Karen McDougal's settlement with the company that owns the National Enquirer "restores to me the rights to my life story and frees me from this contract that I was misled into signing almost two years ago", she said in a statement Wednesday.
AMI bought the rights to her story for $150,000, but never ran it in what critics said was an example of "catch-and-kill", or the practice of burying stories that might damage allies of a media company or that could be used to extort cooperation down the road.
While the settlement says McDougal and her associates can not sue AMI, it allows for her to still have claims against Cohen or Keith Davidson, her lawyer who negotiated the deal with AMI, The New York Times reported. "It's one step at a time for me", McDougal said. "Today, I'm doing my victory dance". "We got everything we were fighting for - she got out of the contract, gets the life rights back and owes A.M.I. nothing more".
McDougal said her affair with Trump became public after another former Playboy model, Carrie Stevens, spilled the beans about McDougal's relationship with Trump on May 7, 2016, in a series of public comments on Twitter. She believed the magazine paid $150,000 to keep her quiet under the guise of buying the rights to her story. McDougal herself has yet to say anything publicly, but that will surely change in the immediate future.
"Ms. McDougal was misled about the contract's nature (believing it to be a legitimate modeling and writing contract) through the misconduct of her attorney, who was secretly colluding with the other side". AMI will also retain the rights to photographs it already has of McDougal.
In an interview with CNN that aired last month, McDougal said Trump tried to pay her after their first sexual tryst at a bungalow at the Beverly Hills Hotel in 2006.
(AMI), he believes that Trump's longtime personal attorney Michael Cohen and Keith Davidson, the lawyer who represented her while negotiating the contract with AMI, may still face consequences for their alleged involvement. "I'm sorry. I wouldn't want it done to me".
The president has denied the affair with the former Playmate, according to the White House. Who's excited to hear every detail of her nekkid sexxytimes with Donald Trump in 2006?
Hogg tweeted Monday that demonstrators should join the Columbine community in acts of community service after the walkout. Feldman, who lives in Tamarac, has experienced the terror of a shooting alert.
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He made a 3-pointer 5:25 seconds into the contest, becoming the first Cavaliers player other than James to make a basket. Despite Cleveland's mission to even the series, the Pacers have shown that they are not intimidated and won't back down.
Concerns about the island's power grid mounts as June 1, the start of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season, approaches. PREPA attributed the blackout to a failure in a line that begins in the island's largest power plant.
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