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Ivana was spotted al fresco dining in New York City on Monday, tucking into a plate of spaghetti for lunch after she was branded a 'bigot' for an earlier appearance on UK television.

The 71-year-old former wife of President Donald donned all-black and stopped by a local Italian restaurant with her teacup Yorkshire terrier which is also a certified comfort dog. 

However Ivana appeared to be falling asleep.

Apart from looking up to speak to a server as she ordered the meal, Ivana kept her head and eyes down for the majority of the experience while her therapy pet named Tiger kept watch. 

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Ivana Trump was spotted al fresco dining in New York City on Monday, tucking into a plate of spaghetti at an Italian restaurant

Ivana was spotted al fresco dining in New York City on Monday, tucking into a plate of spaghetti at an Italian restaurant

She ordered food for one and was accompanied by her pet teacup Yorkshire terrier pet dog named Tiger

She ordered food for one and was accompanied by her pet teacup Yorkshire terrier pet dog named Tiger

She was also pictured walking walking the pooch, which is a credentialed comfort dog that can accompany her anywhere

She was also pictured walking walking the pooch, which is a credentialed comfort dog that can accompany her anywhere

She covered up with a fabric face mask before and after eating. 

It was as the fallout from her appearance on daytime talk show Loose Women played out on social media.

During the show, which began airing 7.30am EST, Ivana claimed immigrants must enter the US legally and was adamant that they pay taxes as she said the rest of Americans do.

Czech-born - who is a businesswoman - also generalized to the hosts that undocumented immigrants may rape women or not dress 'Americanly'.

Ivana - who is herself a legal immigrant to the US - said she is 'very proud' of her former partner.

'I see he can do a great job, he is pro everything which I believe in. He is Republican and so am I. He has achieved so much - especially with immigration,' she said in the interview.

'I am an immigrant, and I have no problem with the immigrants, but they must come into the country legally and get a job and pay taxes like the rest of the Americans and just live and be part of society.

'There are some people who don't even dress Americanly, they dress whatever they dress in and they don't get a job and they steal and they rape the women and that is not the idea.'

Her comments left viewers outraged, with one calling the outburst 'disturbing', while another called the mother-of-three an 'embarrassing bigot'.

She paired a her black and gold ensemble with Christian Dior's black Cannage Quilted Patent Leather Micro Lady bag

She paired a her black and gold ensemble with Christian Dior's black Cannage Quilted Patent Leather Micro Lady bag

Ivana appeared to be sleepy even as she ordered her pasta meal in Manhattan on Monday afternoon

Ivana appeared to be sleepy even as she ordered her pasta meal in Manhattan on Monday afternoon

Ivana wore her signature beehive hair style

Her eyelids were heavy as she served herself spaghetti with a knife and fork

Ivana wore her signature beehive hair style and her eyelids were heavy as she served herself spaghetti with a knife and fork

Ivana Trump goes in for a bite

She kept her eyes down

The hearty meal came at the height of criticism across social media for her earlier appearance on national British television

Ivana must have had a very early wake-up call

She is seen snoozing in between bites

Ivana must have had a very early wake-up call as she was seen snoozing in between bites of the Italian dish

Ivana grew up in Czechoslovakia and moved to Canada in September 1973. She met at a modeling event in New York City in 1976, and they married in April 1977.

The couple's first son, Donald Jr, was born later that year in December. They welcomed their daughter Ivanka in 1981 and then their son Eric in 1984.

All three of the children were born in New York, making them US citizens; Ivana was legally living in the country at the time, but she didn't become a US citizen until 1988, although she was eligible for naturalization and citizenship three years after tying the knot with .

They divorced in 1990.

All three of the children were born in New York, making them US citizens; Ivana was legally living in the country at the time, but she didn't become a US citizen until 1988, although she was eligible for naturalization and citizenship three years after tying the knot with .

When asked whether she felt her view on immigration could be perceived as inhumane, she went on: 'It is inhumane, but everybody has to pick themselves up.

'They have to properly, apply for the visa so they can

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