Donald Trump’s camp is dismissing a lawsuit filed last week by a Los Angeles woman who says she was Trump’s sex slave at the tender age of 13 as political machination from a yet-to-be-named enemy.
“Weird is just one way to describe this lawsuit,” said Alan Garten, Trump’s attorney. “It is unequivocally false; It’s filled with lies. And it’s politically motivated.
“We’ve done some checking, and the person who filed it isn’t the same person whose claims are spelled out in the lawsuit.
“The plaintiff’s address is a false address. The plaintiff’s phone number is a false number. It’s outrageous.”
Trump, the owner of Trump National Doral Miami and the Republican front-runner for the White House, has yet to be served with the action from plaintiff Katie Johnson.
And Garten says Trump’s campaign has yet to pinpoint a suspect.
Disgraced Palm Beach financier Jeffrey Epstein is also named as a defendant. He is a one-time Wall Street prodigy whose taste for underage suburban West Palm Beach girls landed him behind bars and on Florida’s list of registered sex offenders in the mid-2000s.
Johnson asserts she became the victim of multiple sexual assaults perpetrated by both Trump and Epstein in New York City.
She says she was looking for a modeling gig in 1994 when promises of money and a career lured her to Epstein’s brownstone.
There, she says, she met both men. She says they started arguing over which one would take her virginity and that Trump won the argument.
Garten said Trump knows of Epstein.
“But it’s not like they hang out,” Garten said.
A Miami sojourn has landed the ex-CEO of JWT, one of the world’s largest ad agencies, into scalding hot waters.
Gustavo Martinez has been named in a federal discrimination lawsuit that claims he peppered employees with off-color comments that included racial terms and jokes about rape.
Because Martinez denied he’d say anything like that, a video shot in Miami landed into the court file and could become evidence.
The 2015 footage shows Martinez welcoming employees to a meeting in a downtown Miami hotel by joking there was a revolving door all night in a female worker’s room. He appeared to bash those who hang out in the Magic City.
He joked about “different and strange characters in the elevator” who he thought were going to rape him but “not in a nice way.”
THE CELEBS NEXT DOOR
At 35, singer Gloria Estefan’s son has bought his first house, according to records.
Nayib Estafan has just moved his wife and child to Miami Shores, where he spent $1.25 million cash on a 2,800-square-foot Mediterranean revival crib.
Nayib’s a jack of all trades. When he’s not DJing, he’s known to pursue his effort to revive 35mm showings of old movies with his Secret Celluloid Society.
Meanwhile, in Coconut Creek, hip-hop superstar Jason Derulo is looking to dump his 11,000-square-foot mansion near the Adios Golf Club.
The singer of Wiggle had it listed last year for $2.9 million. It’s now on sale for $2.5 million.