Deepak Chopra on Ivanka Trump’s e-book: Communicate as much as your father

Ivanka's White House role called into question

“Girls Who Work” is crammed with inspirational quotes from celebrities, enterprise leaders and different luminaries. The primary daughter quotes Chopra in a chapter on productiveness: “Within the midst of motion and chaos, preserve stillness inside you.”

The choice drugs advocate and best-selling creator responded in a press release to CNNMoney:

“Ivanka means nicely. She is in a troublesome place and it’s apparent she is aware of what’s proper and what’s not. Maybe she is going to communicate as much as her father quickly.”

Chopra didn’t instantly reply to a request to elaborate. Through the marketing campaign final 12 months, he known as President Trump a racist with the “emotional retardation of a Three-year-old” and informed a Fox Information Radio host that he can be afraid for the nation if Trump received the election.

Related: Jane Goodall has some words of advice for Ivanka Trump

Not less than two different public figures quoted in Ivanka Trump’s e-book have supplied pointed responses.

Jane Goodall, the famend animal conduct knowledgeable, told CNNMoney on Tuesday that the Trump administration has put wildlife and the setting in jeopardy. She inspired Ivanka Trump to “stand with us to worth and cherish our pure world.”

After studying that Ivanka Trump cited her as an inspiring story, Reshma Saujani, the founding father of the nonprofit Women Who Code, was far more blunt.

She said in a tweet: “.@ivankatrump do not use my story in #WomenWhoWork except you will cease being #complicit #askivanka.”

Representatives of Ivanka Trump informed CNNMoney that the e-book is “not political.”

“Ivanka has at all times believed that nobody individual or occasion has a monopoly on good concepts,” the assertion mentioned. “When she was penning this e-book, she included quotes from many alternative thought leaders who’ve impressed Ivanka and helped inform her viewpoints over time.”

CNNMoney (New York) First printed Could Three, 2017: 2:53 PM ET