Melania Trump, wife of Republican presidential
candidate Donald Trump, has warned Daily Mail
and other media outlets that there will be legal
action against them over articles about her past.
According to one of the lawyers representing her,
“Mrs. Trump has placed several news
organizations on notice of her legal claims
against them, including Daily Mail among
others, for making false and defamatory
statements about her supposedly having
been an ‘escort’ in the 1990s. All such statements are 100% false, highly
damaging to her reputation, and personally
hurtful. She understands that news media
have certain leeway in a presidential
campaign, but outright lying about her in
this way exceeds all bounds of appropriate news reporting and human decency.