Donald Trump's daughter has laughed off suggestions her stern father frightens away prospective suitors, insisting he leaves his bad temper in the boardroom IVANKA, 24, was recently linked to cycling champ Lance Armstrong, and before that she dated New York socialite JAMES GUBELMANN for three and a half years However, she's confident her failed romances have nothing to do with her dad's interrogative demeanour, insisting the business tycoon is "pretty normal" She says, "I don't think he's scarier than any other father "He doesn't stand at the door with a shotgun, although that said, if I do introduce him to someone, he does spend about five minutes digging for information "