MAGA Duo ‘Diamond & Silk’ diamonds

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Half of the ardent pro-Trump commentary duo “Diamonds and Silks” died Monday.

Former President Donald Trump posted a message on his Truth Social site Monday night, writing that Lynette Hardaway, known to both fans and detractors as “Diamond,” “died at home” on Monday. rice field.

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The duo’s official Twitter account confirmed Hardaway’s death shortly thereafter, writing that the world “has lost a true angel and warrior patriot.” but she would have been about 51 years old.

In a post on Truth Social, Trump hailed Hardaway as “our majestic diamond.”

“Diamond’s death was totally unexpected. Perhaps her big, precious heart simply fainted,” Trump wrote.

MyPillow founder Mike Lindell, who hosted the video series, told The Daily Beast that Trump’s post was the first he’d heard about Hardaway’s death.

In November, the duo’s Twitter account asked followers to pray for Hardaway but did not identify her illness. dismissed unsourced online reports of people being hospitalized with coronavirus as “fake news.” Hardaway filmed her final episode on December 15th.

As “diamonds and silk,” Hardaway and Richardson rose to right-wing fame as outspoken African-American supporters of Trump in the 2016 presidential election.

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