Melania Trump is suing The Daily Mail after the newspaper published an article in August alleging that she had worked as an escort in the early 90s.
Melania Trump files suit against The Daily Mail for $150 million >> pic.twitter.com/8UPdEjB2Ds— Dylan Byers (@DylanByers) September 1, 2016
Trump is seeking $150 million in damages. According to the suit, she had not yet been to the United States at the time the article alleges she was working as a high-priced escort. The suit also alleges that all of her modeling work was mainstream and legitimate.
According to Trump's lawsuit, "The statements of fact in the Daily Mail Article are false. Plaintiff did legitimate and legal modeling work for legitimate business entities and did not work for any 'gentleman's club' or 'escort' agencies. Plaintiff was not a sex worker, escort or prostitute in any way, shape or form, nor did she ever have a composite or presentation card for the sex business. Plaintiff did not come to the United States until 1996. Thus, Plaintiff did not, and could not have participated in a photo shoot in the United States or met her current husband in the United States prior to that time."