Taylor Swift Tears Up During Closing Arguments of Groping Trial

Taylor Swift on Nov. 21 2013 just a few months after the Denver meet-and-greet that resulted in lawsuits. Former radio host David Mueller sued Swift claiming she had gotten him fired. Swift countersued for sexual assault

Taylor Swift on Nov. 21 2013 just a few months after the Denver meet-and-greet that resulted in lawsuits. Former radio host David Mueller sued Swift claiming she had gotten him fired. Swift countersued for sexual assault

The decision came after Swift told the court on Thursday that there was no doubt in her mind that radio personality David Mueller reached under her skirt and fondled her buttocks as she was being photographed ahead of a Denver concert in 2013. "Swift's face. Is that the face of someone who just had a unusual man grab their butt?"

Taylor's lawyer expressed that Mueller's team was unable to provide any evidence that the singer's claim was false and called that DJ's lawsuit "audacious and ridiculous".

"I don't know what kind of man grabs or gropes a music superstar ..."

"It was horrifying, shocking", she said in court, according to a BuzzFeed report.

In duelling lawsuits, Ms Swift said Mr Mueller groped her at a backstage 2013 event and Mr Mueller accused Ms Swift, her mother and a Swift representative of getting him fired while denying the groping accusation.

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The singer's mother, Andrea Swift, had tears in her eyes during the session as she handed her daughter tissues.

McFarland said the photographer who took the image, Stephanie Simbeck, "started it all" by pulling the photo of Mueller, his then-girlfriend and Swift from dozens taken at the event and showing it to Swift, who identified Mueller as the person who touched her. Following her own testimony and cross-examination, Taylor Swift has been able to breathe a sigh of relief over the weekend, when the presiding judge ruled in her favor and threw out Mueller's lawsuit.

If the jury finds in Mueller's favor, damages will be limited to the amount he was owed in the remaining 18 months of his two-year contract.

Martinez agreed with Swift's lawyer, J. Douglas Baldridge, that the other side had failed to show any basis to support Mueller's contractual interference claims against Swift.

Swift is asking for a symbolic $1 in damages, but that does not limit what the eight-member jury could award her should she prevail.

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