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20th March 2017

Fact: U.S. President Donald Trump's grandson, Tristan, has been hospitalised after breaking his leg while skiing in Aspen, Colorado. Secret Service officials accompanied the five-year-old to the emergency room after he fractured his leg on the ski slopes on Sunday (19Mar17), according to TMZ.


20th March 2017

Fact: U.S. President Donald Trump is set to become a grandfather for the ninth time. His son Eric's wife, Lara, is pregnant with the couple's first child, a son, who is due in September (17). The couple wed in 2014.


27th February 2017

Quote: "From her mediocre early work in The Deer Hunter and Out of Africa, to her underwhelming performances in Kramer vs. Kramer and Sophie's Choice, Meryl Streep has phoned it in for more than 50 films over the course of her lacklustre career." Oscars host Jimmy Kimmel poked fun at Donald Trump and his criticism of multi-award winning actress Meryl Streep as "overrated" in his opening monologue at Sunday's (26Feb17) Academy Awards. The U.S. President infamously hit out at the movie star on Twitter after she blasted him onstage at the Golden Globes in January (17) for mocking a disabled reporter while on the campaign trail last year (16). Streep was up for her 20th accolade, Best Actress for Florence Foster Jenkins, at the 89th Academy Awards.


26th February 2017

Fact: U.S. President Donald Trump has announced he will be skipping the typically star-studded White House Correspondents' Dinner in April (17). He tweeted his decision on Saturday (25Feb17), after a number of journalists revealed they would be boycotting the annual event in light of the negative comments he has made about the press in recent weeks. The Republican will become the first president to snub the dinner since Ronald Reagan in 1981, who missed the bash as he was recovering from an assassination attempt.


13th February 2017

Quote: "I wanna thank President Agent Orange for perpetuating all the evil that you’ve been perpetuating throughout the United States. I wanna thank President Agent Orange for your unsuccessful attempt at the Muslim ban. Now we come together!" Rapper Busta Rhymes got political as he joined A Tribe Called Quest and Anderson .Paak for a performance medley at Sunday's (12Feb17) Grammy Awards, taking aim at U.S. President Donald Trump and his controversial policies.


19th December 2016

Quote: "For any presidential candidate, being very extreme is scary, left or right. For me, I was the star of The Hunger Games, so I had a lot of 12-year-olds and 11-year-olds and I know that they look up to me and I know they are listening to me and watching me, and when the election happened, I couldn't help but think of those girls who were 18. I completely understand when people say, 'Just shut up and act', but for me, there are times when I feel a real need to speak to those girls." Actress Jennifer Lawrence explains why she felt the need to speak out and give fans "hope" following the U.S. election upset in November (16), when controversial Republican Donald Trump beat his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in the race to the White House.


7th December 2016

Fact: U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has been named as Time magazine's 2016 Person of the Year. Editors of the publication picked the controversial 70-year-old billionaire ahead of shortlisted contenders Hillary Clinton, Beyonce, U.K. politician Nigel Farage, gymnast Simone Biles, the Russian developers of DNA editing technology, Turkish President Recep Erdogan, Flint, Michigan residents afflicted by contaminated water, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Russian leader Vladimir Putin and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.


14th October 2016

Fact: Socialite and journalist Jemima Khan drew inspiration from Donald Trump's ongoing lewd comments scandal by attending a charity costume party on Thursday (13Oct16) dressed as his wife Melania, being groped by a mannequin of the controversial U.S. presidential hopeful. The ex-girlfriend of actors Hugh Grant and Russell Brand turned heads with her choice of outfit as she stepped out for the UNICEF Halloween Ball in London, during which she held a sign bearing Trump's name, and the line, "Vote on 28th November!!!". The U.S. election is actually on 8 November (16).


22nd September 2015

Fact: Reality TV business mogul and presidential wannabe Donald Trump is planning to release a new book about his plans to restore America "to greatness." The currently untitled tome is slated to hit shelves on 27 October (15).


27th March 2015

Quote: "I know them, I've never liked them very much. They stay at my hotels and I never liked them staying at my hotels." Tycoon Donald Trump is not a fan of One Direction.


14th March 2014

Fact: Tennis legend Martina Navratilova and retired American footballer Terrell Owens are in talks to join the new season of Donald Trump's hit U.S. reality show Celebrity Apprentice.


