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Trump rape accuser cancels public appearance after numerous threats

The woman, known as "Jane Doe" in her lawsuit, is represented by Lisa Bloom, who also represents another Trump accuser.
"Jane Doe" was set to speak out publicly on Wednesday, but her attorney said she was Carlo Allegri/Reuters

The woman who alleged that GOP nominee Donald Trump raped her when she was 13 canceled a press conference on Wednesday. Her attorney, Lisa Bloom, said “Jane Doe” was threatened and — out of fear—decided not to speak out.

[Click here for a video of the press conference.]


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Bloom announced the news conference scheduled for 3 p.m. PT (6 p.m. ET) on Twitter. Bloom also represents Jill Harth, a woman whosued Trump in 1997 for sexual harassment.

Trump settled that lawsuit three weeks later,according toa GoFundMepage set up for Harth.


Jane Doe alleges in her lawsuit that she was held as a sex slave by Trump’s friend, convicted sex offender Donald Epstein, and was raped on numerous occasions by the two men.

After voluntarily withdrawing the initial lawsuit, Jane Doe refiled in New York with an affidavit from Tiffany Doe, a woman who claims she was a recruiter of young girls for Epstein’s parties.


Metro reached out to Bloom and a spokeswoman for Trump, but no replies were given by press time.

 

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