ASS CLOWN!

Stormy re­veals: I gave Trump a sex spank­ing Hooked up once, thought — ‘Ugh, here we go’ Stranger threat­ened me & tot, or­dered si­lence

New York Daily News - - FRONT PAGE - BY CHRIS SOMMERFELD­T and LEONARD GREENE

PORN STAR Stormy Daniels con­firmed Sun­day that she broke Don­ald Trump down by spank­ing his bot­tom with a mag­a­zine fea­tur­ing his face on the cover — and had sex with him only once.

Daniels, in a highly an­tic­i­pated, wide-rang­ing in­ter­view with “60 Min­utes,” also re­vealed that when news of the sex­ca­pade sur­faced be­fore Trump ran for Pres­i­dent, she was threat­ened by a mys­tery man in a Las Ve­gas park­ing lot as she held her in­fant daugh­ter.

Af­ter agree­ing to a din­ner date in Trump’s Lake Ta­hoe ho­tel suite in 2006, Daniels said the fu­ture leader of the free world broke the ice with her by turn­ing around and drop­ping his pants.

Daniels, 39, said Trump had tried to im­press her by show­ing her a mag­a­zine with his pic­ture on the cover. The only cover Trump ap­peared on that year was Forbes.

“‘Does, just, you know, talk­ing about your­self nor­mally work?’ ” Daniels said she asked Trump. “And I was like, ‘Some­one should take that mag­a­zine and spank you with it.’ And I’ll never for­get the look on his face.

“I don’t think any­one’s ever spo­ken to him like that, es­pe­cially, you know, a young woman who looked like me,” Daniels said. “And I said, you know, ‘Give me that,’ and I just re­mem­ber him go­ing, ‘You wouldn’t.’ ‘Hand it over.’ And — so he did, and I was like, ‘Turn around, drop ’em.’ ”

“You told Don­ald Trump to turn around and take off his pants?” cor­re­spon­dent An­der­son Cooper asked.

“He turned around and pulled his pants down a lit­tle — you know, had un­der­wear on and stuff, and I just gave him a cou­ple swats,” Daniels said. “And from that mo­ment on, he was a com­pletely dif­fer­ent per­son.”

Daniels went on to de­scribe hav­ing sex with Trump that night, even though she was not phys­i­cally at­tracted to him, and re­gret­ted putting her­self in the po­si­tion of be­ing alone with him in his ho­tel room.

“I was like, ‘Ugh, here we go,’ ” she said. “And I just felt like maybe — it was sort of — I had it com­ing for mak­ing a bad de­ci­sion for go­ing to some­one’s room alone and I just heard the voice in my head, ‘Well, you put your­self in a bad sit­u­a­tion and bad things hap­pen, so you de­serve this.’ ”

Daniels, then 27, said the tryst was con­sen­sual. She said Trump, then 60, did not wear a con­dom, and she did not ask him to. Daniels also said that dur­ing that din­ner Trump said she re­minded him of his daugh­ter, pre­sum­ably a ref­er­ence to Ivanka Trump.

“You are spe­cial. You re­mind me of my daugh­ter,” he said, ac­cord­ing to Daniels. “You’re smart and beau­ti­ful, and a woman to be reck­oned with, and I like you. I like you.”

Daniels said Trump, now 71, also told her that he and his wife, Me­la­nia, did not share a bed­room.

“Don’t worry about that,” Trump said, ac­cord­ing to her. “We don’t even — we have sep­a­rate rooms and stuff.”

She said Trump dan­gled the idea of an ap­pear­ance on “The Ap­pren­tice” to keep her in­ter­ested in him. Daniels said they never had sex again, although he tried to, com­ing on to her strongly af­ter a meet­ing a year later dur­ing which they watched a doc­u­men­tary about shark at­tacks.

Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clif­ford, said she never got the op­por­tu­nity to ap­pear on “The Ap­pren­tice.”

She also told Cooper that sev­eral years later, af­ter a mag­a­zine in­ter­view about the tryst, she was threat­ened by a mys­tery man as she went to a gym.

