FACT CHECK: Does Kenny Rogers’ Wife Plan To Donate Part Of His Estate To Trump’s Reelection Campaign?


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A Facebook post claims singer Kenny Rogers’ wife plans to donate a large portion of his estate to President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign.

Verdict: False

Rogers’ wife hasn’t made any such announcement, and her name is not Dominique Turbolls. The claim originated in a satirical article.

Fact Check:

Rogers passed away at his home in Sandy Springs, Georgia, on March 2o. A representative, Keith Hagan, told The Associated Press that he died of natural causes. Rogers was 81.

The award-winning singer had an estimated net worth of $250 million, and the post claims that his wife has already revealed what will be done with a significant portion of it. (RELATED: Did Trump Fly US Soldiers Back From Operation Desert Storm On His Airplane?)

“Kenny Rogers’ Wife Dominique Tubolls Says Large Portion of $250M Estate, Going To Trump Re-Election!” reads the post. “It’s ‘What He Wanted.’”

Rogers has made positive comments about Trump in the past. In a 2015 interview with The Guardian, he said, “I really like him. I think his problem is that he says what everyone wants to hear, but doesn’t say it well. I love what he says, I have to admit.” There

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