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The Women He Loves

Forever the romantic, Donald Trump has said some memorable things about the women in his life.  Below are some of the more memorable quotes.  If you have other documented and verifiable examples you think could make the list, we would love to hear from you!

Subject – Ivana Trump, First wife, Former fashion model

  • “$1 a year plus all the dresses she can buy.”  How Trump paid his wife’s salary when he put her in charge of the Plaza Hotel (New York Times)
  • “I would never buy Ivana any decent jewels or pictures. Why give her negotiable assets?”   Trump during the early years of his marriage to Ivana (Vanity Fair)

Subject – Ivanka Trump, Daughter

  • She does have a very nice figure. I’ve said that if Ivanka weren’t my daughter, perhaps I’d be dating her.” Trump later said this comment was a joke. (The View)
  • “My daughter, Ivanka, she’s 6 feet tall, she’s got the best body” Howard Stern
  • “Yeah, she’s really something, and what a beauty, that one. If I weren’t happily married and, ya know, her father . . .’ Rolling Stone, September 2015
  •  Don’t you think my daughter’s hot? She’s hot, right?  Trump asked the reigning Miss Universe about his daughter Ivanka, then 16 (New York Times)

Subject – Barbara Res, Construction Manager for Trump

  • “Not Her”  Trump sent back Res who was supposed to take lunch orders because she wasn’t pretty enough (New York Times)
  •  “You like your candy”  Trump’s remark on a construction executive Res  who’d gained weight working for him (New York Times)

Subject – Jill Harth, Pageant Promoter

  •  “Are you sleeping with her?”  Trump stared at a pageant promoter throughout a meeting and then asked her boyfriend and co-worker if she was sexually available. (Harth says Trump later sexually assaulted her; Trump claims Harth pursued him.) (New York Times)

 Subject – Pageant Contestants

  • “Suck your stomach in. Suck your gut in.”  How Trump commented on the body of a beauty pageant contestant Jodie Seal, Miss Australia 1996 (Interview with Inside Edition)
  • “Tell me, who’s the most beautiful woman here? … I don’t care if she’s sweet. Is she hot?”  How Trump addressed the Miss Universe contestants, according to Carrie Prejean’s book. (New York Times)
  • “We’ve tried diet, spa, a trainer, incentives. … Forget it, the way she’s going she’d eat the whole gymnasium.”  Trump on Alicia Machado when she gained weight as 1996 Miss Universe (Newsweek )
  • “She was the worst we ever had, the worst, the absolute worst, she was impossible. She gained a massive amount of weight, and it was a real problem.”  Trump after Clinton mentioned Alicia Machado (Fox News)
  • “Did Crooked Hillary help disgusting (check out sex tape and past) Alicia M become a U.S. citizen so she could use her in the debate?”   (Twitter)

 Subject – Princess Diana of Wales

  • “I have only one regret in the women department — that I never had the opportunity to court Lady Diana Spencer … a dream lady.”  (The Art of the Comeback)
  • She had the height, she had the beauty, she had the skin – the whole thing. … She was crazy, but these are minor details. Trump on The Howard Stern Show discussing how much he’d like to sleep with Princess Diana, who had died three years earlier (BuzzFeed)

Subject – Apprentice Staff

  • “All the women on the Apprentice flirted with me – consciously or unconsciously.  That’s to be expected.”  From “Trump: How to Get Rich” 2004
  • “You mean the one with the [gesture to indicate breasts]”  How Trump referred to contestant Kristi Frank whom he was deciding whether to fire on The Apprentice. “He didn’t even know her name,” producer Katherine Walker said. (Associated Press)
  • “It’s certainly not groundbreaking news that the early victories by the women on The Apprentice were, to a very large extent, dependent on their sex appeal.” (Esquire)
  • “There is a beautiful woman behind that camera, so I only want to look at that.”  How Trump would talk about camera operator Rebecca Arndt on The Apprentice (Associated Press)
  • “Who’s the most beautiful on the women’s team?”  Trump to male contestants on The Apprentice, according to Mahsa Saeidi-Azcuy, a woman who competed (New York Post)
  • “It must be a pretty picture. You dropping to your knees.”  Trump’s response when told that contestant Brande Roderick, former Playboy Playmate, was so desperate to stay on the show she’d gotten on her knees to plead (Mediaite)

Subject – Kim Kardashian

  • “She’s really a nice person. She’s gotten a little bit large. I don’t think you should dress like you weigh 120 pounds.”  Trump on Kim Kardashian during her pregnancy (Showbiz Tonight)
  •  “Does she have a good body? No. … Does she have a fat ass? Absolutely.”  Trump on Kim Kardashian during her pregnancy (The Howard Stern Show)
  • “Well, absolutely. [Her butt] is record-setting. … In the old days, they’d say she has a bad body.”  Trump on Kim Kardashian’s looks (The Howard Stern Show via Entertainment Tonight)

