Donald Trump as we speak introduced the dying of Lynette “Diamond” Hardaway, an entertainer standard with pro-Trump conservatives. Half of the “Diamond and Silk” duo with Rochelle Richardson, Hardaway was 51 years previous. She was hospitalized in november, based on information studies which, with out figuring out a supply, claimed Hardaway was affected by Covid. No affirmation of the character of that sickness or her reason for dying was introduced early Tuesday.
Hardaway and Richardson additionally grew to become media contributors when Fox employed them in late 2018 to make movies for its subscription streaming service Fox Nation. They had been criticized for utilizing the platform to advertise conspiracy theories on the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic — together with that the U.S. dying toll was being inflated to make Trump look unhealthy — and the community terminated their contract in April 2020. Later that yr they got a weekend present on the conservative Newsmax TV community. The duo alleged that race was a part of their dismissal from Fox, as they wrote of their 2020 memoir Rebellion: Who the Hell Stated You Cannot Ditch and Change? — The Awakening of Diamond and Silk. And so they retained the help of the president, who defended them in a collection of tweets.
There may be after all a fundraiser, which was introduced with Hardaway’s dying.