9th September 2013

Fact: Reality Tv and property mogul Donald Trump, actor Matthew Broderick and musician Questlove helped welcome new Tv co-host Jenny McCarthy to U.S. talk show The View on Monday (09Sep13) by appearing in a funny skit. The sketch featured fellow presenter Sherri Shepherd taking the blonde beauty around New York City to familiarise her with the Big Apple, where the programme is filmed, as they bumped into the famous faces.


2nd July 2013

Fact: Portraits of actor Ethan Hawke, funnyman Andy Dick and reality Tv mogul Donald Trump are among the pieces by artist William Quigley set to go on display in New York next week (12Jul13). The Pleasurists exhibition will be held at Quigley's studio in East Hampton.


6th November 2012

Tweet: "I was invited to be with Mitt Romney tonight - win, lose, or draw, I'll be there!" Tycoon Donald Trump will be spending the evening of 6 November (12) with Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney after America goes to the polls to decide the country's next leader.


14th September 2012

Tweet: "Oh no, another rapper doing a Trump song - 'Young Jeezy - Trump Lyrics.' Why aren't these guys paying me?" Property tycoon Donald Trump is not impressed with the hip-hop star's new track.


14th May 2012

Fact: Coming To America star Arsenio Hall and former American Idol finalist Clay Aiken will battle it out in the final of Donald Trump's The Celebrity Apprentice after singer Aubrey O'Day was eliminated on Sunday (13May12). The live finale, which will award a grand prize of $250,000 (£156,250) for the winner's chosen charity, will air in the U.S. this weekend (20May12).


3rd May 2012

Fact: The Donald Trump dynasty is set to welcome a new addition - the business mogul's son, Donald Trump, Jr., is expecting a fourth child with his wife Vanessa.


13th October 2011

Fact: Singer Clay Aiken and model Cheryl Tiegs have reportedly signed on to test their business skills on the new season of Donald Trump's U.S. reality TV show Celebrity Apprentice. Singer Debbie Gibson and reality TV star Victoria Gotti are also in talks to join the cast.


18th July 2011

Tweet: "Congratulations to Ivanka Trump @ivankatrump and Jared Kushner @jaredkushner on the birth of their daughter." Former Celebrity Apprentice winner Brett Michaels sends his best wishes to the new parents. Baby Arabella Rose, who was born on Sunday (17Jul11), is the couple's first child and granddaughter of Donald Trump.


18th July 2011

Fact: Donald Trump's new granddaughter is called Arabella Rose. Trump's daughter Ivanka gave birth to the baby girl in New York City on Sunday (17Jul11). Arabella is Ivanka's first child with husband Jared Kushner.


17th May 2011

Quote: "(He's) the bully of the world. You don't want to engage with somebody that's so grotesque." Funnyman Zach Galifianakis takes aim at property tycoon and reality TV star Donald Trump.


11th May 2011

Quote: "What I do is wash it with Head and Shoulders. I don’t dry it, though. I let it dry by itself. It takes about an hour... I mean, I get a lot of credit for combovers. But it’s not really a comb-over... Yes, I do use a comb... (But) I don’t comb it forward. It’s sort of a little bit forward and back... I actually don’t have a bad hairline." Business mogul Donald Trump explains his famous hairstyle.


9th May 2011

Quote: "I hope Trump runs. I think it will be great." Hollywood star Rob Lowe is backing property mogul-turned-reality TV star Donald Trump to run for U.S. president.


19th April 2011

Fact: Talk show host Rosie O'Donnell has put her differences with Donald Trump aside and moved into an apartment in the business mogul's building in Chicago, Illinois while she films her new TV show for Oprah Winfrey's Own network. O'Donnell famously incurred the tycoon's wrath in 2006 after personally attacking Trump's morals and personal finances when she was a co-host of magazine show The View. Trump fired back, calling O'Donnell a "real loser", adding she was "disgusting, both inside and out".


11th March 2011

Quote: "Donald's saying he wants to run for President. It wouldn't be the first time he pushed a black family out of their home." Snoop Dogg pokes fun at Donald Trump at his Comedy Central Roast on Wednesday night (09Mar11).


22nd January 2011

Quote: "I am very happy for Ivanka and Jared. They are wonderful young people!" Property mogul and reality TV star Donald Trump is overjoyed by his daughter IVANKA's pregnancy. The socialite announced she was expecting her first child with husband Jared Kushner on Friday (21Jan11).


27th September 2010

Quote: "He couldn't believe I asked him to do retakes... because he's used to telling directors what to do; it's not that easy for him to be told what to do." Oliver Stone had difficulty directing Donald Trump for new movie Wall Street: MONEY NEVER SLEEPS. The real-estate mogul's cameo was eventually cut from the theatrical release after Stone branded Trump's appearance "distracting" from the plot.


