World Famous Chef Angela Dimayuga Slams Ivanka Trump's Clothing Line Blog After Request For Interview

The 2017 Rising Star Chef, Angela Dimayuga, just gave the perfect response to being asked for an interview from Ivanka Trump's former clothing line blog.

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If there's one thing I know, it's to never p*ss off a chef in the kitchen.

Just think about it; they have knives, those little torch things that crystallise sugar on top of creme brûlées, heavy pans, wooden spoons, gas stoves. Heck, they could throw an onion in your face and leave you with quite a shiner.

However, it appears the writers of Ivanka Trump's former clothing line blog, Ivankatrump.com, didn't get the 'don't mess with a chef' memo.

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Yesterday, internationally renowned chef Angela Dimayuga – the executive chef of Mission Chinese Food who was named was named a 2017 Rising Star Chef – posted an Instagram exchange with writer Adi Heyman, who requested an interview with Dimayuga about being a female entrepreneur, describing the blog as a 'non-political platform of empowerment for modern working women'.

Unsurprisingly, Dimayuga wasn't too impressed, what with Ivanka's blatant silence regarding her father President Donald Trump's anti-female stance on women's rights and Planned Parenthood.

As a result, the chef politely highlighted exactly why she wouldn't be taking part in an interview with the brand.

'So long as the Trump name is involved, it is political and frankly, an option for the IvankaTrump.com business to make a profit,' she said.

'I don't see anything empowering about defunding Planned Parenthood, barring asylum from women refugees, rolling back safeguards for equal pay, and treating POC/LGBT and the communities that support these groups like second class citizens.

'As a queer person of color and daughter of immigrant parents I am not interested in being profiled as an aspirational figure for those that support a brand and a President that slyly disparages female empowerment. Sharing my story with a brand and family that silences our same voices is futile,' she added.

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Dimayuga captioned the post, '#resist #fucktrump #dragher'.

Sharing my story with a brand and family that silences our same voices is futile.

Despite controversy surrounding her father's alleged sexual assault and 'locker room talk' about women, Ivanka has long promised to fight for issues she's passionate about, whether it be wage equality, child care or 'promoting more opportunities for women'.

However, despite a secret meeting with Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards after Trump's inauguration in January, it appears Ivanka's championing of feminism is falling on deaf ears, following her silence regarding the GOP health care bill and Vice President Mike Pence's recent tie-breaking Senate vote to allow states to block federal family planning funding toward Planned Parenthood.

Ivanka might not mind being complicit in her father's actions (even though she clearly has no clue what 'complicit' means) but Dimayuga is having none of it.

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