Trump was among a several Republicans who spoke Saturday at the memorial service in North Carolina.
“The world has lost one of its brightest stars but I see that we have another star who was equal to but she stepped up and she is different,” Trump reportedly said. “I thought I knew them both, I didn’t. I knew Diamond, but I didn’t know Silk at all. I just learned about Silk. You’re fantastic, you’re going to carry on beyond, beyond anybody’s wildest imaginations.”
The former president has been pictured with the duo numerous times, including in the White House’s Oval Office.