Vanessa Trump, estranged wife of Donald Trump, Jr., dated a member of the Latin Kings street gang in high school, the Post reported a few months ago.
Trump, a former model dated Valentin Rivera, a member of the Latin Kings gang, after meeting him in fifth grade class then reuniting when they were both 15.
While she was still Vanessa Haydon, Trump was reportedly a regular at Rikers Island after Rivera was convicted for assault before her mother forbid her from visiting, he said.
Raised on New York’s Upper East Side, Trump, whom Rivera called his “first love”, apparently fit in with Rivera’s fellow gang members, as Rivera said, “she was intrigued. We were kids. She liked the street life at the time.”
Rivera said Trump, who attended the now $46,750 per year Dwight School, would drive him to his gang meetings on the Lower East Side and to drop off weed in her stepfather’s convertible. Her stepfather was a high-powered lawyer.
The two dated for close to five years, Rivera said, until Trump, who back then was a model, cheated on him with Leonardo DiCaprio. Rivera said he found out when a local gossip paper reported the two were spotted together in 1998.
Though he doesn’t support President Donald Trump, Rivera said he is “happy for her that she has five beautiful children and she’s doing well.”
Trump filed for divorce from Donald Jr. in March, after his alleged affair with singer Aubrey O’Day became public shortly thereafter.