19th August 2010

Fact: Donald Trump's Miss Universe beauty pageant is set to be a star-studded affair. Actors Jane Seymour, CHYNNA PHILLIPS WILLIAM BALDWIN, Chazz Palminteri drummer SHIELA E., supermodel Niki Taylor, Olympic gold-medal figure skater Evan Lysacek, magician Criss Angel and U.S. news anchor TAMRON HALL have all signed on to judge the international beauty contest, which will air live from Las Vegas on Monday (23Aug10). Poison frontman BRET MICHAELS will co-host the event with U.S. TV correspondent NATALIE MORALES.


17th March 2010

Quote: "The toughest thing for me out of the whole Apprentice experience was sitting across from Ivanka Trump because she is smart, funny, witty, charming and beautiful. I kept thinking, 'Could we just have one last episode of (his dating show) ROCK OF LOVE in the boardroom?'" Poison singer BRET MICHAELS felt a strong attraction to Donald Trump's married 28-year-old daughter while shooting U.S. reality show CELEBRITY APPRENTICE with the real estate mogul.


4th March 2010

Fact: Donald Trump's businesswoman daughter IVANKA is to be the first spokesperson for Girl Up, a new United Nations campaign to aid underprivileged girls around the world.


9th February 2010

Quote: "This is so ridiculous. There was a report in the Palm Beach Daily News that Melania and I are having problems, and it is 100 per cent false, as I told them." Real estate tycoon Donald Trump shoots down Florida newspaper reports his third marriage is in trouble.


17th December 2009

Fact: Tycoon-turned-reality TV king Donald Trump is to front a new show on America's Golf Channel. The businessman will play a round with celebrities on Donald J. Trump's Fabulous World of Golf.


30th October 2009

Fact: Donald Trump and his daughter IVANKA picked the same wedding planner to create their perfect nuptials - PRESTON BAILEY.


13th August 2009

Fact: Outgoing MISS UNIVERSE DAYANA MENDOZA will celebrate the end of her reign in the beauty contest by posing topless for Maxim magazine. The men's publication will feature the Venezuelan vixen on the cover of their upcoming September (09) issue after Mendoza received permission to take part in the racy shoot from pageant boss Donald Trump. Beauty queens in the competition are typically banned from posing in the nude.


21st May 2009

Quote: "I'm not a fan of reality shows, but I am a fan of people who use their brains and skills and hard work to outsmart people, not to steal someone's man or get drunk on TV." Actress Sandra Bullock on her husband Jesse James' stint on Donald Trump's reality TV competition CELEBRITY APPRENTICE.


6th May 2009

Quote: "They're sending me the photos and we have to make a decision, but from what I'm hearing, they're not so bad... and her body does look good... I'm going to make a decision today or tomorrow." Miss USA boss Donald Trump on the furore over topless shots of Miss California Carrie Prejean, which could cost her her state crown.


6th May 2009

Fact: British comic Russell Brand has been voted the celebrity with the worst hair. The star has topped a poll of least-liked locks, fighting off competition from U.S. tycoon Donald Trump, who came in fifth.


5th May 2009

Fact: Country star Clint Black has failed to make it to the final of Donald Trump's CELEBRITY APPRENTICE show after he was kicked off the U.S. programme on Sunday night (03May09) by the businessman. Celebrity poker player Annie Duke and comedienne Joan Rivers will fight for The Celebrity Apprentice crown during the three-hour season finale on Sunday (10May09).


16th April 2009

Quote: "ROSIE's an animal, you know, who has failed at almost everything she's ever done." Donald Trump doesn't have any kind words for U.S. TV presenter ROSIE O'DONNELL.


16th April 2009

Quote: "BARBARA has been a friend of mine for a long time. We went to Howard Stern's wedding. She approached me and said very nice things, and I said very nice things to her. We're back. We've been friends for a long time." Donald Trump insists his long-running feud with U.S. TV personality Barbara Walters is finally over.


16th April 2009

Quote: "She has a beautiful boyfriend. He's a great guy, but they are not engaged." Entrepreneur Donald Trump insists his daughter IVANKA has no plans to marry boyfriend Jared Kushner.


8th January 2009

Fact: Former basketball star Dennis Rodman, TLC singer TIONNE 'T-BOZ' WATKINS and comedian Tom Green will be joining the likes of former Baywatch babe Brande Roderick, country singer Clint Black, socialite Khloe Kardashian and Joan Rivers and her daughter MELISSA in the latest series of Donald Trump's CELEBRITY APPRENTICE. The eighth season of the U.S. reality show will kick off on 1 March (09).


2nd December 2008

Quote: "This was inevitable. I told her, 'Why are you wasting your time with this guy?' It's something that never should have taken place. Hopefully, she's going to get on with her life. She got a good prenuptial agreement - at my insistence - so she's safe." Real-estate mogul Donald Trump is relieved his first wife Ivana Trump has filed for legal separation from her husband of seven-and-a-half months, ROSSANO RUBICONDI.


7th October 2008

Fact: Real-estate mogul Donald Trump has been commissioned as the latest spokesperson for American football team The New York Jets. The tycoon is featured in the team's new television ads wearing a high-collar white fur coat as he promotes an upcoming auction for deluxe stadium seats with a starting bid of $5,000 (GBP2,703).


7th August 2008

Fact: Christina Aguilera and Pete Wentz will help U.S. tycoon Donald Trump celebrate the launch of his new Trump International Hotel + Tower in Dubai. The Beautiful singer will perform for guests at a special party to unveil the venture in Los Angeles, while Fall Out Boy rocker Wentz will DJ at the aftershow party.


7th August 2008

Fact: Christina Aguilera and Pete Wentz will help U.S. tycoon Donald Trump celebrate the launch of his new Trump International Hotel + Tower in Dubai. The Beautiful singer will perform for guests at a special party to unveil the venture in Los Angeles, while Fall Out Boy rocker Wentz will DJ at the aftershow party.


24th May 2008

Quote: "I love Christian Bale; he's very handsome." Donald Trump's daughter IVANKA has a celebrity crush on Batman.


18th May 2008

Fact: Property mogul Donald Trump has put his Palm Beach, Florida mansion on the market for $100 million (GBP50 million) - he bought it in 2004 for $41.35 million (GBP20,675).


14th May 2008

Quote: "I'd love to see Alec Baldwin in politics. He'd be terrific. He'd do a very good job. He'd work hard and he's smart!" Business tycoon Donald Trump is in favour of actor Baldwin's political plans.


4th March 2008

Quote: "I think, as a female, that I'd be offended if he hadn't (flirted with me). Knowing his reputation, I don't know if my pride could handle it if Gene Simmons hadn't at least tried to flirt with me." Donald Trump's daughter IVANKA was expecting womanising Kiss rocker GENE SIMMONS to make a pass her on U.S. reality TV show THE APPRENTICE.


30th January 2008

Quote: "Gene tried to pick up my beautiful daughter Ivanka. Now Gene's a friend of mine and he's a great guy, (but) I don't want him with Ivanka." Mogul Donald Trump was less-than-impressed when Kiss rocker Gene Simmons made a pass at this daughter IVANKA on U.S. reality TV show The Apprentice recently.


20th December 2007

Fact: Property tycoon and reality TV star Donald Trump will reportedly be the first guest on David Letterman's U.S. talk show when it returns to the air after a long strike on 2 January (08).


7th December 2007

Quote: "One of the perceptions I had of GEORGE was he was this big, strong guy. He was actually very little when I met him." Property tycoon Donald Trump found George Clooney's stature a big disappointment.


20th October 2007

Quote: "I would be willing to buy that dog back and give it to the kid." Tycoon Donald Trump offers a financial solution to pal Ellen Degeneres' dog-war dilemma. The comedienne broke down on her chat show earlier this week (16Oct07) as she revealed a contractual blunder on her part had robbed a friend's family of its new pet.


12th September 2007

Quote: "I caught BRITNEY's performance on the VMAs (Video Music Awards). It was disgraceful. I think it was sad and I hope she can pull it together. Britney has to shape up and she's gotta shape up fast." Tycoon-turned-reality TV star Donald Trump has harsh words for Britney Spears after her critically panned MTV performance on Sunday night (09Sep07).


28th August 2007

Fact: Celebrities including Whoopi Goldberg, Donald Trump, DANNY DeVITO and Alec Baldwin will take over U.S. TV network TCM (Turner Classic Movies) in November (07) as guest programmers to introduce 29 films of their choice.


11th July 2007

Fact: Office supplier Staples Inc. has unveiled a new line of office chairs ‘‘inspired by the lifestyle’’ of business tycoon Donald Trump. It's not the first time the pair have teamed up - in 2005, Trump’s TV show, The Apprentice, challenged contestants to invent an office product to clean up their clutter in a promotion with Staples.


