“He Did WHAT?!”: 18 Facts About Donald Trump That’ll Make Your Head Spin!

Thought you knew Donald Trump? Think again. He’s been a businessman, a TV star, and the President of the United States. But oh boy, there’s so much more. From military dodging to party hopping, from Hollywood stars to billion-dollar lawsuits, we’ve got some facts about The Donald that will seriously tickle your brain. Get ready because here we go!  

The Young Donald Trump, the Troublemaker Extraordinaire

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  So, when Donald Trump was just a kiddo, he was a handful. Yup, that’s right. His antics were so out of control that his parents said, “Enough is enough!” and sent him to military school. They were hoping all that discipline would teach him some manners. Imagine little Donald in a military uniform! Crazy, right?  

Walk of Fame, Trump’s Got His Name

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  Okay, guys, listen to this. Donald Trump, who wasn’t an actor or a singer, managed to get himself a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He got it for his work on “The Apprentice.” So now, not only does he have fancy buildings with his name on them, but he’s also got a piece of Hollywood sidewalk. And he’s only the second president to have that honor!  

Melania Trump, the First Lady of Haircuts

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  Ever wonder how Donald Trump’s hair stays so… um, unique? Well, Melania Trump is his personal hairstylist! Seriously, she cuts his hair herself. Think about it—while some presidents discuss policies with their wives, Donald just says to Melania, “A little off the top, please!”  

Don’t Shake Hands with Donald; he’s Not a Fan of Germs!

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  Oh boy, Donald Trump really, really doesn’t like germs. He’s a germaphobe! That means you probably won’t see him touching doorknobs or shaking hands without some good ol’ hand sanitizer nearby. Although, his response to the coronavirus pandemic seems to suggest the opposite. It’s amazing he ran for a job where you have to shake a gazillion hands!   

Citizen Kane, More than Just Popcorn Flick

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  Donald Trump loves the movie “Citizen Kane,” a cinema classic directed by Orson Welles. Not just any movie can catch the attention of someone as busy as Trump. The film itself is about a wealthy man named Charles Foster Kane who has it all but isn’t satisfied. Interesting parallel, huh? Makes you wonder if Donald relates to Kane’s endless pursuit of, well, more.   

A Tale of Two Pandemics

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  Long before Donald Trump had to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic as President, his family faced another global health crisis—the Spanish Flu of 1918. His grandfather, Friedrich Trump, succumbed to the illness. This family history gives a whole new layer to how Donald might see pandemics, doesn’t it? It’s not just policy; it’s personal.  

Melania Trump, the Global Touch in the White House

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  Melania Trump was born in Slovenia, and she brings an international flair to the role of First Lady. But did you know she’s fluent in multiple languages, including Slovenian, English, French, Serbian, and German? If the White House ever had a United Nations meeting, Melania could basically serve as the translator. How’s that for a modern First Lady?  

The Man of Many Parties

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  You’d need a scorecard to keep up with all the times Donald Trump has switched political affiliations. He’s been a Republican, a Democrat, and even dabbled in the Reform Party. It’s like he’s a political free agent, always keeping us guessing about his next move. Just when you think you’ve got him pegged, he flips the script!  

Lawsuits Galore, Trump’s Never Bored

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  Donald Trump has been sued more than any other president in U.S. history. Most of these lawsuits are related to his various business ventures. His path is peppered with legal disputes, from Trump University to real estate deals. And the legal teams? He probably knows more lawyers than most people know cousins!  

The Politician in the Making

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  Believe it or not, Donald Trump teased the idea of running for office in the 1980s and 1990s. He even considered running for President in 2000 as a Reform Party candidate. He held off for years before finally taking the plunge in 2016. It’s like he was testing the waters, checking the temperature, and then—splash!—in he went.  

The Lawsuit to End All Lawsuits

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  Someone actually sued Donald Trump for a mind-blowing 5 billion dollars! The lawsuit had to do with his role in promoting Trump University, which some people felt was misleading. To give you an idea, you could buy more than 160,000 Ferraris with that money! The mind boggles at the thought.  

Owning “You’re Fired”

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  Remember “The Apprentice”? Trump’s famous line was “You’re Fired!” He liked it so much he tried to trademark it. That means every time someone wanted to use that line in media, they’d have to pay up. Luckily for us, the trademark didn’t go through, as it’s too much of a common phrase for him to trademark. Close call, right?  

The Military Dodger

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  Donald Trump had multiple deferments that kept him from serving in the Vietnam War. Some were educational deferments, and then there was a medical deferment for bone spurs. While many his age were drafted, Trump sidestepped military service, sparking loads of debates and opinions about it.  

The Uncle with a Badge

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  John Trump, Donald’s uncle, was not just any regular family member; he was an electrical engineer inventor, and yes, he did work with the FBI. Specifically, he helped in radar research during World War II, which was a pretty impressive job back then. The Trump family has intrigue even in its branches!  

The Nicholson Admirer

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  Jack Nicholson is an actor almost everyone loves, and Donald Trump is no exception. In fact, he’s the ex-President’s favorite actor of all time! Imagine Trump, feet up, watching “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” or “The Shining.” That’s one pretty fun movie night at Trump Tower for you!  

From Ketchup to Real Estate

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  Trump’s ancestors on his father’s side are connected to the Heinz family. Yes, the ketchup billionaires! It’s a distant connection, but still, it’s like having business acumen right in your DNA. It’s clear that the Trump family was destined to make it big – the recipe for success was in their genes.  

A Trump Board Game? You Bet!

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  As if being a real estate tycoon and President weren’t enough, Donald Trump has his own board game called “Trump: The Game.” Released in the 1980s, it involves buying and selling properties. Basically, Monopoly, but make it Trump. However, unlike Monopoly, the game flopped and was swiftly withdrawn from the market.  

A Family’s Hidden Sorrow

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  Donald Trump’s older brother, Fred Trump Jr., died from complications related to alcoholism at the young age of 43. It’s a topic Donald doesn’t often discuss, but he has mentioned it shaped his views on substance abuse and also his view of his brother. A sobering chapter in a life often marked by flash and sizzle.  

Lost in Southern Translation: 18 Baffling Phrases from the South That’ll Leave Y’all Reaching for a Dictionary

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  The Southern United States has a rich linguistic tradition that can often be a puzzle to those unfamiliar with the region’s unique vernacular. It’s not just the charming accent, but also the colorful phrases and expressions that add a dash of spice to the language. Let’s decode 18 such Southern phrases.

Lost in Southern Translation: 18 Baffling Phrases from the South That’ll Leave Y’all Reaching for a Dictionary


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