Quotes From Taylor Swift's Trial | Her Testimony Against DJ David Mueller
Taylor Swift’s Testimony Against DJ David Mueller
In Swift’s testimony against Mueller, the singer accused him of groping her while taking a photograph together before her concert back in 2013.
Based on the quotes from Taylor Swift’s trial, it appears that the pop star will not be backing down from her sexual assault allegations anytime soon.
Quotes From Taylor Swift’s Trial
First, Swift explained the environment of the meet-and-greet where the photo took place:
“The reason why this was such a devious and sneaky act is that there was a wall behind me," said Taylor Swift. https://t.co/vzmBiCYCwH— Claudia Rosenbaum (@CJRosenbaum) August 10, 2017
Then she explained that she does not blame her bodyguard for the alleged incident:
Swift said she is not critical of her bodyguard “I’m critical of your client sticking his hand under my skirt and grabbing my ass. " https://t.co/RcgUKpLVFu— Claudia Rosenbaum (@CJRosenbaum) August 10, 2017
Swift confidently contradicted Mueller’s prior testimony:
When Mueller criticized the singer’s character, Swift was unfazed:
As for Mueller calling her cold she said “but I am not surprised I have a new and uncanny ability to elicit new types criticism.” https://t.co/DDFmHRK7TM— Claudia Rosenbaum (@CJRosenbaum) August 10, 2017
The singer asserted that this was unlike any other fan encounter she’s ever had:
Swift was unwavering in her account of the alleged assault:
Swift “I have experienced every awkward encounter.. this was not jostling. we were perfectly in position for the photograph to be taken." https://t.co/Z7OBh7MSvY— Claudia Rosenbaum (@CJRosenbaum) August 10, 2017
When asked if she was open to the possibility that it was someone else. “He had a handful of my ass. I know it was him.” https://t.co/cTlI9QBSN5— Claudia Rosenbaum (@CJRosenbaum) August 10, 2017
“I wouldn’t need that photograph. I could have picked him out of a line of a thousand," said Swift of Mueller. https://t.co/it4gRbB2Sv— Claudia Rosenbaum (@CJRosenbaum) August 10, 2017
When asked if she could see the incident directly Swift said she couldn’t see exactly because her “ass in the back of her body.” https://t.co/3hYJySWRzQ— Claudia Rosenbaum (@CJRosenbaum) August 10, 2017
Swift refused to be victim-blamed:
Why wasn’t the front of the skirt ruffled, McFarland asks.— Blair Miller (@blairmiller) August 10, 2017
“Because my ass is located on the back of my body,” Swift says. #taylorswifttrial
Mueller's atty said you could have taken a break and Taylor Swift responded "and your client could have taken a normal photo with me." https://t.co/81GpfQhJaT— Claudia Rosenbaum (@CJRosenbaum) August 10, 2017
On Mueller's firing Swift said “I am not going to allow your my client to make me feel like it is anyway my fault because it isn’t.” https://t.co/266Rbh6wBg— Claudia Rosenbaum (@CJRosenbaum) August 10, 2017
What happened to Mueller is "a product of his decisions, not mine," Swift says. #TaylorSwiftTrial— Clayton Sandell (@Clayton_Sandell) August 10, 2017
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