about her was how cheap she was considering who her dad was. She told my friends that she got $500 per month from her dad though. There are stories of her going out to dinner with folks, and she wanting to split the check down to the last cent. I personally didn’t find this too noteworthy being a broke student myself. But everyone around Penn knew of her frugality.

  19. Millenial says:

    Eh, I do feel some sympathy for her. I certainly wouldn’t trade places with her. I’ll take my student-loan funded state university education with parents who loved me over all the riches in the world and a parent who for all intents and purposes abandoned me emotionally.

    • bijou says:

      Yeah, I would not trade my current amount of daddy issues for even MORE daddy issues. I’ll take paying my own school and mortgage over having a pussygrabber for a dad.

  20. WendyNerd says:

    GDI, where DID that tiny violin go?!

  21. Clare says:

    I think she should go scorched earth – write a tell-all about the evils, make loads of money, and tell daddy and his minions to F OFF. THAT would give her the pay day that daddy won’t promise, right? No more tip-toeing around!

    • Megan says:

      I don’t think she has spent enough time with Trump to have the dirt necessary to write a tell all. Marla definitely has dirt but I think she is waiting for Trump to kick the bucket before she dishes.

  22. Eric says:

    No sympathy because she has the characteristic trump mouth.

    My rules!

  23. bijou says:

    Well, she is not a male and she is not Ivanka, so I am not surprised. Trump doesn’t care about this daughter. Maybe if she got plastic surgery on her chest, he would pay more attention to her. *vomit*

    • jeannette says:

      I believe I have read Ivanka has had alot of plastic surgery and lives to be thin (her younger pics show a healthier looking girl-normal size)-not to mention the extreme snootiness she exudes. Tiffany at least looks more normal-less sculpted and Trump has given jobs etc to his older children. If anything-Barron looks like he is the biggest snoot of all in the making. That will be fun to watch-because he will be the best looking, most refined child.

  24. Bess says:

    Tiffany should be grateful that she doesn’t have the same weird, creepy relationship with her father as Ivanka.

  25. Electric Tuba says:

    Marla and her spoiled child came to New York regularly enough to be familiar to neighbors on the UES. Always shopping. Always. Shopping.

    I’ll save my tears, concern, and all my cares for the families whose daddy issues result from seeing their fathers beaten by police, spat on by nazi racists, discriminated against by people who feel empowered by Trump, and rounded up by ICE agents in court and in hospitals. Those are the daddy issues I care about now.

    Everyone has some issue with their parents but don’t tell me this fool faced rich kid of Instagram wannabe thot doesn’t deserve to be scrutinized for the sins of her father when families are being torn apart because their fathers dared to seek a better life in America.

    • magnoliarose says:

      She doesn’t have to live the way she does. She could have moved on with her life, and he wouldn’t have cared, but the IG Rich kid stuff is unbearable and embarrassing.

      • Electric Tuba says:

        Mmmm hmm. No tears for these people. Especially when I think about women who had the strength to escape religious cults, sexual abuse, and severe neglect and manage to work to pay for school then turn around to try to make the world better.

        No sympathy.

      • magnoliarose says:

        There is real suffering in the world, and I couldn’t agree more. They have plenty of choices to live decent lives so boo effing hoo. She doesn’t get to live like a true trustfunder. The horror!

  26. jferber says:

    Alix, Melania has also said sex with Trump was the best she ever had, so obviously he likes women to say this about him. I’m sure sex with small-penis Trump is disgusting and degrading in so many ways.

  27. minx says:

    From his own description he didn’t give much time to any of his kids. He thinks his job is to provide the money, and the mothers do the rest.

  28. Sherry says:

    I think that’s just Trump’s MO. Years ago, Ivanka stated her parents never gave her an allowance. She said she asked for an iPod when she was at boarding school and her parents’ response was, “Figure out a way to make money so you can buy it for yourself.” That’s when she started modeling on the weekends so she could pay for her “extras.”

    I’m no Trump fan, but I think he provides food, shelter, clothing and a good education and expects the kids to pick up from there. They’ve all gone to work in the family business and have started outside businesses for themselves. I expect Tiffany to start working as a Trump attorney when she finishes law school.

    The Trump kids definitely have a head start in life, but they’re not going to be Trust Fund Instagram kids who take endless vacations and showcase their affluent lifestyle funded by daddy.

    • Sophia's Side eye says:

      Firstly, ivanka is a liar just like the Dotard, so who knows if that story is true. Secondly, Tiffany is known as one of those spoiled, trust fund Instagram kids. Lol

    • Mrs Odie says:

      Pick up from there? He gave them all jobs! “Take it from there”? Where? No debt? No rent? No mortgage? A job no one can fire you from? Not exactly pulling yourself up by your bootstraps, is it?

