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Taylor Swift Testifies in Court During Groping Trial: He Grabbed My Bare Ass Cheek

Taylor Swift has officially taken the stand in her trial against former Colorado DJ David Mueller, who she alleges groped her during a photo opp.

*This documentation could be triggering for survivors of sexual assault*

“It was a definite grab. A very long grab…I don’t think it would be wise to estimate time in court, but I know it was long enough for me to be completely sure that it was intentional,” Taylor told David‘s attorney on the stand (via E! News).

“He stayed latched on to my bare ass cheek… I felt him grab onto my ass cheek underneath my skirt. The first couple of milliseconds I thought it must be a mistake, so I moved to the side very quickly so that his side would be removed from my ass cheek, but it didn’t let go,” she continued.

“It was a very shocking thing that has never happened to me before. This was not something I had ever dealt with. I got as far away from him as I possibly could,” Taylor continued.

Taylor‘s mom took the stand the day before and broke down discussing what happened to her daughter.

Later, Taylor was asked why the front of her skirt was unruffled in the photo if the DJ’s hand was on her butt and Taylor responded, “Because my ass is located on the back of my body.” The lawyer then said Taylor could have taken a break if she was so taken aback by what happened, and she responded, “Your client could have taken a normal photo with me.”

“I am not going to allow you or your client to make it seem like this is in anyway my fault, because it isn’t,” she continued. “He did not touch my rib, he did not touch my arm, he did not touch my hand, he grabbed my bare ass.”

“What Mr. Mueller did was, like I said, very intentional, and the location was very intentional,” Taylor said when asked if she had prompted her bodyguard for help during the moment. “And I wasn’t going to blame [my bodyguard] Greg Dent…none of us expected this to happen. It had never happened before.”

Taylor Swift's Mom Andrea Breaks Down Testifying in Sexual Assault Trial

Taylor Swift returned to court in Denver on Wednesday afternoon (August 9) to continue her groping case against radio host David Mueller.

While in court on Wednesday, the 27-year-old entertainer’s mom Andrea testified against Mueller in defense of her daughter.

“I knew what happened, I heard it from her, I heard it from my daughter’s mouth. He sexually assaulted her, right there, that guy,” An emotional Andrea said while pointing at Mueller via (E! News). “She couldn’t believe that after he grabbed her, that she thanked them for being there. It was just destroying her that she said that…as a parent it made me question why I taught her to be so polite in that moment.”

Andrea went on to explain that they did not report the situation to the police because they didn’t want this action to “define” Taylor‘s life.

“I was upset to the point where I wanted to vomit and cry at the same time,” Andrea continued. “We felt it was imperative to let his employers know what happened.”

Stay tuned for more on the trial.

Taylor Swift Pictured in Courtroom Sketches from Trial in Denver

Taylor Swift is currently in court for her trial against radio host David Mueller.

The DJ sued Taylor after he was fired for allegedly groping the singer at a concert meet-and-greet. She filed a countersuit, alleging that she was sexual assaulted by Mueller.

Taylor is reportedly only seeking $1 in damages and is fighting in court out to take “a stand for all women.” Her attorney said in his opening statements on Tuesday morning (August 8) that “this is a case of sexual assault in the workplace.”

“A woman is assaulted. She reports it and she gets sued … it doesn’t make sense,” the lawyer said (via People). “She’s trying to tell people out there that you can say no when someone grabs you no matter who they are.”

Taylor‘s hair was in a low bun and she wore a long-sleeved dress over a shirt. Her mom Andrea Swift sat alongside her and reportedly got emotional during the opening statements.

Stay tuned for more on the trial.

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Taylor Swift Attends Jury Selection for Groping Case in Denver

Taylor Swift was present in a Denver courtroom on Monday (August 7) for the jury selection process in her case against radio host David Mueller, who she has accused of groping her.

The 27-year-old singer reportedly dressed in a white dress with a black jacket and sat at a table with her mom Andrea Swift and their attorney, according to the Associated Press.

Mueller was also in the room, but he and Swift did not look at each other at all.

Some of the questions that the jury had to answer were, “Have you ever considered yourself a fan of Taylor Swift?” and if they had ever listened to Taylor‘s music on the radio, watched any of her videos, read about her, purchased one of her albums, intentionally listened to her on a music service, or gone to one of her concerts.

The jury selection process will continue on Tuesday and a total of eight jurors will be selected from a pool of 60 candidates.

Here's Why Taylor Swift Might Testify in Groping Case in Denver

Taylor Swift‘s legal battle against Colorado-based DJ David Mueller will go to trial this week and the court documents filed by the singer explain why she probably wants to testify on the stand.

The 27-year-old entertainer alleged that Mueller lifted her skirt and groped her butt while taking a photo with him during a concert meet-and-greet back in 2013. He sued her two years later, blaming her for being fired by radio station KYGO and damaging his reputation.

Taylor filed a countersuit against Mueller, alleging assault and battery. It’s expected that she will take the stand to testify against Mueller during the trial, which begins jury selection on Monday (August 7) in Denver, Col.

In her court documents, Taylor said that she wants to “serve as an example to other women who may resist publicly reliving similar outrageous and humiliating acts.” She also plans on donating any money she wins to nonprofits that are “dedicated to protecting women from similar acts of sexual assault and personal disregard,” according to BuzzFeed.

We applaud Taylor for being brave enough to take a stand against sexual assault. Stay tuned for the latest on the trial.

Taylor Swift's Sexual Assault Case Will Head to Court Next Week

Taylor Swift is currently in the middle of a legal battle with a DJ in Colorado who claims he was fired from his job at 98.5 KYGO over her accusations that he groped her butt while taking a meet-and-greet photo in 2013.

The 27-year-old singer and DJ David Mueller‘s lawyers will face off in court next week, TMZ reports.

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According to new legal docs, jury selection will begin on Monday (August 6) in Colorado.

Additionally, 32 seats will be held each day for the public, given out on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Long lines are expected as people line up to watch Taylor in court. Passes will be handed out at 7 a.m. to the first 32 people. An overflow room with TV monitors will be also be available for 75 more people.

However, there is no guarantee that Taylor will be in court every day.

David first sued Taylor for the accusation, claiming that the incident may have happened by accident, and Taylor fought back with her own suit, saying she felt, “frantic, distressed, [and] violated in a way I had never experienced before.”