A former radio DJ who groped Taylor Swift has sent her $1 damages.
David Mueller previously sued the ‘Look What You Made Me Do’ hitmaker for claiming she had falsely accused him of touching her during a meet-and-greet, but she countersued and a federal jury found in the 27-year-old pop star’s favour in August, and the disgraced presenter was ordered her to pay the symbolic amount.
And just a day after an interview with Taylor was published in which she stated she hadn’t received the money, Mueller has now provided a letter to the Associated Press to prove he mailed the payment on November 28.
He previously said he would sent a Sacagawea coin as it features a prominent Native American Woman in a jab at the ‘Blank Space’ singer, who previously hailed her court victory a win for all women.
“I mean, If this is all about women’s rights…It’s a little poke at them, a little bit.
“I mean, I think they made this into a publicity stunt, and this is my life.”
In Taylor’s interview with Time magazine, as part of their Silence Breakers feature, the ‘Shake It Off’ singer claimed the fact she hadn’t yet received the dollar was a symbolic act of defiance.
“When the jury found in my favour, the man who sexually assaulted me was court-ordered to give me a symbolic $1. To this day he has not paid me that dollar, and I think that act of defiance is symbolic in itself.”
And Taylor told the publication she had taken action to stop Mueller doing anything to other, more vulnerable, women.
She said: “I figured that if he would be brazen enough to assault me under these risky circumstances, imagine what he might do to a vulnerable, young artist if given the chance.”
AUTHOR: BANG SHOWBIZ