- by cnn
- 01 Oct 2023
Trump denies the accusations.
After she took the stand, Carroll described running into Trump as she was leaving the Bergdorf Goodman luxury department store.
Carroll said Trump suggested they both try it on, and motioned toward the dressing room. She said she did not take it seriously.
But, she said, the mood changed rapidly after they stepped into the dressing room.
Carroll said she escaped after she was able to lift her knee and push him off. She fled the store.
Later, Carroll shed tears as she explained that she found it impossible to even smile at a man she was attracted to after the alleged rape, and that she had not had sex since.
Carroll also admitted there was a contradiction between her role as an advice columnist telling readers to seek therapy or go to the police, and her own failure to do either.
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