Marla Maples broke quarantine and flew from New York City to visit her daughter Tiffany Trump after graduating from Georgetown Law School.
The 56-year-old actress took to Instagram on Sunday to share a photo of herself wearing a protective face mask on her flight. The airline seemed to take social distance measures, while other flyers were behind Marla, but not next to her.
In her caption, Marla revealed that she puts her trust in God and will fly again because she chooses not to live in fear amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Back to Travel: Marla Maples broke quarantine and flew out of New York City to visit her daughter Tiffany Trump, believed to be in Washington, D.C.
Faith: In her caption, she wrote choosing “love” over “fear” and quoted the Bible verse Romans 8:31, “If God is for us, who can be against us?”
“I choose love … I do not choose fear … I will walk (and fly) in confidence, faith, peace and knowing. If God is for us, who can be against us … no one, ”she wrote. “Thankful to be with family on this beautiful day.”
She finished her post with the hashtags #InLoveWeTrust and #flyingagain.
Marla is uniquely spiritual and practices different religions. She goes to church on Sunday, but still keeps the Shabbat, studies Kabbalah and eats a kosher diet.
She quoted the Bible verse Romans 8:31 when she wrote, “If God is for us, who can be against us?”
Divorced: Marla was quarantined in New York City during the pandemic, while Tiffany completed her last semester of law studies at Georgetown University online
Support: Socialite Kathy Hilton, soap star Tracey Bregman and James Van Der Beek’s wife, Kimberly, were among those who left positive comments on Marla’s post
Her post received positive responses from socialite Kathy Hilton, soap star Tracey Bregman, and James Van Der Beek’s wife, Kimberly, among others, but others found her decision to travel unnecessarily and irresponsibly during the global crisis.
Nearly 100,000 Americans have died from the new disease, and there have been more than 1.6 million confirmed cases across the country.
“No one is allowed to travel unless absolutely necessary, and you are this,” one person wrote. “You were in NYC during this pandemic. Everyone wants to travel, but we are not, because it is not really safe yet. I also believe in God. Explain 100,000 dead. ‘
“God has nothing to do with science,” noted another, while another said, “No God will protect you or anyone else on a flight. You had the choice to refuse to fly during a pandemic … you chose to fly. ‘
Statistics: Nearly 100,000 Americans died of the coronavirus on Monday, and there are more than 1.6 million confirmed cases across the country
“It’s NOT SAFE”: Critics who found her decision to travel unnecessary beat her for being irresponsible
Marla also flew from New York City, which has become the epicenter of the pandemic. The state has had more than 362,000 confirmed cases and more than 23,490 deaths on Monday.
Landed: Marla later shared a photo of herself in a car with Tiffany’s rescue cat Petals
Donald Trump’s second ex-wife never mentioned who she was visiting or where she was going, but she later shared an Instagram Stories snapshot of herself in a car with her daughter’s rescue cat Petals.
“One of my favorite traveling partners,” she captioned the image, tagging both Tiffany and her daughter’s friend, Michael Boulos.
Marla is believed to be with her only child in Washington, D.C., but they may have met elsewhere during the holiday weekend.
26-year-old Tiffany celebrated her graduation from Georgetown Law School with a virtual start ceremony on Saturday, May 16.
Her mom shared an emotional video congratulating her, opening up on how hard it is not to celebrate her achievements the way she deserves.
Proud mom: When Tiffany studied law earlier this month with a virtual start ceremony, Marla congratulated her on an emotional video
“With all my heart I am so proud of my daughter. She graduated from Georgetown Law School last weekend and is a lawyer, “she said in the clip. “But like so many of you, parents and children, we couldn’t celebrate together and you couldn’t put on the cap and dress. We couldn’t see that you received that diploma. We haven’t been able to celebrate you the way you deserve. ‘
Marla went on to tell a special message to Tiffany: “Your commitment to learning, your commitment to growth, your commitment to being the smartest person you can be, your commitment to doing this because you really want to have an impact on humanity means so much, and I’m so thankful. ‘
The mother admitted she was concerned about her daughter’s study habits and remembered how Tiffany once told her that she had beaten the books for three days straight.
“I’m so glad you got out of here because I was so worried about you sometimes,” said Marla. “But I understand. This was so important to you, and God bless you. You did it, sweetheart. ‘
Looking back: Marla also shared a legacy photo of a nearly three-year-old Tiffany on her first day of school in West Palm Beach commemorating her last
Next steps: Tiffany, pictured earlier this year, has given little insight into her plans after graduating from law – however, she must pass the bar exam before becoming an official lawyer
The proud mom also shared a legacy photo of a nearly three-year-old Tiffany on her first day of school in West Palm Beach to commemorate her last.
Tiffany’s father, President Trump, and boyfriend Michael also congratulated her on social media.
“Congratulations to my daughter, Tiffany, for graduating from Georgetown Law,” wrote 73-year-old Trump, adding, “Great student, great school. What I need is a family lawyer. Proud of your Tiff! ‘
Meanwhile, Michael, 22, gushed over all of Tiffany’s hard work to get to this point.
“Congratulations Tiffy!” He wrote. “You’ve come a long way to get to this point and after all the hard work and sleepless nights, you deserve it more than it’s just the beginning, love your baby and congratulations again!”
Proud father: President Donald Trump tweeted his congratulations to daughter Tiffany last week after graduating from Georgetown Law School
Tribute: 73-year-old called Tiffany a ‘great student’ in his tweet, joking that having a lawyer in the family is ‘just what he needs’
Now that she has graduated, Tiffany has one important step left before becoming a lawyer: she will have to take the bar exam.
Normally, this is held in July, but many states postpone the exam until the fall due to the pandemic.
After Tiffany passes the test, it’s a mystery to her future plans as she certainly has countless options at her disposal – and is known for her narrow-mindedness about her life.
It is not even known where the first daughter will choose to settle. Although she could stay with her father and older sister Ivanka in the D.C. area, she can also move to New York to be with her mother.
Or maybe she doesn’t live near family at all. Her boyfriend lives in London and Tiffany might decide to live across the pond, or at least close by.