Porn star sues Trump

WASHINGTON: This combination of file pictures shows US President Donald Trump and adult film actress/director Stormy Daniels. —AFP

NEW YORK: Porn star Stormy Daniels, who claims she had an affair with Donald Trump in 2006, filed a lawsuit against the US president on Monday for defamation. Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, lodged the complaint with the US District Court for the Southern District of New York. In the suit, Clifford said that Trump made “false and defamatory” statements about her in an April 18 tweet. Trump’s tweet was in response to the release by Clifford the previous day of a sketch of a man whom she claimed warned her in 2011 to “leave Trump alone.” Clifford claimed she was threatened in a Las Vegas parking lot after agreeing to an interview with “In Touch” magazine about her alleged affair with Trump. After Clifford released a drawing of the man she said threatened her, Trump tweeted: “A sketch years later about a nonexistent man. – AFP


This article was published on 01/05/2018