💰💼 E. Jean Carroll Ramps Up Legal Game: Asks for Extra Spicy Damages from Trump 🌶️🎙️
TL;DR; E. Jean Carroll is shifting gears, she’s asked a judge to spice up her defamation lawsuit against Trump, seeking additional damages following his commentary during a recent town hall. A jury earlier found Trump liable for sexual abuse against Carroll and awarded her $5 million. Carroll’s lawyers believe Trump’s town hall comments make a good case for further punitive damages. The lawsuit relates to statements Trump made in 2019 while he was president and those made in 2022. Carroll alleges Trump sexually assaulted her in the mid-90s and later defamed her when he denied the claim and suggested she fabricated the story for her book’s promotion. Trump denies all allegations and has appealed the jury’s decision. 👩⚖️💔📚
Alright fam, strap in for this spicy legal salsa. E. Jean Carroll, the woman who threw a lawsuit at Trump for defamation, is stepping up her game. She’s like, “Hey Judge, how about we crank up the damages because of what Trump said at that town hall?” 🎙️💰
Now, let’s be clear: this isn’t about creating a spectacle or drama. In the legal world, punitive damages are all about teaching a lesson – the equivalent of a good old-fashioned spanking (in a strictly non-kinky way, of course). So, in Carroll’s view, Trump’s town hall commentary, where he continued to deny the allegations and referred to Carroll as a “whack job”, might just deserve a few extra swats. But, it’s up to the judge to decide whether that belt gets unbuckled. 🙊🔨
For a quick throwback, the lawsuit in question was born from statements Trump made while he was still sitting pretty in the Oval Office, in 2019, as well as another comment made in 2022. Carroll alleges that Trump raped her in a fancy department store in the 90s. But it wasn’t just the alleged sexual assault that got her riled up. Trump later denied the claim, said Carroll wasn’t his “type”, and suggested she made up the whole thing to boost her book sales. If that’s not a defamation claim waiting to happen, what is? 📚💔
Trump, of course, is shaking his head, denying all of these allegations. And after a jury ruled he did sexually abuse Carroll (although they didn’t find that she proved he raped her), he immediately appealed the judgement. But Carroll, not backing down, is looking to add some extra zeros to those damages, thanks to his comments at the town hall. 💼👩⚖️
So, here we are in the midst of this riveting saga. Will the judge allow Carroll to seek these additional damages? Will Trump’s town hall comments come back to bite him in the wallet? 🐊💸 Only time will tell.
This news story is like the ultimate reality show cliffhanger. And it leaves us pondering: Can public commentary on ongoing lawsuits truly affect the outcome and potentially lead to additional punitive damages? 🤔 And if so, how should high-profile individuals navigate discussing legal issues publicly? 🎙️💬
DISCLAIMER: This news report is based on the factual events surrounding the E. Jean Carroll and Donald Trump defamation case. The story is not intended to provide legal advice. The opinions and views expressed are those of the individuals involved in the case, not those of Turnt Up News. Always seek the advice of a professional for legal advice.