Swift cost me my career, claims radio host
I’m Not Gonna Miss You, You’ve Lost That Lovin’
Gentle on My Mind, By the Time I Get to Phoenix DENVER: A United States radio host denied groping pop singer Taylor Swift and accused her of ruining his career as a civil suit brought by him got underway yesterday.
The 27-year-old Swift has counter-sued, alleging David “Jackson” Mueller groped her during a photo opportunity at a 2013 concert.
“It cost me my career... the thing I love the most,” Mueller said. “It’s despicable, the thing they’ve accused me of.”
Mueller did not sue his station KYGO or its parent company Lincoln Financial Media Co. of A memorial for the late Glen Campbell on his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles.
named Album of the Year at the 1968 Grammy Awards.
Campbell hosted his own television show, The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour, from 1969 to 1972, and took his chiselled good looks to Hollywood.
He appeared in the classic 1969 Western True Grit playing the role of La Boeuf, a Texas Ranger who partnered with John Wayne’s Rooster Cogburn in search of a killer.
Campbell’s best-selling single, Rhinestone Cowboy, was released in 1975 and has sold more than five million copies.
Campbell, who was married four times and had eight children, had well-publicized struggles with drinking and drugs.
He chronicled his fight with alcohol and cocaine addiction in his 1994 autobiography Rhinestone Cowboy.
He credited his marriage to his fourth wife, Kim, and his embrace of Christianity with helping him reach sobriety.
Campbell’s death was met with an outpouring of grief from stars of the country music world and his fans.
“Glen Campbell was one of the greatest voices of all time. I will always love you, Glen!” said Dolly Parton.
“Thank you @GlenCampbell for the artistry, grace & class you brought to country music. You were a shining light in so many ways,” said country megastar Brad Paisley.
Arizona Senator John McCain also lamented Campbell’s passing.
“Glen Campbell, a great entertainer, a great man & a great Arizonan — thanks for the memories!” McCain said. AFP Colorado, after he was fired June 4, 2013.
Instead, he is seeking US$3 million (RM12.8 million) in lost wages and future income from Swift, alleging her complaint led to his unfair dismissal.
He told the court he had sent out two dozen resumes and audio samples, but re- ceived no job offers since being terminated.
Mueller’s attorney Gabriel McFarland told the eight-member jury it was a “he said, she said situation”, and that Swift mistook her client for someone else.
The singer, who alleges he lifted her skirt and fondled her buttocks during the photo op, has said she knows who had assaulted her.
Her lawyer, Doug Baldridge, told the jury that four members of Swift’s team were in the room where the photo was taken, and knew immediately something wrong had happened. AFP
Glen Campbell on one of his farewell concert tour shows at Club Nokia, Los Angeles, shortly after he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2011. A courtroom sketch of Taylor Swift listening as David Mueller testified yesterday.