Thursday, March 09, 2017

Donald Trump sexism tracker: Every offensive comment in one place

Claire Cohen
20 JANUARY 2017 • 4:32PM

Fat. Pig. Dog. Slob. Disgusting animal.

These are just some of the names that Donald Trump has called women over the years.

The newly elected President of the United States has been widely called out for his objectification of women - he has a tendency to criticise them for their looks - and sexist remarks.

From saying no one would vote for his former rival Carly Fiorina because of her face to suggesting that women should be "punished" for having abortions and "joking" that he'd date his daughter... you really couldn't make this stuff up.

There are also increasing number of sexual assault claims being made by women, dating as far back as the 1980s - all of which Trump has strongly denied.

Claire Cohen: My grim year tracking Donald Trump's sexism

If you just can't get enough of Trump-grade sexism, you're in luck. I've rounded up some of "The Donald's" most sexist remarks and will be updating it as every new entry emerges. Brace yourself.

1980s: The 'fat picture'

Louise Sunshine, who worked for Trump from 1973-1985, told the Washington Post that the billionaire kept a 'fat picture' of her in his desk drawer, that he would take out when she did something he didn’t like.

She said it was “a reminder that I wasn’t perfect" and added that she still remembers it today: “When I gain weight, I think of that picture.”

Trump called Sunshine’s story “totally false and ridiculous.”

1990: When he belittled his wife

In an interview with Vanity Fair, while he was still married to Ivana, Trump said:

“I would never buy Ivana any decent jewels or pictures. Why give her negotiable assets?”

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