Maybe it was that time he said he would date Ivanka if she wasn’t, you know… his daughter.
Only adding to those heebie-jeebies was Trump’s declaration a few weeks ago that his daughter still calls him ‘daddy’.
After wanting to go on a trip with the President to North Dakota, Ivanka begged her father by saying ‘daddy’, according to Trump.
“She said, ‘Dad, can I come with you,’ Trump told a rally of people in September. “Actually she said ‘Daddy, can I go with you?’ I like that,” he said. “I said, ‘Yes, you can.'”
I wasn’t the only one who found this ‘daddy’ business a bit creepy, with both co-hosts of our podcast for imperfect parents, This Glorious Mess, Andrew and Holly, feeling something was a bit off.
Listen: Andrew Daddo and Holly Wainwright discuss when ‘mummy’ and ‘daddy’ just needs to stop. (Post continues after audio.)
“They shouldn’t say ‘mummy’ or ‘daddy’ from puberty, 12 or 13,” Andrew said.
“It’s kind of cute [when they’re younger]. I remember walking to school with Felix when he was in grade five or six, he held my hand, and I knew it was the last time.