      We’re supposed to feel bad for Tiffany Trump because she is the least privileged of her outrageously privileged siblings? Not likely. Besides, Tiffany will end up luckier than all of them since she won’t be indicted along with her siblings and father.

  29. madonami says:

    As others have said, I have a degree of sympathy for her to the extent that she’s clearly, and publicly, considered “less than” by her own father.

    That said, this definitely reads like she or Marla called up People and wanted to put this story out to get him to send more cash their way. It’s also complete bs that she hasn’t lived the life of a rich person. She was pretty well-known as one of the rich kids partying on Instagram or whatever until they chucked her off to Georgetown b/c Daddy “won” the presidency.

    Marla’s silence and Ivana’s silence are bought and paid for. Marla keeps her mouth shut to keep the money coming. And they have plenty and Tiffany benefits from that. Any of them could have decided to, you know, have some integrity, live off the shit ton of money they already have and/or get a damn job and tell the damn truth about him. Nope.

    So, please with the they’ve been “respectful.” No. They’ve been COMPLICIT. Every last one of them except Barron.

    I have no doubt dt has abused all of his kids. His relationship with Ivanka is gross, there are stories about him beating the hell out of Jr., he treats Tiffany like crap, and I mean, he’s abusive to everyone, of course he’s been abusive af to his kids.

    That said, a lot of people have sh*tty, abusive parents. Then when they become adults, they go to therapy. They change their relationships with the abusive person(s). They do the work. And they do so with a hell of a lot fewer resources than these people have. These are not people who don’t know the score, who don’t know any better, who don’t have the resources, who couldn’t get out of their bargains with him.

    And we’re supposed to feel sorry for Poor Tiffany who DOES live the life of a rich person and “only” has school and home paid for b/c Team Maples wanted to try and shame dt into giving them more cash, while Puerto Rico is a disaster and the country is on fire? Maples, please.

    • magnoliarose says:

      Perspective is very important, and she has an NDA, so she can’t say anything, and yet if I knew someone who had his history I would say something, but she isn’t that kind of person.

  30. BoobooLaRue says:

    I’m liking her to a greater extent now. If her jerk parent doesn’t like her, she must be okay!

  31. Jessica says:

    Jesus. I take issue with this post. I’m a Georgetown Law grad, and it is not an easy gig. And my upper middle class parents paid for my tuition and my apartment. It’s normal for parents who can do it. At least she is trying to do something. Law school is no cake walk. Good God.

      • madonami says:

        I’m a NY Law grad, dual degree program, J.D. and a master’s, 4 years not 3, expensive af, nobody paid a dime towards anything but me, and I scheduled all evening classes and worked full-time while doing that program, and Tiffany is not at that school because she’s fulfilling some lifelong dream and worked so so hard to get in. She was basically sent away there. So, no, I don’t give her a whole hell of a lot of credit for trying to do something.

    • Nic919 says:

      Georgetown is a good law school, so I wonder if there was a Kushner type deal to let her in. Do we know her LSAT and GPA? That would confirm if she got in on her merits or not.

      I expect that she will be targeted by her classmates in class discussion because her dad is violating all norms, the Constitution and rule of law, which law students tend to support. Even conservative students wouldn’t support her dad’s criminal behaviour.

      And if Mueller starts indicting while she is in law school then she is going to drop out. Because if what is suspected is true, many members of her family are going to jail.

    • Felicia says:

      I think it’s normal too if you can afford it. We’re paying the tuition, rent and monthly expenses of our daughter in University. When she graduates and if she decides to stay in that city, we’ll probably buy her an apartment there as a “graduation gift”.

      The reasoning behind that for us is twofold. First, our child won’t be a “debt-slave” at graduation time and that should avoid having to just “take what you can get” because you have loans to pay off.
      Secondly, there is no “gift tax” where our child is. It makes a lot more sense to give an apartment now, when it would really be beneficial and to do so tax free. Otherwise that amount ends up in an eventual inheritance decades down the road and won’t be tax free.

      Paying rent is paying someone else’s mortgage. Taking out a mortgage means paying interest to a bank in addition to paying the capital. It seems like a complete no-brainer if you’re in a position to afford to do that.

