Donald Trump mistakes exwife for writer who accuses him of rape

Donald Trump mistakes exwife for writer who accuses him of rape

Former President of US, donald trumpHe mistook his exwife for a writer who is suing him for rape after saying the accuser wasn’t his “type”. The incident happened during a court hearing last year. Extracts made available by law enforcement on Tuesday, April 17, indicate the Republican falsely claimed he was shown a photograph Elizabeth Jean Carroll it was actually a record of his second wife, Marla Maple.

According to the Oct. 19, 2022 documents, Trump again claimed that Carroll’s reports were untrue because the writer did not fit the “model” of women he is attracted to. When asked directly about the rape allegation, he repeated the argument he had used earlier.

Trump testified about his relationship with the writer, again reiterating that she wasn't his Trump testified about his relationship with the writer, again reiterating that she wasn’t his “type.” Photo: Eva Marie Uzcategui/ AFP 11/08/2022

“I will say this with great respect. Number one, she’s not my type. Number two, it never happened,” he said. “Physically, she’s not my type, and now that I’ve heard about her indirectly, she wouldn’t be my type at all.”

Despite the reasoning used, when they showed the former US President a photo of him with Elizabeth Carroll in the 1990s, Trump said, “This is Marla, this is my wife.” It was then corrected by the lawyer himself.

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The 76yearold politician was in a relationship with Marla Maples from 1993 to 1999. It was the second marriage for the nowmarried Republican. Melanie Trump.

The now 79yearold author and journalist sued Trump for sexual assault and defamation after he said in a 2019 interview with The Hill newspaper that she “totally lied” and “was trying to market her book.”

Former President Donald Trump has confused Elizabeth Jean Carroll (L), a writer who has accused him of rape, with his exwife Marla Maples (R) in court.Former President Donald Trump has confused Elizabeth Jean Carroll (L), a writer who has accused him of rape, with his exwife Marla Maples (R) in court.

Carroll, a columnist for Elle magazine in the 1990s and later a writer for other major publications, was not publishing her allegations at the time of the incident. But just over three years ago, he narrated the episode in a new book, provoking Trump’s denial.

In November last year, she filed a lawsuit seeking damages for psychological harm, pain and suffering, loss of dignity and damage to her reputation. The court received testimony on the defamation case in October, and the judge said the trial would open on April 10./ AFP