Ivanka, 42, is gearing up to take the stand on Wednesday as the state’s final witness. The mother of three and former president attempted to keep her out of the courtroom.
A source told Page Six, “What you aren’t hearing in court is how upset and agitated [Donald Trump] is that his children have been dragged into court. He feels it’s another move to upset him.”
The source elaborated, “This is causing problems with Ivanka who has worked hard to stay under the radar for last two-ish years, and is bracing herself for the press and paparazzi who will pounce on her at court.”
Page Six also noted that Ivanka and her husband, Jared Kusher, have stepped back from the pubic eye after being White House advisors and have instead focused on their family in Miami instead.
Page Six also noted a source mentioned Donald, “Sympathizes with [Ivanka’s] feelings because of how it affects her life in Miami… Ivanka wants zero [public] attention, and now she’s being thrust back into the spotlight and Trump is upset that this is happening to her.”
Trump’s sons Don. Jr and Eric have already taken the stand for the case and Trump himself testified on Monday.
“He knows Don Jr. and Eric can handle the heat and fight back,” said the insider of Trump, adding that since his eldest daughter has stepped away from politics, “Ivanka is more vulnerable.”
One source says that Ivanka is strong though.
“She’s tough … this isn’t her first rodeo with this stuff. She’s lived a more private life, and this is more of an annoying thing. She’ll do what she needs to do and go back to Miami.”
Ivanka has been seen with a lot of celebrities as of late. Some claim the star is trying to refocus her image at the moment by hanging with the likes of Kim Kardashian and more.
Ivanka attended Kim’s 43rd birthday party in Los Angeles last month and was even seen with guests including Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sánchez.
Ivanka was named as a defendant in New York Attorney Leticia James’ $250 million lawsuit against her dad and the Trump Organization, but she was dismissed as a defendant by a state appeals court back in June.
Ivanka’s lawyers argued that she should not be forced to testify after the appeals ruling, claiming that prosecutors unfairly want Ivanka to be a witness to have a ‘circus day’ in court.
Donald Trump has been accused of lying on his financial worth to enrich himself and his business affairs.