Swift in court for DJ’s groping trial
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Godzilla, LOS ANGELES: Pop superstar Taylor Swift was in court on Monday as the trial began in a case pitting her against a DJ accused of groping her at an event.
Eight jurors were selected on Monday with Swift looking on in the courtroom. Media said she sat with her lawyers, dressed in a light top and dark blazer.
Swift, 27, could take the stand to give details of the alleged asduring sault a meet-and-greet four years ago.
Swift says radio DJ David Mueller grabbed her buttock during a visit backstage at the Pepsi Centre in Denver in June 2013 before a concert.
ue er was sacked two days after the allegations by his employer, radio station KYGO. He launched a suit against Swift in September 2015. Mueller said it was one of his friends who had touched her inappropriately. Swift has counter-sued for sexual assault. AFP
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