How Ivanka Has Changed The Way She Speaks Over The Years — & What It Means

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Ivanka Trump has been in the media for as long as we can remember. (She even appeared on the cover of my very first Seventeen magazine back in 1997.) If only we had known that she would go on to become part of the most scandal-plagued administration in U.S. history.
If you've caught her old interviews on TV, or watched The Apprentice episodes she guest-stars in, you've undoubtedly noticed that the first daughter and White House senior advisor used to speak very differently. Whether it's a product of coaching or a personal choice (and experts say it's likely both), there's been a marked change in her voice's tone, pace, and even her vocabulary.
In her ABC News interview on Wednesday, in which she defended her use of a personal email server for White House business, people on Twitter noticed that her voice sounds more raspy than usual, adding yet another wrinkle to the voice mystery.
We asked a couple of public-speaking experts — including one whose tips Ivanka recommends on her own website — to find out the story behind her vocal changes and what it means in terms of her evolution from socialite to government official.
Read their takes ahead.

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