Stormy Daniels, the adult film star who claims she was silently paid off for an affair with Donald Trump, has said she regrets breaking her silence.
Speaking on Good Morning Britain this morning, Daniels, 44, said: ‘Nobody cares about the truth anymore. I kept seeing it over and over again.
She said she came forward “to set an example for my daughter and other young women to grow up and say, ‘my mom wasn’t bullied and the people at the power cannot intimidate you or control you “”.
But she also admitted threats against her have increased, alleging Trump supporters claimed her fence and attacked her horse, Redemption, two weeks ago. Having previously spoken about death threats, she said she would continue to testify against Trump. She said she was not personally afraid of the president, but of his “sycophants and supporters”.
She told the show’s presenters that she didn’t “feel defeated” because she “didn’t lose” and “spoke her truth”, but admitted that “it was for nothing”, adding “if people don’t want to face the facts and see the truth”. … I would have preferred to find time with my family.
The interview came after a court ruling on Tuesday determined that the criminal trial would continue on March 25, 2024 — amid the GOP primaries.
Daniels appeared on Good Morning Britain on Wednesday May 24, speaking out about the case
Donald Trump, 76, appeared virtually in Manhattan court on Tuesday as a judge scheduled Stormy Daniels’ criminal trial for March 25, 2024.
The decision means Trump will be in a Manhattan courtroom for weeks amid the Republican primaries and just months before the presidential election.
Meanwhile, his main rival in the GOP race, Ron DeSantis, is expected to announce his candidacy for president Wednesday evening during a conversation with Elon Musk on Twitter.
Trump had previously urged DeSantis not to run against him in 2024 because he’s not doing well in the polls, will split the Republican Party and “lose the cherished, massive MAGA vote.”
The ex-president also called DeSantis “young” and suggested he could have a brighter political future if he remains governor of Florida until the end of his second term in 2026.
Former President Trump remains the favorite to become the Republican nominee despite allegations leveled against him in recent months.
Stormy Daniels has accused Donald Trump, 76, of paying her $130,000 to shut up after an affair together before his 2016 election victory.
Trump reportedly recorded the transaction as a business expense.
Tampering with records is illegal in New York.
In 2018, she claims she had sex with the former president and then felt pressured to sign a nondisclosure agreement.
Daniels said the NDA she signed in reference to the alleged affair was invalid because Trump never personally signed it.
On March 30, 2023, a Manhattan grand jury finally indicted Trump for his alleged role in the scandal.
Stormy Daniels told Piers Morgan that she rode her horse called Redemption at the time.
“I ride a horse named Redemption when he was charged. Redemption is his name. I can’t make that up,” she said in an interview shared in April.
She said she received the horse as a birthday present in March.
Trump was arraigned in Manhattan District Court on April 4.
Separately, writer E. Jean Carroll sued the former president for sexual abuse and defamation.
Earlier this month, a jury returned its verdict and found Trump liable for both abuse and defamation, ordering Trump to pay $5 million in damages.
Stormy Daniels shared a photo of her horse, Redemption, on instagram. She wrote: ‘Thank you barrettblade777 for the best birthday present ever. Starship Redemption arrived today and I’m already totally in love.
Donald Trump sits at the defense table with his legal team outside a Manhattan court on April 4, 2023
During the interview, Daniels also denied that Trump had sued her: ‘He released this sudden new statement from me from 2018, which he presented as a sworn affidavit from me, which I I said under oath that the case never happened and he won the case against me.
“Trump never sued me. I never met him in court. I sued him. It was a total fabrication. It wasn’t a sworn affidavit.
She added: “It contains typos and is signed by a false name.”
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