Donald Trump‘s notorious “Entry Hollywood” quote is not simply locker room speak, apparently — he repeated it whereas below oath for a deposition within the E. Jean Carroll case … and added a reasonably surprising clarification.
Throughout Trump’s depo — recorded on video final October — Carroll’s lawyer, Roberta Kaplan, is grilling him about his therapy of ladies, typically, and raises the recent mic remarks he made through the 2005 interview with Billy Bush: “And if you’re a star, they allow you to do it. You are able to do something, seize them by the p****. You are able to do something.”
The lawyer asks, “That is what you mentioned, right?” … and with out blinking he responds, “Properly, traditionally, that is true with stars. In case you look over the past million years, I assume that is been largely true.”
He then, stunningly, added … “Sadly or fortuitously.”
Trump was being deposed as a result of Carroll is suing him for battery and defamation, and the trial is ongoing proper now in NYC. Carroll claimed Trump raped her within the ’90s, and he responded by calling her story a “hoax,” and declaring she’s not his kind.
In the course of the depo, he additionally known as her a “nut job” and a “whack job.”
Closing arguments are anticipated to start Monday, until Trump decides he needs to testify.