Former Trump aide Anthony Scaramucci says Donald Trump is a 'family man' like Logan Roy - ruthless patriarch in 'success'

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Donald Trump, right, sits with his children, from left, Eric Trump, Donald Trump Jr. and Ivanka Trump.AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File

  • Former Trump aide Anthony Scaramucci likens his former boss to “success” patriarch Logan Roy.

  • Scaramucci said that Trump is a “family man” and Roy – like Trump – loves his children.

  • “He has a love-hate relationship with his family,” Scaramucci said.

Anthony Scaramucci, Former President Donald Trump’s one-time communications directorHe likens his former boss to Logan Roy, from the ruthless HBO series “Success.”

“This is a family man, whether you like Mr. Trump or not. He’s the Logan Roy of American politics. He has a love-hate relationship with his family,” Scaramucci told MSNBC’s Stephanie Ruhle.

“Okay, wait a minute,” Ruhle said. “Logan Roy is not a family man.”

“Oh, no, no, I—you’ve got to watch the show carefully,” Scaramucci said. “Of course he loves those kids. It’s just this whole narcissistic web that keeps those kids.”

Roy, the “successor” patriarch; Weistar Royko is a determined businessman who controls the fictional media conglomerate.

Roy has a complicated relationship with his children. In succession, Roy He forced his son, Kendall. And By pitting the successors against each other. And at the end of the third season of the show, he They cut all three children from the Wistar Royco media empire To stay in power in the company.

said Brian Cox, who plays Roy. Conflict The show’s creator, Jesse Armstrong, says that Roy loves his children.

“Does Logan Roy love the kids? Jesse’s answer from the beginning was, ‘Yes, he loves them a lot.’ That’s the big problem,” Cox told Collider.

Scaramucci and Ruhle continued their Argument about the Roy family – and the “surrogate” patriarch’s love for his children, or lack thereof – on Twitter.

Scaramucci isn’t the first person to compare the Trump family to the Roy family in terms of “success.”

In June, Alex Holder – a British documentary filmmaker who has been given special access to Trump – made similar comments on their family dynamic.

“And I’m talking specifically about Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump and Eric Trump and then the president himself and their relationship with each other and their relationship with their father,” Holder said. Yahoo News Podcast “Skullduggery.”

“There’s kind of a ‘success’ kind of vibe going on in the project,” Holder said. But also, you know, it’s a real-life drama series.

Scaramucci and Trump representatives did not immediately respond to Insider’s request for comment outside of regular business hours.

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