If I requested you what number of girls have reported being sexually burdened or assaulted by way of President Trump, what number of would you assert? Five? Ten?
No fewer than 16 girls have come ahead to record being sexually burdened or assaulted by way of the president. In the newest video from Brave New Films, we put all in their tales in combination for the primary time.
Seeing their tales in combination is amazingly tough, and damning. Watch 16 Women and Donald Trump now:
As a society, we’re in any case starting to cling tough males to account for abusing for his or her positions and affect to bother and abuse girls. But this motion for duty will ring hole if it doesn’t observe to probably the most tough, and public, sexual harasser in America – the president.
In the post-Harvey Weinstein (or Roy Moore, Louis C.Okay., and so forth.) international we are living in, we can not forget about 16 girls who over the process a long time in a extensive vary of eventualities encountered the similar trend of manipulation, misogyny, harassment and abuse.
We owe it to those girls, and to all girls, to carry President Trump to account.
Cathy Heller met Trump at a Mother’s Day brunch in 1997. She tells us he forcibly attempted to kiss her, “He took my hand, and grabbed me, and went for the lips.” Watch the video.
Jill Harth used to be getting a excursion of Trump’s house in 1993 when she tells us he sexually assaulted her in his daughter Ivanka’s bed room, “he driven me up towards the wall, and had his palms all over the place me and attempted to rise up my get dressed once more, and I needed to bodily say: ‘What are you doing? Stop it.’“ Watch the video.
Temple Taggart used to be a 21-year-old competing within the Miss USA festival in 1997 when she tells us Trump forcibly kissed her, “He kissed me at once at the lips. I assumed, ‘Oh my God, gross.’ He used to be married to Marla Maples on the time. I believe there have been a couple of different ladies that he kissed at the mouth. I used to be like ‘Wow, that’s irrelevant.’“ Watch the video.
Cassandra Searles, a former Miss Washington, tells us that during 2013 Trump handled the contestants “like cattle” and “continually grabbed my ass and invited me to his hotel room.” Watch the video.
Jessica Leeds sat subsequent to Trump on an aircraft within the past due 1970s, when she tells us he grabbed her breasts and attempted to position his hand up her skirt, “He was like an octopus.” “His hands were everywhere.” “It was an assault.” Watch the video.
Kristin Anderson used to be at a Manhattan nightclub within the early 1990s when she tells us a person unexpectedly put his hand up her skirt, touching her genitals. She identified Trump – any individual she had by no means met. “He just stuck his hand up my skirt.” Watch the video.
Lisa Boyne attended a birthday celebration within the mid-1990s with Trump, the place she tells us he made girls stroll throughout a desk in entrance of him. He “stuck his head right underneath their skirts” and commented on their genitals and whether or not they have been dressed in undies. Watch the video.
Karena Virginia encountered Trump at the United States Open in 1998 when she tells us Trump approached her at random, made sexual feedback about her frame and groped her. “Then his hand touched the right side of my breast. I was in shock. I flinched. ‘Don’t you know who I am? Don’t you know who I am?’ – that’s what he said to me.” Watch the video.
Mindy McGillivray used to be serving to a Ray Charles live performance at Mar-a-Lago in 2003 when she says she used to be groped by way of Trump, “All of a unexpected I felt a grasp, just a little nudge. I believe it’s Ken’s digital camera bag, that used to be my first intuition. I flip round and there’s Donald. He type of seemed away briefly. I briefly became again, dealing with Ray Charles, and I’m surprised.’’ Watch the video.
Rachel Crooks used to be a 22-year-old receptionist in Trump Tower in 2005 when she presented herself to Trump. She tells us he started kissing her cheeks and “kissed me directly on the mouth.” “It used to be so irrelevant…I used to be so disappointed that he concept I used to be so insignificant that he may just do this.” Watch the video.
Natasha Stoynoff used to be interviewing Trump for PEOPLE mag in 2005 when she tells us he closed the door to a room, with Melania ready outdoor, and attacked her, “I turned around, and within seconds he was pushing me against the wall and forcing his tongue down my throat.” Watch the video.
Jessica Drake encountered Trump at a golfing match in Lake Tahoe within the mid-2000s. She tells us that he “grabbed” her and two different girls and kissed them “without asking permission” after which introduced her $10,000 and use of his airplane if she would come again to his room. Watch the video.
Ninni Laaksonen, a former Miss Finland, used to be making ready for a TV look in 2006 when she tells us Trump groped her, “He really grabbed my butt.” “I don’t think anybody saw it, but I flinched and thought, ‘What is happening?’” Watch the video.
Samantha Holvey, a former Miss North Carolina, tells us that during 2006 Trump got here into the contestants’ dressing room and as soon as had the contestants line up so he may just step “in front of each girl and look you over from head to toe like we were just meat, we were just sexual objects, that we were not people.” Watch the video.
Tasha Dixon, a former Miss Arizona, tells us that during 2001 Trump “just came strolling right in” to their dressing room. “There was no second to put a robe on or any sort of clothing or anything. Some girls were topless. Others girls were naked.” Watch the video.
Trump in 2005 bragged to Howard Stern about invading his contestants’ dressing rooms, “You know they’re standing there with no clothes. And you see these incredible-looking women. And so I sort of get away with things like that.”
Summer Zervos, a contestant on The Apprentice, met with Trump in 2007 about getting a task with the Trump Organization. She tells us he greeted her with an “open-mouthed” kiss and groped her breast. As she tried to push him off, he “thrusted his genitals” towards her. Watch the video.
These 16 courageous girls have confronted assaults on their personality, and plenty of had been threatened with prison motion by way of Trump as a way to intimidate and silence them. How many different girls had been burdened and abused by way of our president?
Let’s now not disregard Trump’s notorious Access Hollywood interview in 2005 during which he bragged about assaulting girls. The chief of the loose international dropped strains like, “I moved on her like a bitch,” “Just kiss. I don’t even wait” and “Grab them by the pussy. You can do anything.”
Enough is sufficient. Now is the time for duty. No one, regardless of how tough their task, will have to have the ability to harass and abuse girls with impunity.