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Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is the 45th and current president of the United States. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television personality. Trump was born and raised in the New York City borough of Queens, and received a bachelor's degree in economics from the Wharton School. He took charge of his family's real-estate business in 1971, renamed it The Trump Organization, and expanded its operations from Queens and Brooklyn into Manhattan.

The company built or renovated skyscrapers, hotels, casinos, and golf courses. Trump later started various side ventures, mostly by licensing his name. He owned the Miss Universe and Miss USA beauty pageants from 1996 to 2015, and produced and hosted The Apprentice, a reality television show, from 2003 to 2015. Forbes estimates his net worth to be $3.1 billion.

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Rebecca Ferguson claims former management tried to 'ruin' career with Trump gig

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Donald Trump.The songstress said she had "no idea" about the former President's controversial views at the time of his inauguration in 2017 due to her hectic work schedule meaning she rarely saw the news.Rebecca, 36, claimed that she only knew about Trump's appearance in the likes of Home Alone and The Simpsons, adding that people "liked him" before his controversial presidency.READ MORE: Lucy Spraggan calls for X Factor bosses to make major change amid comeback rumoursHaving found fame on The X Factor in 2010, the Liverpudlian songstress had amassed a huge fanbase across the globe – including the soon-to-be-President.Speaking about her experience, she said: "I got a call saying 'Donald Trump wants you to perform at the presidential inauguration' and I didn't even have a clue he was nominated."All I thought was 'oh wow, inauguration, that sounds like a big deal to anyone,' so, a lady phoned me, she's a nice lady though and she said 'Becky, don't go, they're trying to end your career' and I was like 'What do you mean?'"She said 'don't go, no-one is going, all the artists they've asked have pulled out,' I went on Google, had a little look and saw all the controversy."She continued: "She said 'no, Becky, they're sending you to end your career, mark my words, you'll be going on your own', anyway, it turns out it was all true."But, this is what I said 'I'll go to this inauguration if I can sing Strange Fruit, it's a huge song in America, it's got a lot of historical importance, it referenced some of the terrible atrocities that were committed against African-Americans.

The point I was making is, if Donald Trump allows me to stand at his inauguration and sing Strange Fruit, that would be a very powerful moment and it would.

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