24. January 2022

Former Reality Show Contestant Ends Lawsuit Against Trump

Former Reality Show Contestant Ends Lawsuit Against Trump

Summer Zervos was one among round a dozen girls to accuse Trump of sexual misconduct

New York:

Summer Zervos, a former contestant on actuality TV present “The Apprentice” who accused Donald Trump of sexual assault, ended her defamation lawsuit towards the ex-US president Friday.

Zervos sued Trump in January 2017, simply days earlier than he entered the White House, claiming that he had lied when denying her allegations that he forcibly tried to grope and kiss her ten years earlier.

A one-page doc filed with a New York state courtroom in Manhattan stated all claims “are hereby dismissed and discontinued in their entirety” and the dismissal is last.

Neither facet will obtain any cash, the submitting added.

“After five years, Ms Zervos no longer wishes to litigate against the defendant and has secured the right to speak freely about her experience,” her attorneys Moira Penza and Beth Wilkinson stated in an announcement emailed to AFP.

“Ms Zervos stands by the allegations in her complaint and has accepted no compensation,” they added.

Zervos was one among round a dozen girls to accuse Trump of sexual misconduct within the weeks main as much as the 2016 election.

He has denied all of the allegations and has by no means been prosecuted over any of them.

Zervos stated that Trump had made undesirable sexual advances towards her when she met him on the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles in 2007 to debate profession alternatives.

Trump moved towards her aggressively through the encounter and touched her on the breast however she rebuffed him, she alleged.

Trump’s lawyer described Zervos’s choice to drop her case “prudent.”

“She had no choice but to do so as the facts unearthed in this matter made it abundantly clear that our client did nothing wrong,” Alina Habba instructed AFP in an announcement.

Trump nonetheless faces a slew of civil lawsuits, together with one by author E. Jean Carroll who alleges he raped her within the altering room of a luxurious New York division retailer within the mid-Nineties.

She is suing him for defamation, claiming that his denials of the alleged assault, during which he stated, “She’s not my type,” had broken her repute and profession.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV employees and is revealed from a syndicated feed.)

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