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Cause of dying revealed for Diamond Hardaway of ‘Diamond and Silk’


Diamond Lynnette Hardaway, finest often known as one half of the duo Diamond and Silk, died on Jan. 8 of coronary heart illness on account of power hypertension. She was 51.

Hardaway, one in every of Trump’s most ardent supporters, was discovered on the kitchen ground by her sister Rochelle “Silk” Richardson after she collapsed crying out, “I can’t breathe.”

According to AP, no post-mortem was carried out on Hardaway, whose official reason behind dying prompted widespread hypothesis after her sister falsely attributed her death to a plot associated to anti-COVID-19 vaccination conspiracy theories through the memorial service final week.

The service noticed Trump not solely attend, however give a speech during which he sensationally claimed that he by no means actually knew Silk. 

Hardaway’s “unexpected” dying was labeled “really bad news for Republicans” by the previous president in an announcement earlier this month.


President Donald Trump with Lynette “Diamond” Hardaway (far left) and Rochelle “Silk” Richardson throughout a gathering with African American supporters within the Cabinet Room on the White House in Feb. 2020.
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Lynette “Diamond” Hardaway and Rochelle “Silk” Richardson
Diamond died on Jan. 8 of coronary heart illness on account of power hypertension. She was 51.
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“Really bad news for Republicans and frankly, all Americans,” Trump wrote on Truth Social. “Our beautiful Diamond, of Diamond and Silk, has just passed away at her home in the State she loves so much, North Carolina.”

Referring to Hardaway as “Magnificent Diamond,” the ex-POTUS stated her sister Silk was “with her all the way, and at her passing.”

“There was no better TEAM anywhere, or at any time! Diamond’s death was totally unexpected, probably her big and precious HEART just plain gave out. Rest In Peace our Magnificent Diamond, you will be greatly missed,” Trump concluded.


President Donald Trump with Lynette “Diamond” Hardaway and Rochelle “Silk” Richardson
Hardaway, alongside along with her sister Rochelle “Silk” Richardson, was one in every of Trump’s most ardent supporters.
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Lynette “Diamond” Hardaway and Rochelle “Silk” Richardson
Health considerations about Hardaway had been expressed in November on the duo’s official Twitter account.
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Diamond and Silk put their names on the map throughout Trump’s 2016 presidential marketing campaign after they made the unlikely leap from being diehard Democrats to Republicans after Trump’s White House bid was introduced in 2015.

The sisters turned stars in their very own proper which later noticed them land frequent Fox News visitor spots all through Trump’s tenure as commander-in-chief.

The former president has been pictured with the pro-Trump duo quite a few instances, together with within the White House’s Oval Office. 


President Donald Trump with Lynette “Diamond” Hardaway and Rochelle “Silk” Richardson
The Trump-loving duo have been pictured with the previous president quite a few instances.
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President Donald Trump with Lynette “Diamond” Hardaway and Rochelle “Silk” Richardson
Trump stated Diamond’s dying was “Really bad news for Republicans and frankly, all Americans.”
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Hardaway’s well being sparked concern again in November after the duo’s official Twitter account requested followers to maintain her of their prayers.

“Anyone who believes in the power of prayer please pray for Diamond,” the tweet read, although a purpose for the request was not given.

In 2018, the pair claimed Facebook flagged their Trump-loving movies as “unsafe.” They obtained an apology from the social media web site a number of months later.

They had been later fired from their Fox News roles for selling conspiracy theories about COVID-19.

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