Taylor Swift: Former Denver DJ still hasn't paid symbolic $1 settlement

Henrietta Strickland
December 10, 2017

But because of what Mueller was trying to communicate through his creative payment, it's quite obvious that he still doesn't get the point Swift was trying to make by holding him accountable for his actions.

"I mean if this is all about women's rights".

David Mueller, the former radio DJ who first sued Swift for $3 million for defamation only to be defeated in a countersuit, told the Associated Press he sent her the payment on November 28, and reportedly provided the publication a letter as proof it went in the mail.

The A.P. reports that Mueller previously told them he was going to pay the Sacajawea coin as "a final jab at the singer in a case her side called a win for all women".

She reported it, Mueller was sacked, then he sued Swift for defamation. But luckily, his little "poke"-or his claim that Swift somehow ruined his life (when, in fact, Mueller sued her first for defamation-and a whopping $3 million dollars in damages-after she complained about the assault and he lost his job; that suit was thrown out) won't likely ruffle Swift's feathers".

On Wednesday, December 6, Swift further opened up about the trial in an interview for Time Magazine's Person of the Year piece on the #MeToo Movement, .

That should have been the end of it, but it wasn't. Does he.not think.women's rights.are a thing?

Women shouldn't have to apologize for standing up for themselves or be retaliated against for reporting their assault.

Swift's straightforward testimony was widely reported at the time, and she explained that that was the only way to counteract what she'd been through. He added, "Seeing someone that they respect, that they identify with [state they've been assaulted], has a big impact".

If you or someone you know has been sexually assaulted, you can seek help by calling the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 800-656-HOPE (4673). "To this day he has not paid me that dollar, and I think that act of defiance is symbolic in itself", said Swift, who appeared on TIME's cover as one of the faces of "The Silence Breakers", people who have spoken out about sexual harassment or assault.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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