(NATIONAL) -- On
Wednesday a magazine called InTouch
ran excerpts from
an interview with
an "adult film star" named Stormy Daniels (aka Stephanie
Clifford) where she spoke in detail about having an alleged 2006
affair with then married and future-president Donald Trump.
items from the interview:
is said to be the first confirmation in print from Daniels about the
alleged affair, rumors of which had swirled around prior to the 2016
election and picked up some new attention this past week
Wall Street Journal reported that Trump’s personal
lawyer paid her $130,000 to keep quiet about the affair, a payment
that reportedly included the film star signing an NDA (non-disclosure
interview with Daniels was reportedly done in 2011, which means it
occurred before she signed the reported NDA. The magazine claims it
confimed Daniels’ account of what happened between her and
Trump with two sources at the time and the actress also took a
Daily Beast reported that, according to a source familiar with the
matter, later this week InTouch is
planning to run "the entire unedited interview it conducted with
Daniels. All 5,500 words of it."
to Daniels, she and Trump first met at a 2006 golf tournament and
Trump later invited her to dinner. When she arrived at his hotel room
he was wearing sweatpants. They ate dinner in the room then she
excused herself to go to the bathroom and when she came back out, she
says Trump was sitting on the bed and invited her to join him. She
says they then had sex that she described as “textbook
generic," and "nothing crazy," just one position,
"what you would expect someone his age to do."
said they did not use any protection during sex such as a condom.
called her roughly every 10 days after their first encounter and that
they did have later sexual encounters.
White House, President Trump’s personal attorney Michael
Cohen, and Daniels have all denied that she was paid off for her
silence or that the sex ever happened.
January 10th statement released by Cohen on her behalf,
Daniels said that
any allegations that she and Trump had a sexual relationship were