Former Playboy model sues to break silence on alleged Donald Trump affair
21 March, 2018, 08:16 | Author: Jason Torres
The news outlet reported at the time that The National Enquirer's owner paid McDougal, the 1998 Playmate of the Year, to silence her from speaking her story about the then Republican presidential bet.
McDougal filed suit against America Media Inc., the owner of the National Enquirer, and reportedly wants to be released from a 2016 legal agreement in which she agreed to keep silent.
The New York Times reports that McDougal filed her lawsuit on Tuesday with the Los Angeles Superior Court, claimingAmerican Media Inc. misled her about the deal she signed. "She will no longer allow AMI to profit from and control her with a fraudulent and illegal contract".
When it became clear that McDougal was in talks with in negotiations with ABC and investigative journalist Brian Ross to tell her story, American Media offered her a contract for $150,000 to appear on the cover of "Men's Fitness" and "Muscle and Fitness Hers" and for her to write a monthly column, according to the lawsuit, which includes copies of the contract with American Media for the column.
Ms McDougal's alleged 10-month affair was said to have begun in 2006.
American Media has previously acknowledged that Trump had been friends with Pecker, but said that he had never tried to influence coverage at American Media's publications. Stephanie Clifford, famously known as Stormy Daniels, has also alleged an affair with Trump.
The Wall Street Journal has reported that A.M.I., one of the country's largest tabloid news providers, is known to buy damaging stories about allies for the sole objective of burying them, a practice known as "catch and kill". That would be the catch and kill. The pair even once hired the same Los Angeles lawyer, Keith Davidson, who's known to take on clients who sell their stories to tabloids.
Daniels received US$130,000 under that agreement. "Through efforts including the collusion of her own lawyer, AMI has consistently deceived and manipulated Mr. McDougal through an illegitimate contract". Under the agreement, AMI was allegedly required to run more than 100 editorial pieces and at least two covers featuring her as part of campaign to promote her fitness model career.
McDougal's lawsuit was filed on the same day that a NY state judge ruled Trump must face a defamation suit by California restaurateur Summer Zervos, who accused him of sexually harassing her after she appeared on his former reality TV show The Apprentice.
According to the Hollywood Reporter , Netflix will be increasing their salaries 12 times over due to the popularity of the show. The 14-year-old British actress became a big name worldwide after she landed the breakout role of Eleven in the programme.
She denied it and added: "You do something, there's going to be a reaction, and trust me daddy, there's going to be a reaction". At that point, Swift began to project her image as being above the fray. "I love her, as a songwriter, as well".
The Premier League season is careering towards its inevitable conclusion, but there is still so much time for heaps of drama. But the reaction has been pretty negative, with Liverpool fans insisting Salah should keep No.11 and make it legendary.
The US trade deficit with China ran to a record $375 billion past year - but US exports to the country were also at a record. Washington could impose more than $60 billion in tariffs on goods ranging from electronics to apparel, footwear and toys.
Two explosive devices were detonated Thursday along the border, which had already provoked Israeli attacks on Hamas positions. Israel withdrew its troops and settlers from Gaza in 2005 but maintains tight control over the enclave's land and sea border.
Among those unabashedly singing Putin's praises was the chief editor of one of Russia's most prominent news organizations: RT. Selfie competitions, giveaways, food festivals and children's entertainers were laid on at polling stations to entice voters.
Russia said the vote repaired a historical wrong after the historically Russian region was handed over to Ukraine 60 years ago. Russia's diplomatic establishments in Ukraine are located in four cities - Kyiv, Kharkiv, Odesa and Lviv.
His economic nationalism became the lynchpin of Trump policies, even as many of his other ideas were rebuffed by policy rivals. McMaster, but is willing to take his time because he wants to avoid humiliating him as well as to have a successor ready.
Peter Thiel backs launch of new football league
It is the brainchild of Charlie Ebersol, the director of ESPN's 30 for 30 documentary on the XFL that was broadcast a year ago . The Alliance will feature eight teams with 50-player rosters, built primarily through regionally based allocation in the fall.
WhatsApp Co-Founder Says People Should Delete Facebook
Apparently, Facebook knew all about this data leak in 2015 but the public wasn't made aware of this news until this weekend. Facebook communications statement has been issued which says, "The claim that this is a data breach is completely false".
Inflation slows in February as Brexit hit to pound fades
As the post-referendum currency effect fell out of the year on year comparisons, price rises were always likely to ease back. The data suggests that pressure on households as a result of accelerating inflation and wage stagnation may be over.
Jim Carrey blasted over Sarah Sanders portrait
Others on social media regarded the portrait as an appropriate likeness of somebody who routinely lies from the podium. Unfortunately, the tweet went viral and Carrey was subsequently accused of online bullying.
Thousands celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Charlotte
This year's event featured about 130 units, including bands, dance groups, floats and the quintessential element of any St. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio , also a Democrat, marched with police Commissioner James O'Neill under sunny skies.
Docs link Trump Org lawyer to effort to silence porn star
She is seeking help through an online fundraiser to help pay off the legal fee against Trump to return the six-figure payment. Brent Blakely, who filed the action on behalf of Essential Consultants LLC and Trump, did not reply to a request for comment.
Zeal for Xi Jinping across China's media
Japanese Emperor Akihito wished Xi good health and China prosperity. The newly elected also took a solemn oath of allegiance. This is published unedited from the PTI feed .