      • madonami says:

        oh for the love of god.

        i guess that means i’m a “debt slave” who “takes what I can get” b/c I actually worked my own damn way through and *earned* what I have on my own.

        i know plenty who can afford to pay their kids’ whole way and they don’t b/c they want their kids to appreciate what it takes to earn and work for something and not turn out to be entitled and clueless.

        we’re talking about people who are complete grifting entitled assholes running the country and taking and further enriching themselves but Felicia’s got words about her “child” and the damn tax code.

        this is part of the problem. #sorrynotsorry

    • Veronica says:

      Oh, I don’t begrudge her the privilege. I’d do the same thing for a my kids in that position. The point is that the vast majority of Americans cannot afford to pay their children’s tuition and/or rent, especially at the same time, and suggesting that this is somehow NOT a privilege is reflective of a massive disconnect with the reality most people are dealing with – and that disconnect is problematic when that sort of upper class wealth is the only way to get into office. It means that you have people making laws who literally have no concept of the kind of debt most Americans have, and it rings extra falsely when you’re discussing a man who ran his platform on a faux populist movement.

      • Felicia says:

        The thing is Veronica, that the US has the system they want. Capitalist, unless you’re a big bank about to fail, then they’re all about taxpayer money bailouts. While hundreds of thousands of people lose their homes.

        The thing is, a good education shouldn’t be a “privilege”. Looking after your most vulnerable citizens, the old and the ill, shouldn’t be a “privilege” either. A country that doesn’t educate their children well, all of them, and where access to the best schools depends not only on brains but the size of your wallet has that sort of system because they accept it.

        Imagine if the US took all of the money they funnel into the pockets of the defense contractors and wars halfway around the world that are somehow in “US national interests” and spent it on education and healthcare at home?

    • magnoliarose says:

      To be able to go to college and go as far as you want is a privilege that every person in America should have. It isn’t fair that people from privilege can just continue to be privileged despite ability or merit.
      This is how you create entitled a-holes who think they are above the law and have no empathy or sense of decency or moral responsibility. Growing up wealthy doesn’t mean you have to grow up to be useless stains on humanity.

      For a child whose parents are multi-millionaires or billionaires 100,000 a year for an education is the equivalent of their yearly floral budget. It isn’t remarkable for him to pay this, but she wants to front like an heiress so in her mind she is being mistreated.

  32. Amelie says:

    I feel bad for her in the sense that clearly she has mostly been rejected by her father most of her life. Paying for her schools and alimony/spousal support or whatever Trump owed Marla in the divorce was probably the bare minimum he did. It was probably just a drop in the bucket for him. From what I understand Trump had no interest in Tiffany even before she was born. Being raised away from her father was probably the best thing that ever happened to Tiffany but she probably doesn’t see it that way. Her siblings got the royal luxurious life she was denied in NYC. Going to the best schools and getting a minimum allowance doesn’t replace the fact she probably wants a real relationship with her dad who has not much interest in forming one. She’s barely been political since her dad was elected so she doesn’t bother me as much as the older Trump kids. She definitely grew up more privileged than her peers but money definitely does not buy happiness nor does it replace the fact she grew up barely knowing her father. He’s a terrible person but I get not wanting to speak out about him for fear of being cut off. If Trump were my dad I’m not sure I’d want to speak out against him either. He is such a bully and so immature to people who criticize him, I’d just want to avoid that.

  33. gwen says:

    She’s a good kid. I hope she gets her cut of the $$$.

    • Mrs Odie says:

      What money? The money he laundered for the Russian mob? He’s in debt up to his hair plugs. His “brand” is going to hell. He won’t have a pot to p*ss in when Mueller is done with him.

    • Christin says:

      If he had any money, one could only hope the many contractors he’s allegedly stiffed over the years could get a “cut of the $$”.

  34. Molly says:

    How profoundly sad that he can only be proud of a son or daughter who has already racked up professional accomplishments – that’s really their only value to him.

  35. TurkeyLurkey says:

    Ivana said as much, he had no interest in the kids until they were old enough to talk business. She raised them alone before that time. This sounds just like the Kardashian family. They claimed they got no money from their parents that’s why they hustled so hard from a young age. ( that still doesn’t explain where they got the money to open Dash though)

    • Roz says:

      I sorta recall one of the K sisters saying they got Dash when they received some money from their father’s death? Idk if thats true tho or if i’m misremembering, would make sense on the surface.

  36. Cookiejar says:

    I’ll bet the apartment is in his name. So, not really a gift, can be taken away.

    I’ve had that before when my father “gave” me a car. Just a 3-door Opel, nothing special, but still, it wasn’t mine, it was his, and his to take away if he wished.

    Oh and I know it looks good for some, but keep in mind he spent easily 2-3 times alone on his mistress.

