Lawsuit tossed in Taylor Swift trial, but ordeal isn't over

Lawrence Kim
August 13, 2017

Four years after Taylor Swift accused a radio station DJ of groping her before a concert in Denver, the pop superstar told her story in sometimes unflinching language and called the encounter despicable, horrifying and shocking.

A 2014 survey found almost one in four women in the United States had been groped or brushed up against in a public place by a stranger at least once.

But many never talked about it, let alone went to police. A 2015 survey of more than 16,000 people globally found more than half of the respondents outside the U.S. had been fondled or groped.

US District Judge William Martinez agreed with Swift's attorney, who had filed a motion asking for the pop star to be dropped from Mueller's lawsuit, saying his case should have been against his radio station.

Mumbai: American pop star Taylor Swift has secured a legal victory in an ongoing sexual assault trial against ex-radio host David Mueller. Furthermore, the case will continue its hearing on arguments on Taylor Swift's countersuit against Mueller this coming Monday. He's seeking up to $3 million, saying the allegation cost him his job and reputation.

Swift said that she didn't say anything at that time because she was so intimidatingly shocked, and didn't take the issue to court before being sued because she didn't want it to define her career.

"A man grabbed her rear end".

Mueller's lawyer Gabriel McFarland repeatedly pressed Dent on why he didn't step in. When she told a male friend, he asked if she had enjoyed it.

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