11th July 2007

Quote: "I like pink with frills and laces." Property tycoon Donald Trump's daughter IVANKA on her lingerie preferences.


18th June 2007

Fact: American property tycoon Donald Trump celebrated his 61st birthday with guests including Carmen Electra at his Trump Taj Mahal Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey on Saturday (16Jun07).


14th May 2007

Fact: Reality TV mogul Donald Trump is a grandfather - his son Donald Trump Jr. and wife Vanessa are celebrating following the birth of a baby girl called Kai Madison on Saturday (12May07).


25th April 2007

Quote: "I've been dieting for two weeks ever since Donald Trump said that he found me fat and unattractive. It has been my goal for many years to give a bald billionaire a b**wjob." ROSIE O'DONNELL has a laugh at foe Trump's expense while hosting the Matrix Women In Communication Awards in New York on Monday night (23Apr07).


25th April 2007

Quote: "I've been dieting for two weeks ever since Donald Trump said that he found me fat and unattractive. It has been my goal for many years to give a bald billionaire a b**wjob." ROSIE O'DONNELL has a laugh at foe Trump's expense while hosting the Matrix Women In Communication Awards in New York on Monday night (23Apr07).


2nd April 2007

Quote: It's the only time I've ever made money with beautiful women." Tycoon-turned-TV star Donald Trump on the Miss USA beauty pageant, which he owns.


2nd February 2007

Quote: "I think he's a terrific guy and the property I have in Los Angeles are mansions that are being built in Palos Verdes, so if they want one I hope he calls." Property tycoon-turned-reality TV star Donald Trump would like to make David Beckham and his family feel at home when they move to California this summer (07).


18th December 2006

Fact: BILL RANCIC, the first winner of Donald Trump's reality TV contest The Apprentice is to wed US TV presenter GIULIANA DePAND in Italy next year (07). DePandi was formerly engaged to actor JERRY O'CONNELL.


24th October 2006

Quote: "I'm known for having nice skin My skin is my strength I don't have acne and moles growing out of my forehead I look like Robert Redford " US property tycoon Donald Trump fancies himself as good-looking as the Hollywood movie icon


11th August 2006

Fact: Burt Reynolds is set to join the cast of hit sitcom MY NAME IS EARL. The movie veteran will play a Donald Trump-like tycoon called RICHARD CHUBBY in an upcoming episode.


22nd April 2006

Fact: Donald Trump's new baby, BARRON, has his own private floor in Trump's $100 million (GBP57 million) triplex penthouse located on posh Fifth Avenue in New York City. Barron's floor in Trump Tower comes complete with a nursery, kitchen, living room and quarters for a nanny.


4th April 2006

Fact: Kevin Federline's ex-love Shar Jackson will join Donald Trump's ex-wife Marla Maples and supermodel Angie Everhart on a new US reality show called EX-WIVES.


11th March 2006

Fact: Talk show host ELLEN DEGENERES served up a special pre-baby treat to tycoon Donald Trump when he appeared on her daily US show on Friday (10MAR06) - a gold stroller with it's own chandelier. Trump and his wife MELANIA are expecting their first childtogether later this year (06).


2nd February 2006

Fact: <p>Olivia Newton-John has reportedly found love with a mystery Malibu, California, millionaire as she recovers from the disappearance of her ex-lover Patrick McDermott. The Aussie singer and her new man were spotted getting cosy at Donald Trump's Florida resort Miralago at the weekend (28JAN06). </p>


7th December 2005

Quote: <p>"I don't think a man should be there anyway. I just think it's a woman thing." Property tycoon Donald Trump's pregnant wife MELANIA plans to kick her husband out of the delivery room when she gives birth next spring (06). </p>


30th November 2005

Fact: <p>US billionaire Donald Trump is moving his hit TV show The Apprentice from New York to San Francisco for its sixth series. </p>


21st October 2005

Fact: <p>Property tycoon Donald Trump is selling the 17-bedroom Palm Beach, Florida mansion he has never set foot in for a whopping $125 million (GBP69.4 million). </p>


10th October 2005

Fact: <p>Property tycoon Donald Trump will appear on US soap Days Of Our Lives on 24 October (05). </p>


9th September 2005

Fact: <p>Bill Rancic, the original winner of Donald Trump's US reality TV show The Apprentice, is to step down from his job with the tycoon to start his own business when his contract expires in 2006. </p>


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