Vanessa Trump decided to end their 13-year-old-long marriage with Donald Trump Jr, on Thursday she filed for divorce. The couple also released a traditional joint statement in this regards.
Vanessa Trump filed for divorce, the 40-year-old mother-of-five is not expecting a legal battle over custody of the couple’s offspring or their assets, the New York Post reported. The news about the separate life and further divorce became a real surprise. Vanessa and Donald have already confirmed the news in their joint official statement.
“After 12 years of marriage, we have decided to go our separate ways,”
the statement said.
Since the moment of taking the office by their father, Donald Jr and his 34-year-old brother Eric have been co-running Trump Organisation.
Donald Trump Jr, Vanessa Trump’s joint statement
Trump Jr’s political involvement has brought him under scrutiny from the special prosecutor Robert Mueller for his role in potential collusion between Russia and his father’s presidential campaign. Donald Jr, the oldest son of the US president, and Mrs Trump, both 40, have been married since 2005 and the pair has five children together.
“We will always have tremendous respect for each other and our families. We have five beautiful children together and they remain our top priority. We ask for your privacy during this time,”
Vanessa and Donald Jr said in the statement.
In a joint statement, the couple said they had decided to go their separate ways., adding they “will always have tremendous respect for each other” and their families.
Trump Jr and Vanessa Trump married in November 2005 at Mar-a-Lago, Trump Sr’s membership club in Palm Beach, Florida. The luxury wedding and almost 13 years of family life were happy, but not enough if Vanessa decided to divorce the father of her five kids.
Donald Trump’s sister, Maryanne Trump Barry – then a judge in the United States court of appeals for the third circuit – officiated Donald and Vanessa marriage.