Donald Trump wrote about hitting on Kelly Preston in a memorial to her son Jett days after his death

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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump once bragged about trying to hook up with John Travolta's wife, Kelly Preston, in a tribute he wrote about the couple's late son, Jett, just days after his untimely death in 2009.

As unearthed by Mother Jones, the business mogul reportedly wrote a blog post on the Trump University website where he recounted an occasion at a night club where he tried his best to hit on the actress.

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"A long time ago, before I was married, I met Kelly Preston at a club and worked like hell to try and pick her up," Trump wrote in an editorial dedicated to Jett, who died unexpectedly from a seizure at the age of 16. "She was beautiful, personable, and definitely had allure. At the time, I had no idea she was married to John Travolta."

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 04: Actress Kelly Preston attends the For Your Consideration event for FX's 'The People v. O.J. Simpson - American Crime Story' at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on April 4, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 04: Actress Kelly Preston attends the For Your Consideration event for FX's 'The People v. O.J. Simpson - American Crime Story' at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on April 4, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MARCH 30: Actors John Travolta and wife Kelly Preston attend FX Networks Upfront Screening Of 'The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story' at AMC Empire 25 theater on March 30, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic)
WESTWOOD, CA - JANUARY 27: John Travolta and Kelly Preston attend the premiere of FX's 'American Crime Story - The People V. O.J. Simpson' at Westwood Village Theatre on January 27, 2016 in Westwood, California.
WESTWOOD, CA - JANUARY 27: Kelly Preston attends the premiere of FX's 'American Crime Story - The People V. O.J. Simpson' at Westwood Village Theatre on January 27, 2016 in Westwood, California.
WESTWOOD, CA - JANUARY 27: Actress Kelly Preston arrives at the premiere of 'FX's 'American Crime Story - The People V. O.J. Simpson' at Westwood Village Theatre on January 27, 2016 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 21: Actress Kelly Preston attends The Human Rights Hero Awards presented by Marisol Nichols' Foundation for a Slavery Free World and Youth for Human Rights International at Beso on September 21, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Tullberg/Getty Images)
February 22, 2015, Beverly Hills, Ca. --- Actors Kelly Preston (L) and John Travolta arrives at the 2015 Vanity Fair post Oscar party at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, Ca. --- Christopher Farina (Photo by Chris Farina/Corbis via Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 22: Actors Kelly Preston (L) and John Travolta attend the 2015 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 22, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 20: Kelly Preston visits 'Late Show With David Letterman' at Ed Sullivan Theater on April 20, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Donna Ward/Getty Images)
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Trump continued by praising Preston for having the fortitude to reject his advances, which he claimed was impressive because his "track record on this subject has always been outstanding."

"Kelly wouldn't give me the time of day. She was very nice, very elegant, but I didn't have a chance with her, and that was that."

Given the time frame Trump proposed, the incident at the club likely have occurred between 1991 and 1993. Preston and Travolta tied the knot in 1991, while Trump, who said he wasn't married when he was trying to "pick her up," divorced ex-wife Ivana in 1992 and married his second wife, Marla Maples in 1993.

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If the dates Trump suggested were accurate, Trump would have been 44 to 46 at the time, while Preston would have been 28 to 30. Additionally, Jett, Preston and Travolta's first child, was born in April 1992.

According to Mother Jones, Trump concluded the post, which has long since been deleted, by saying that his thoughts were with Preston and her family, who were mourning the death of their teenage son.

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These latest controversial comments are among a great deal of past interviews, editorials and on-tape interactions from Trump's past that have surfaced in the wake of the infamous Trump Tape earlier this month, in which the divisive politician was recording making vulgar and misogynistic remarks about women in a 2005 hot-mic conversation with former Access Hollywood co-host Billy Bush.

In 1992, Trump sat down for an interview with ET at Trump Tower. In unaired footage, Trump can be heard making lewd jokes toward a group of young girls. Watch the video below to see the uncomfortable interaction.

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