Taylor Swift has scored a legal victory in the case against a former radio DJ who she claims sexually assaulted her.
A trial has been taking place in Denver, Colorado after former radio DJ David Mueller sued the ‘New Romantics’ singer and her team for up to $3 million in damages, stating that he lost his job because she personally pushed for him to be fired.
Now The Hollywood Reporter is stating that judge William Martinez has thrown out Mueller’s case against Swift because the former DJ could not provide evidence of Swift personally getting him the sack.
The former host also sued Swift’s mother, Andrea Swift, and her radio liaison, Frank Bell, on identical allegations. The suit against them will be passed onto jurors to deliver a verdict.
Swift countersued Mueller over claims that he groped her during a meet-and-greet before a concert, describing it as a “long grab” that she was “completely sure” was intentional.
This claim is for a symbolic $1, with Swift saying she wants the chance to stand up for other women, and it will still be considered by the jury.
The alleged groping incident took place just before a meet-and-greet in Denver, Colorado. Swift claims that Mueller grabbed her beneath her skirt and a security guard of hers witnessed it.
She says she didn’t say anything at that time because she was so shocked, and didn’t take the matter to court before being sued because she didn’t want it to define her career.
Mueller denies the groping claims. The trial is ongoing.
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