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The most ridiculous things Ivanka Trump has said ever come from her own books as well as her social media accounts and interviews. These are things you just can't make up. Of all the quotes she has said that makes you stop and go... wait what? These are the top ten most ridiculous.
From telling her eight-month-old "Happy Birthday" to admitting that the majority of the photos of her children are taken by nannies, these quotes would make anyone scratch their head at, let alone be able to understand why they were published for the public to see.
"I cannot believe that Theodore is 8 months old today! Happy birthday little teddy bear!"
One of the most viral moments in Twitter history of 2017 was discovering one of Ivanka's old tweets feating her son, Theodore. We're not sure why it took so long for someone to reveal the stupidity of the remark (that can still be seen on Twitter because she has yet to remove the embarrassing tweet) but we're certainly glad someone in the internet world made this discovery.
As one of the most ridiculous things Ivanka Trump has said ever, we certainly don't have to explain why telling an eight-month-old baby "Happy Birthday" is a bit eye-roll worthy.
"Everybody is given everything they need, all the time. We know that because it’s in every scripture."
When speaking about global views in her book, The Trump Card: Playing to Win in Work and Life, this quote is one of the most cringe-worthy and insensitive ones on the list. It seems as if she might not have proofread this chapter, or the entirety of the book, because this certainly comes off wrong.
Or, maybe she meant exactly that. Everyone in the world will get what they will need, because it says so in the bible. Right. We're not sure that's what Jesus meant.
Plus, is that really all the proof you have behind that statement? As one of the most ridiculous things Ivanka Trump has said ever, this, unfortunately, isn't as lighthearted as the birthday mixup.
What's sexy to Ivanka: "When somebody I'm dating is at the office until 10:00 at night."
Being attracted to hard-working people is a very common thing, especially among other hard-working people. There's nothing wrong with appreciating someone who is dedicated and strong-willed.
However, when Ivanka said, "When somebody I'm dating is at the office until 10:00 at night," is one of her turn-ons in a 2007 interview with Harpers Bazaar, this changes things. We're not sure that that's something that people should look for in a relationship, as things might go a little south.
Plus, it might be a sign that he's cheating on you as well.
"Some of my best photos of the kids were taken by my nanny during the day (I’m sure in ten years I’ll convince myself I took them!)."
Maybe one of the top contenders of the most cringe-worthy quotes of the list, and this is just number four, is this quote she wrote in her book called Women Who Work. As one of the most ridiculous things Ivanka Trump has said ever, talking about the amount of time that your nanny spends with your child in comparison to your own one on one time as a mother is not something that most would joke around about or even speak lightly of.
As something to never be proud of, neglecting your children is far from the topics that should be written in a book, if you're hoping to gain any type of respect from your readers.
"Perception is more important than reality. If someone perceives something to be true, it is more important than if it is in fact true. This doesn’t mean you should be duplicitous or deceitful, but don’t go out of your way to correct a false assumption if it plays to your advantage."
Wouldn't that be... dare I say it... fake news? As one of the most mind-numbing quotes by a politician maybe ever, Ivanka's take on truths almost seems like a joke, especially compared to her father's extremity when it comes to fake news.
Anyway, I don't think I have to tell you why this is a bit ridiculous of a sentence, and that telling her fans to lie as career advice is not something that most would suggest doing. However, it can be found in The Trump Card: Playing to Win in Work and Life.
"Success isn’t something that happens to you; you happen to it."
I almost get where she was going with this one, but it still stands as one of the most ridiculous things Ivanka Trump has said ever because she is certainly not one who has a way with words, as much of these examples have proven.
So basically, in The Trump Card: Playing to Win in Work and Life, she's telling her readers that they are the best thing to happen to success, which makes absolutely no sense and will only confuse her readers, even if she was trying to lead them to success with motivation.
"Cuddling my little nephew Luke... the best part of an otherwise incredible day!"
I truly don't know where to begin with this one, because there's really not much to say about the blatant grammar mistake that was made here. This statement ultimately made her look like a terrible aunt as well as a terrible proofreader.
"Otherwise" should certainly be an easily understood word, but it seems not to be with this still easily accessible tweet. However, she does look awfully uncomfortable holding the child in the photo, so maybe she meant exactly what she said. The thousands of replies correcting her could, in fact, be wrong.
“Sexual harassment is never acceptable, and we must stand against it. At the same time… learn to figure out when a hoot or holler is indeed a form of harassment and when it’s merely a good-natured tease that you can give back in kind.”
Personally, I would have just left this sentence off at "we must stand against it." That would be a perfectly powerful statement and one worth noting.
However, as one of the most ridiculous things Ivanka Trump has said ever, this isn't the best thing to be said in any political climate. This was written in The Trump Card: Playing to Win in Work and Life and was really a missed opportunity to empower women.
Giving Emma Watson credit for a quote she did not coin, "Emma Watson in her 2014 HeForShe UN Speech: 'If not me, who? If not now, when?'"
A simple, yet cringe-worthy quote that can be found on Donald Trump's daughter's Instagram is this caption "Emma Watson in her 2014 HeForShe UN Speech."
Though it might seem harmless, the picture showed a graphic of the phrase "If not me, who? If not now, when?" and gave the credit to Emma Watson, who, in fact, did not coin the phrase. Though intentionally inspirational, the message flopped without credibility, and took some away from Ivanka herself.
Plus, most of the comments on the still available post are filled with frustration for the needed correction, as it is derived from a Jewish proverb from Ethics of the Fathers in the Talmud.
When asked what she spent her first paycheck on, "A timeless piece of jewelry, like pearls or stud earrings, has lasting value. I bought a vintage ring for $600 with my first paycheck; I plan to pass it down to my daughter."
Last, but certainly not least, on our list of the most ridiculous things Ivanka Trump has said ever is this gem of a quote that comes from an interview Ivanka had with Redbook in 2012. She was asked about how she spent her first paycheck, and the answer is frustrating, but not shocking, honestly.
Spending the entirety of a paycheck on anything, let alone a vintage ring, and let alone your first ever paycheck, is something that people who have no clue how to finance or hold any type of responsibility would do. However, here we are.