Subject – Gail Collins, New York Times columnist

  •  “The Face of a Dog!”  Trump’s response to a column in Newsday calling him a “financially embattled thousandaire” (New York Times)
  •  “There are many editorial writers that are good, some great, & some bad. But the least talented of all is frumpy Gail Collins of NYTimes.” (Twitter)

Subject – Golf Club Staff

  • “I want you to get some good looking hostesses here. People like to see good looking people when they come in.”  How Donald Trump hired waitresses for his golf club according to Sue Kwiatkowski, restaurant manager at the Trump National Golf Club in Rancho Palos Verdes until 2009  (Los Angeles Times)
  •  “How’s my favorite girl. … Are you still happily married?”  How Trump would greet waitress Maral Bolsajian, who described herself as a “grown woman in her 40s,” at his golf club (Los Angeles Times)
  • “See, you don’t have to go to Hollywood to find beautiful women. … Do you like Jewish men?”  How Trump introduced another waitress to a table of guests at his golf club (Los Angeles Times)

  Subject – Nancy O’Dell, Co-Host of Access Hollywood

  • “I did try and fuck her. She was married. I moved on her very heavily. In fact, I took her out furniture shopping. … I moved on her like a bitch, but I couldn’t get there and she was married… Then all of a sudden I see her, she’s now got the big phony tits and everything.”  Trump commenting on O’Dell to her co-host Billy Bush on leaked audio from Access Hollywood (Washington Post)

Subject – Rosie O’Donnell

  • “I feel sorry for Rosie’s new partner in love whose parents are devastated at the thought of their daughter being with @Rosie — a true loser.”  (Twitter)
  •  “Rosie O’Donnell is disgusting — both inside and out. If you take a look at her, she’s a slob. How does she even get on television? If I were running The View, I’d fire Rosie. I’d look her right in that fat, ugly face of hers and say, ‘Rosie, you’re fired.’ We’re all a little chubby but Rosie’s just worse than most of us. But it’s not the chubbiness — Rosie is a very unattractive person, both inside and out.”  (Jezebel)
  • “Rosie’s a loser. A real loser. I look forward to taking lots of money from my nice fat little Rosie.”  (People)
  • “Can you imagine the parents of Kelli … when she said, ‘Mom, Dad, I just fell in love with a big, fat pig named Rosie’? Can you imagine the expression on their face?”  How Trump talked about Rosie O’Donnell’s relationship with her fiancé during their ongoing feud (Fox News)
  • “She came to my wedding. She ate like a pig. And — I mean, seriously, the wedding cake was — was — it was, like, missing in action.”  Trump to Larry King in 2007 (Larry King Live)
  •  “Rosie is crude, rude, obnoxious and dumb — other than that I like her very much!”  (Twitter)
  • “Sorry, @Rosie is a mentally sick woman, a bully, a dummy and, above all, a loser. Other than that she is just wonderful!”   (Twitter)

Subject – Arianna Huffington, Editor in Chief, Huffington Post

  • “Arianna Huffington is unattractive, both inside and out. I fully understand why her former husband left her for a man — he made a good decision.”  (Twitter)
  • “Why is it necessary to comment on .@ariannahuff looks? Because she is a dog who wrongfully comments on me.”   (Twitter)
  • “How much money is the extremely unattractive (both inside and out) Arianna Huffington paying her poor ex-hubby for the use of his name?”  (Twitter)

Subject –Megyn Kelly, Former Fox News Host

  •  “I refuse to call Megyn Kelly a bimbo, because that would not be politically correct. Instead I will only call her a lightweight reporter!”  (Twitter)
  • “She is so average in every way, who the hell wants to woo her!”   (Twitter)
  • “You could see there was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever.”  Trump after Megyn Kelly moderated the Republican debate (CNN)

