Ex-President Donald Trump Incongruously claimed, he “didn’t know” Silk is one half of the popular conservative couple Diamond & Silk, during a speech at her late sister Diamond’s memorial service on Saturday.

Lynette “Diamond” Hardaway is a popularly supported Trump She died with her sibling earlier in the month, at 51. “totally” Unexpected occurrences

Trump made an appearance at the North Carolina service where — in addition to reflections on Diamond — he railed about inflation and gas prices As he listed his political grievances.

The ex-president who visited with the duo in the White House And looped them into rallies In the past it was called Diamond as one of the world’s “brightest stars” Before making an unusual comment 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 He later talked about the crowd that attended the memorial service, before taking to the stage and discussing how the event was planned.

“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.”

Trump He also spoke out about the service’s length, which was three hours and more. “little longer than 15 minutes.”

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