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E. Jean Carroll sounds off on Trump failing to pay $83M verdict

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E. Jean Carroll: A Voice for Justice in the MeToo Movement

Accuser E. Jean Carroll

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E. Jean Carroll, who was awarded $83 million in her defamation lawsuit against Donald Trump, expressed concern about collecting the judgment due to Trump’s financial issues.

$454 million

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Her lawyers noted the $454 million judgment in the NY AG’s civil fraud case against Trump, arguing his request to delay paying the defamation award should be denied.

Roberta Kaplan

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Roberta Kaplan, Carroll’s lawyer said, “He simply asks the Court to ‘trust me’ and offers, in a case with an $83.3 million judgment against him, the court filing equivalent of a paper napkin; signed by the least trustworthy of borrowers.”

Recent developments

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“To begin, recent developments give rise to very serious concerns about Trump’s cash position and the feasibility (and ease) of collecting on the judgment in this case,” said the lawyers.

Partially denied

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A judge partially denied Trump’s request, allowing enforcement of financial penalties from the fraud case to be paused if he posts a full bond, but not a reduced bond.

Fraud judgment

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If Trump does not post the full amount, the NY AG can begin collecting the $454 million fraud judgment.

Financial position

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Carroll’s lawyers argued Trump’s financial position raises doubts about collecting the $83 million defamation award she was granted by a jury for Trump denying her sexual assault allegations.

Leading voice

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E. Jean Carroll is known for making a courageous decision to speak out against sexual assault and she has become a leading voice in the MeToo movement.

E. Jean Carroll

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E. Jean Carroll is a journalist, advice columnist, and author, best known for her long-running column in Elle magazine, “Ask E. Jean.” With her sharp wit, candid advice, and fearless demeanor, Carroll has inspired countless women to stand up for themselves and confront the injustices they face in their daily lives.

Carroll’s revelation

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However, it was Carroll’s revelation in 2019 that thrust her into the national spotlight and ignited a firestorm of controversy. In her memoir, “What Do We Need Men For? A Modest Proposal,” Carroll accused then-President Donald Trump of sexually assaulting her in a Bergdorf Goodman dressing room in the mid-1990s. Trump denied the allegations, dismissing Carroll’s account as “totally false” and claiming he had never met her, despite a photograph of them together at a social event.

Carroll’s decision

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Carroll’s decision to come forward with her story was met with both praise and skepticism. Some hailed her as a hero for speaking truth to power and holding a powerful man accountable for his actions. Others questioned her motives and credibility, casting doubt on the veracity of her allegations.

Pursuit of justice

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Despite the backlash, Carroll remained steadfast in her pursuit of justice. In November 2019, she filed a defamation lawsuit against Trump, arguing that his denials had damaged her reputation and subjected her to harassment and threats from his supporters. The case garnered widespread attention, not only for its legal implications but also for its potential to set a precedent for holding powerful individuals accountable for their conduct.

Carroll’s bravery

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While the lawsuit ultimately faced legal challenges and procedural hurdles, Carroll’s bravery in speaking out against sexual assault resonated with millions of women around the world. Her story served as a powerful reminder of the pervasive nature of gender-based violence and the importance of supporting survivors and amplifying their voices.

Beyond her own experiences


Beyond her own experiences, Carroll has been a vocal advocate for victims of sexual harassment and assault, using her platform to raise awareness and push for systemic change. She has called for reforms to laws governing sexual assault allegations, urging policymakers to prioritize the rights and safety of survivors.

Gender equality


In the years since her allegations against Trump came to light, Carroll has continued to speak out against sexual misconduct and advocate for gender equality. Despite facing personal attacks and attempts to discredit her, she remains undeterred in her quest for justice and accountability.


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As the MeToo movement enters a new chapter, E. Jean Carroll stands as a shining example of resilience, courage, and determination. Her unwavering commitment to speaking truth to power has inspired countless women to break their silence and demand a world free from sexual violence and discrimination. In the fight for gender equality, E. Jean Carroll’s voice rings loud and clear: no one should ever have to endure abuse or harassment in silence, and every survivor deserves to be heard and believed.

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