When Donald Trump Jr. and Kimberly Guilfoyle first met, Barack Obama was nonetheless an Illinois senator, Don Jr.’s dad was a actuality star, and the iPhone had simply been invented. Suffice it to say, it has been a gradual burn for the MAGA it-couple. Trump and Guilfoyle operated in related New York Metropolis circles in 2007, and their youngsters even attended the identical personal faculty. On the time, Trump was fortunately married to Vanessa. Guilfoyle, in the meantime, had just lately tied the knot with businessman Eric Villency after divorcing California Democrat (and present governor) Gavin Newsom. Suffice it to say, romance wasn’t but within the air for the couple.
In 2007, Kimberly Guilfoyle was a Fox Information host and outspoken conservative — she had beforehand labored as an legal professional in California however moved to New York after her first marriage got here to an finish (she divorced her second husband in 2009). In 2018, the TV persona was ousted from Fox after sexual harassment costs got here to mild on the top of the #MeToo Motion. Based on one former worker, Guilfoyle engaged in a sequence of inappropriate office behaviors, requesting massages and displaying off specific photos of her sexual companions, per The New Yorker. These allegations did not have an effect on the host’s budding relationship with Don Jr., nonetheless. That very same yr, Guilfoyle and Trump went public with their romance.