Former President Donald Trump recently talked about Silk, one half of the popular conservative duo Diamond & Silk, during a speech at her late sister Diamond’s memorial service on Saturday. Lynette “Diamond” Hardaway, who popularly backed Trump along with her sister, died earlier this month at the age of 51 in what the former president described as a “totally” unexpected occurrence. Trump made an appearance at the North Carolina service and he received an offer to get kissed by none other than Diamond’s father who said:
“I thank God this afternoon, especially for our president of these United States being in our midst. Donald Trump, I would kiss you, but I’ve never kissed a man.”
Next up at Trump’s memorial service for Diamond is her father, who opened with this: “I thank God this afternoon, especially for our president of these United States being in our midst. Donald Trump, I would kiss you, but I’ve never kissed a man.” pic.twitter.com/ZmaduwhS39
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Meanwhile, the former president, who visited with the duo in the White House and looped them into rallies in the past, referred to Diamond as one of the world’s “brightest stars” before making an odd remark about her sister.
“I’m serious, I thought I knew them both. I didn’t. I knew Diamond but I didn’t know Silk at all. I just learned about Silk. You’re fantastic,” Trump said.
Trump later spoke about the crowd at the memorial service before he used his time on stage to dive into how planning went for the event.
“The chapel wouldn’t have held the kind of people, the number of people that we have,” Trump said.
“And we’re doing it right and that’s the way it should be and I did notice a big line of very, very nice vehicles outside. That’s got to be handled properly, right? So we’re going to handle it properly. Go out in style. She knew that. Go out in style.”