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Melania Trump sues Daily Mail for $150 million over ‘escort’ story

First lady Melania Trump filed a lawsuit in opposition to the Daily Mail for publishing “salacious and extremely offensive statements about her,” based on CNBC’s Steve Kopack, who tweeted the information on Monday.

She is looking for $150 million in compensatory and punitive damages from the news group for inflicting “extreme harm to Plaintiff’s private reputation.

The assertion filed within the New York Supreme Courtroom focuses on a narrative revealed by Mail On-line on August 19, 2016.

An earlier lawsuit in opposition to the news company was dismissed from a Maryland when a judge ruled that the matter was outside the jurisdiction of the courtroom. The lawsuit was filed in August and cited a narrative that had been revealed the week earlier and insinuated that she had labored as an escort.

…the Daily Mail revealed a narrative outlining the former supermodel’s “very racy” past, together with Trump’s former romantic relationships, her profession in modeling and her immigration story. Pulling particulars from in Trump’s native Slovenia, the Daily Mail article claims the modeling company Trump used to work for was really an escort service.

The Daily Mail retracted the story after the filing, however it seems that Melania Trump will continue pursuing the lawsuit.

Melania Trump posted apologies and retractions from The Inquisitr and the Bipartisan Report after the lawsuit: