Taylor Swift expected to testify in photo grope case

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In 2015, Mueller sued Swift for making false accusations about groping her butt during a meet-and-greet in 2013 that resulted in his termination.

She added: 'It was completely intentional, and I have never been so sure of anything in my life'.

The radio station investigated and two days after the incident fired Mueller for violating the morality clause of his contract, court documents show.

Jury selection for the trial begins Monday.


Swift tried to keep the situation "discreet and quiet and confidential" and was upset by Mueller's claim that "for some reason she might have some incentive to actually fabricate this story", her attorney, Douglas Baldridge, has argued in court. "Swift, and will serve as an example to other women who may resist publicly reliving similar outrageous and humiliating acts". He sued Swift, prompting her to countersue.

Swift denied those claims as well stating in the countersuit, "Ms".

Taylor is now expected to testify in the civil court this week, with opening statements thought to begin on Tuesday, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Taylor Swift and her support team didn't call police after she said she had been groped by a Denver radio host during a photo session before a concert.


Mueller said Swift was cordial as he and his girlfriend left.

As previously reported, the alleged groping incident occurred backstage at one of Swift's shows in Detroit in 2013 during a meet and greet with fans.

After the photo, Mueller says Swift shook his hand and hugged Melcher, thanking them both for visiting. Mueller was removed from the concert after security guards tracked him down, and Swift's team gave the photo to the station.

Ex-DJ David Mueller already has been sanctioned for destroying evidence.


According to pre-trial legal documents obtained by CNN, Mueller launched a law suit in 2015 claiming Swift and her co-defendents (including her mother), falsely accused him of improperly touching the star, and is now seeking £2.3 million in damages. The photo in question has been made public by gossip blog TMZ, despite a judge's ruling that dissemination of the photo would "significantly complicate jury selection". An additional viewing room with 75 seats will be set up elsewhere in the courthouse, with monitors for more interested parties to watch. Clothing, buttons, banners, and signs with names or messages regarding either party of interest are strictly prohibited, and electronic devices including phones, laptops, and tablets are not welcome in the courtroom, and will have to be checked with security before you're allowed to enter. The case has been approved for trial despite the fact that it has been four years since the alleged sexual assault. She's also is seeking unspecified damages, which she's said she'll donate to charities that protect women from sexual assault. That is how it should be framed and thought of, because the location of the groping is not as important as whether or not she was groped in general.

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