  37. Shannon says:

    LOL my parents paid for my books! And sold me their car for cheap, not everybody even gets that so I do eye roll a little. Still, dealing with the favoritism has to be hard I’d think, so in that respect I do feel kind of bad for her. I hope she finishes law school and ends up doing more for herself than any of the older twerps.

  38. Mrs Odie says:

    As someone who has to pay several hundred dollars a month in student loans, getting college paid for doesn’t sound like “modest” support from a parent. Also, anyone who thinks Calabasas is a middle-class lifestyle doesn’t know California real estate. It’s full of mansions, ranches and rich people. It’s Malibu for people who want more land. Georgetown law and all the LSAT prep classes it took to get there can’t be cheap. Tiffany has led and continues to live a more privileged life than 98.9% of people, so let’s not shed too many tears for her. Merely having no loans to pay back for her education puts her ahead of so many of us. Plus she owns an apartment that she doesn’t have to pay for? Please! The crappiest house in the crappiest neighborhood in Los Angeles county is out of reach for most middle class Angelenos, so cry me a river, Tiffany Trump, esquire.

    • Roz says:

      I always thought of calabasas as malibu for poor people. Plenty of land exists in malibu if you can afford it lol

  39. Somebody says:

    She’s his daughter and probably never had to sign a nondisclosure agreement. Mark my words–Tiffany Trump will write the presidential tell-all to end all presidential tell-all books. If she has the brains to get through Georgetown law school, she won’t need his money. He will agree to her terms if he knows what’s good for him.

    • Bess says:

      I wouldn’t put it past Trump to offer to finance Tiffany’s law school education and living expenses in exchange for signing a non-disclosure agreement.

    • magnoliarose says:

      I bet she won’t say anything unless he dies and isn’t useful anymore.

  40. LittlefishMom says:

    I have compassion for her. It hurts deeply to be rejected by a parent, especially as a child. Yes he helped her monetarily a little bit but he pretty much publically admitted he didn’t care about her. Say what you will about him, but that sucks. Hopefully she’s successful on her own.

  41. Texasho says:

    Tiffany’s not as stupid or as ugly as she initially appears. She’ll quietly acquiesce while attending and completing law school on orange baboon’s dime, then after graduation change her last name to “Maples”, write a tell-all book full of daddy’s little secrets of rejection and apathy toward her, do a PR tour, and live happily and comfortably ever after feeding off the press for years, upping momma’s game while respecting Marla via the name change.

  42. Felicia says:

    I just went hunting for press reports on the Ivana-Donald divorce. Came across this from Vanity Fair in 1990.

    Worth reading. The man was a liar then, a blowhard, a complete d*ck to everyone including his first wife, his second wife, his oldest children, a cheap b*statd and in light of his unwillingness to decry the white supremists recently, the bit about his having Nazi reading material is enlightening. The author pretty much calls him a conman, a carnival barker and a buffoon.

  43. Ellis says:

    Sometimes it’s the hardships in life that motivate you. Having a father who openly regrets your birth and doesn’t love you is a hardship, no matter how much money he shares, or doesn’t. Having a mother that publically draws so much ire, is a hardship. It sounds like she is trying to make lemonade. Her half-sibling got rudimentary BA’s, and then daddy handed them careers. In earning a law degree she will surpass them in personal accomplishment, because having your father finance all your business endeavors is not a personal accomplishment. I hope Tiffany earns a law degree, makes her own way in the world, and manages to find real love. I see a modern Pygmalion story unfolding.

  44. Maestr says:

    Her life will b that of game of thrones…daughter of the Mad King…Daenerys Trump…Im watching what she’ll do with her life lol

  45. Moon Beam says:

    I just went down a Trump related Vanity Fair article wormhole. If you have time, I highly suggest this.

  46. hmmm says:

    She may be low on the Drumpf totem pole but it’s still one she is happy to exploit. Ethics and conscience won’t get in *her* way. No sympathy. She is a Drumpf through and through.

    BTW, how many millions did Daddy pay to buy her way into Georgetown Law School?

    • magnoliarose says:

      This is the way I feel.
      She still wants to live large instead of digging in and becoming her own person. Nothing is making her take his neglect, but she chooses it just like her ridiculous mother.
      Just because he rejects her doesn’t mean she is not like them.

  47. Mrs.K says:

    She will marry rich regardless as her family influential. She will still be able to eat caviar and drink champagne regardless. Zero sympathy for these people. She is 23…what has she been doing since finishing High School since she is only going to University now when most people start working already?