“A guy walked up on me and said to me, ‘Leave Trump alone. For­get the story,’ ” Daniels said. “And then he leaned around and looked at my daugh­ter and said, ‘That’s a beau­ti­ful lit­tle girl. It’d be a shame if some­thing hap­pened to her mom.’ ” The dis­turb­ing con­fronta­tion came af­ter Daniels had done a lengthy in­ter­view with InTouch mag­a­zine about her al­leged sex romp with Trump. The in­ter­view was never pub­lished be­cause Trump’s per­sonal at­tor­ney Michael Co­hen (photo) threat­ened to sue the gos­sip mag­a­zine. Daniels said she never re­ported the threat to po­lice be­cause she was ter­ri­fied. “I was rat­tled,” she said. “I re­mem­ber go­ing into the work­out class and my hands are shak­ing so much.” “I was afraid I was go­ing to drop her,” she added of her daugh­ter. Af­ter the broad­cast, a lawyer for Co­hen dis­puted Daniels’ claim that “an al­leged thug” threat­ened her. “In truth, Mr. Co­hen had ab­so­lutely noth­ing what­so­ever to do with any such per­son or in­ci­dent, and does not even be­lieve that any such per­son ex­ists, or that such in­ci­dent ever oc­curred,” the lawyer, Brent Blakely, told Daniels’ at­tor­ney Michael Ave­natti in a let­ter.

Daniels said the CBS in­ter­view did not vi­o­late a nondis­clo­sure agree­ment she signed with Co­hen be­fore the 2016 elec­tion be­cause Trump never signed it. She con­firmed she was paid $130,000 and said she re­jected much more money to tell her story.

“I didn’t want to kiss and tell and be la­beled all the things that I’m be­ing la­beled now,” Daniels said. “I didn’t want to take away from the le­git­i­mate and le­gal, I’d like to point out, ca­reer that I’ve worked very hard to es­tab­lish. And most im­por­tantly, I did not want my fam­ily and my child ex­posed to all the things that she’s be­ing ex­posed to right now. Be­cause every­thing that I was afraid of com­ing out has come out any­way, and guess what? I don’t have a mil­lion dol­lars.”

The “Good Will Hump­ing” ac­tress has of-

He was like, ‘Wow, you — you are spe­cial. You re­mind me of my daugh­ter. I like you.’

fered to re­turn the money. Co­hen ad­mit­ted last month that he made the pay­ment, and told Van­ity Fair he was do­ing what any lawyer would do for a high-pro­file client.

But Brook­lyn Law School Dean Ni­cholas Allard said Co­hen is in an “eth­i­cal box.”

“An at­tor­ney is not able to op­er­ate as a free agent,” Allard told the Daily News. “He must have the in­formed con­sent of their client in rep­re­sent­ing them. An at­tor­ney just can’t go out and act and make de­ci­sions on be­half of his client with­out get­ting their con­sent. That’s le­gal ethics rule No. 1. Ap­par­ently Mr. Co­hen missed that class.”

Allard also said it’s “highly un­likely” Co­hen and Trump would be able to en­force the nondis­clo­sure agree­ment in light of Daniels’ go­ing on “60 Min­utes” be­cause it’s “as­ton­ish­ing how poor the qual­ity of the NDA is and how poor the lawyer­ing is on be­half of the Pres­i­dent.”

Daniels had de­nied sev­eral times that she slept with Trump, but she said she lied in her de­nials be­cause she felt she had no other choice.

“I was con­cerned for my fam­ily and their safety,” she said.

Fif­teen months af­ter she signed the nondis­clo­sure agree­ment, news of the tryst — and the hush money — came out in a Wall Street Jour­nal ar­ti­cle.

Since then, Ave­natti has lashed out at the Trump team for in­tim­i­dat­ing his client.

“This is about the coverup,” Ave­natti said. “This is about the ex­tent that Mr. Co­hen and the Pres­i­dent have gone to in­tim­i­date this woman, to si­lence her, to threaten her and to put her un­der their thumb. It is thug­gish be­hav­ior from people in power. And it has no place in Amer­i­can democ­racy.”

Daniels was clear that she did not want to be mis­taken for part of the #MeToo move­ment.

“I am not a vic­tim,” she said. “I’ve never said I was a vic­tim.”

So he turned around and pulled his pants down a lit­tle — you know had un­der­wear on and stuff and I just gave him a cou­ple swats.

Were you COOPER: phys­i­cally at­tracted to him?

No. DANIELS:

COOPER: Not at all?

No. DANIELS:

Don­ald Trump tried to im­press X-rated ac­tress Stormy Daniels (far right) with his mug on a mag­a­zine be­fore 2006 tryst, she said in TV in­ter­view with An­der­son Cooper (below, fac­ing page).

In “60 Min­utes” in­ter­view Sun­day, porn star Stormy Daniels (left) said fu­ture Pres­i­dent Trump told her she re­minded him of his daugh­ter when they had sex in 2006, and as­sured her there was no prob­lem with wife Me­la­nia be­cause “we have sep­a­rate rooms.”

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