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Those closest to Vanessa Trump have shown nothing but support since her decision to call it quits with Donald Trump Jr., a source close to the former model tells Us Weekly exclusively.
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“Everyone around Vanessa feels bad for her, but no one is really surprised by the split,” the insider says. “It takes a lot to walk away from your marriage to the president’s son, and her family and friends are proud of her.”
Vanessa Trump attends ‘An Evening of Wishes,’ Make-A-Wish Metro New York’s 30th Anniversary Gala at Cipriani, Wall Street in New York City on June 13, 2013. Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Make-A-Wish Metro New York
Vanessa filed for an uncontested divorce in Manhattan Supreme Court on Thursday, March 15. “After 12 years of marriage, we have decided to go our separate ways,” the estranged couple said in a statement to Us. “We will always have tremendous respect for each other and our families. We have five beautiful children together and they remain our top priority. We ask for your privacy during this time.”
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Vanessa and Donald Jr., both 40, had been privately dealing with marital issues since his father, President Donald Trump, ran for office about two years ago.