Melania Trump filed a $150 million lawsuit against The Daily Mail on Thursday for reporting what she said was a false story about her about her involvement in an escort service, CNN Money reported.
The suit, filed in state court in Montgomery County, Maryland, alleged that stories in The Daily Mail and a blog called Tarpley, which was also named as a defendant, made statements that were hurtful to Trump’s career and personal life.
“These defendants made several statements about Mrs. Trump that are 100% false and tremendously damaging to her personal and professional reputation,” Trump’s lawyer, Charles Harder, said in a statement, as quoted by CNN Money.
“Defendants broadcast their lies to millions of people throughout the U.S. and the world—without any justification,” the statement from Harder continued. “Their many lies include, among others, that Mrs. Trump supposedly was an ‘escort’ in the 1990s before…
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