 Subject – Actors- Singers – Personalities

  • “What do you think of Lindsay Lohan? There’s something there, right? … She’s probably deeply troubled, and therefore great in bed. How come the deeply troubled women — deeply, deeply troubled — they’re always the best in bed?”  “You don’t want to be with ’em for the long term, but for the short term, there’s nothing like it.”  (Howard Stern 12/14/2004)
  • “She’s been with so many guys she makes me look like a baby, OK. … And, I just don’t even find her attractive.”  Trump criticizing Angelina Jolie (Larry King Live)
  • “Angelina Jolie is sort of amazing because everyone thinks she’s like this great beauty. And I’m not saying she’s an unattractive woman, but she’s not a beauty, by any stretch of the imagination. I really understand beauty. And I will tell you, she’s not — I do own Miss Universe. I do own Miss USA. I mean I own a lot of different things. I do understand beauty, and she’s not.” How Trump described Angelina Jolie to Larry King in 2007 (Jezebel)
  • “A person who is very flat-chested is very hard to be a 10.”  Trump on The Howard Stern Show, rating the beauty of Nicollette Sheridan on ABC‘s Desperate Housewives (BuzzFeed)
  • “Would you go out with Marcia Cross, or would you turn gay, Howard?”  Trump on The Howard Stern Show, rating the beauty of the actors on ABC‘s Desperate Housewives (BuzzFeed)
  • “She hasn’t remained very loyal to him, has she? So when he had plenty of money, she liked him, but then after that, not as good, right?” Trump in an Access Hollywood interview commenting on Anne Hathaway, whose ex-boyfriend had just been arrested on fraud charges (ABC News)
  • “While @BetteMidler is an extremely unattractive woman, I refuse to say that because I always insist on being politically correct.”  Trump and Bette Midler started a Twitter feud in 2012 that led Trump to attack her appearance (Twitter)
  • “@BetteMidler talks about my hair but I’m not allowed to talk about her ugly face or body — so I won’t. Is this a double standard?”  Trump and Bette Midler started a Twitter feud in 2012 that led Trump to attack her appearance (Twitter)
  • When Beyoncé was thrusting her hips forward in a very suggestive manner, if someone else would have done that it would have been a national scandal. I thought it was ridiculous. … I thought it was not appropriate.  Trump comments on Beyoncé’s 2013 Super Bowl performance on The Howard Stern Show (The Howard Stern Show)
  • “@cher should spend more time focusing on her family and dying career.” (Twitter)
  • “I promise not to talk about your massive plastic surgeries that didn’t work.”  Trump after Cher referred to his trademark hairstyle as a “rug.” “It’s mine,” he tweeted. (Twitter)
  • “@tedcruz must be doing something right if @cher, sadly rated the 4th ugliest celebrity according to @listverse, is attacking him.”  (Twitter)
  • “You wouldn’t have your job if you weren’t beautiful. It’s very sad, isn’t it?”  Trump explaining to reporter Maria Ngo why beauty is important in beauty pageants (VegasNet TV)
  • “Look at that face! Would anyone vote for that? Can you imagine that, the face of our next president?”  Trump comments to a Rolling Stone reporter about Carly Fiorina’s appearance on TV (Rolling Stone)
  • “Sadly, she’s no longer a 10.”  Trump to the New York Times’s Maureen Dowd regarding Heidi Klum, one of the world’s top models,  while trying to explain that he can be diplomatic (New York Times)
  • “I think Gloria would be very very impressed with [my penis].”  Trump on TMZ after Gloria Allred sued him on behalf of a transgender woman barred from the Miss Canada pageant. Allred had said Trump didn’t have to show his genitals to prove his sex. (TMZ)
  • “You’re disgusting, you’re disgusting.”  How Trump reacted to lawyer Elizabeth Beck saying she needed to breastfeed, according to her deposition (Trump disputes her version of events) (CNN)
  • “No need to ‘spill the beans’ the images are worth a thousand words.” Trump retweeting an unattractive photo of Heidi Cruz (Twitter)
  • “Sarah Jessica Parker voted “unsexiest woman alive” – I agree.  She said “it’s beneath me to comment on the potential Obama charitable gift.”  What’s really beneath her?  (Twitter)
  • Meryl Streep, one of the most over-rated actresses in Hollywood” Trump’s Tweet response to Streep’s comments at the Golden Globe Awards.  Streep is the most awarded actress in the history of movies.’
  • “Now, somebody who a lot of people don’t give credit to but in actuality is really beautiful is Paris Hilton.  I’ve known Paris from the time she’s 12.  Her parents are friends of mine, and the first time I saw her she walked into a room and I said, “who the hell is that?”  Howard Stern show
  • “I heard poorly rated @morning_joe speaks badly of me (don’t watch anymore). Then how come low IQ Crazy Mika, along with Psycho Joe, came to Mar-a-Lago 3 nights in a row around New Year’s Eve, and insisted on joining me.  She was bleeding badly from a face-lift.  I said no!” (Twitter)
  • “You know, it doesn’t really matter what the media writes as long as you’ve got a young and beautiful piece of ass, But she’s got to be young and beautiful.” Esquire 1991.
  • “Nobody has more respect for women than me. Nobody”