Donald Trump Dishes on 'Uncle Barron'

03/04/2009 at 10:00 AM ET
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During a recent appearance on Live with Regis and Kelly, Donald Trump, 62, was reminded by host Kelly Ripa that his newest grandchild — 2-week-old Donald John Trump III — will have a lot to live up to, given his birth name. “Well, he’s going to try,” Donald replied. Predicting that the new baby will “be competitive” just like his father, 32-year-old Donald Trump Jr., Donald added “I think he’s going to be just wonderful…He’s beautiful.”

The real estate mogul knows a thing or two about beautiful babies! In 2006, he welcomed son Barron William, 3 this month, with wife Melania Knauss Trump. “[Barron] is now an uncle,” Donald notes. “A very young uncle.” He adds,

“I call him ‘Uncle Barron.’ He’s a sweetheart, he’s great. And he’s got a very good mother. She takes good care of him…She’s terrific.”

In addition to Donald III, Don Jr. and his wife Vanessa are parents to 21-month-old Kai Madison; In addition to Donald Jr. and Barron, Donald is dad to Ivanka, 27, Eric, 25, and Tiffany, 15.

Source: Live with Regis and Kelly

FILED UNDER: News , Parenting

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Sharon on

Wow, he looks so much like his Dad! He’s a cutie.

Cherise on

What a little cutie! He’s a mini-Donald (except for the hair!)

Robin on

Wasnt Barron an Uncle when Donald Jr. & Vanessa had Kai?? What are they only a few months apart??


Yes – they’re about 14 months apart.

-CBB Staff

gianna on

That’s cute barron is an uncle so young. I bet all the kids will be close when older. I saw pics of barron today, he is cute and mainly favors melania IMO