Adult-film actress Stormy Daniels, who is suing President Donald Trump and his attorney Michael Cohen in Los Angeles over an alleged 2006-07 affair with Trump, released a composite sketch Tuesday of a man she claims threatened her to keep quiet about the alleged relationship.
She released the sketch during an appearance on ABC’s “The View.” Daniels and her attorney, Michael Avenatti, also announced a $100,000 reward for information leading to the identification of the man, asking people to send tips to [email protected]
Daniels claims the man threatened her in 2011 in Las Vegas in the presence of her young daughter, telling her to drop her allegations about a Trump affair.
“And then he leaned around and looked at my daughter and said, `That’s a beautiful little girl. It’d be a shame if something happened to her mom. Forget about the story. Leave Mr. Trump alone,”‘ Daniels said.
She described the man as between 5-foot-9 and 6 feet tall, aged 30 to 40 and with a “fit” body.
Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, is seeking to have the non-disclosure agreement she signed two years ago declared invalid, because Trump never signed it. She said the agreement was intended to silence her about the alleged affair she had with Trump.
Cohen has said that as part of the pact, he paid $130,000 to Daniels out of his own pocket just before the presidential election and that he wasn’t reimbursed. Cohen is asking the judge to compel closed-door arbitration to resolve the suit.
Trump has not directly addressed Daniels’ allegations, although White House press officials have repeatedly said that Trump denies having an affair with Daniels. Trump recently told reporters he had no knowledge of the Cohen’s payment to Daniels.
Avenatti recently expanded the lawsuit, adding a defamation allegation against Cohen, who has accused Daniels of lying about the alleged affair and her accusation that someone physically threatened her after she went public.
Cohen has filed papers alleging he could seek as much as $20 million from the actress for breaching the nondisclosure agreement.
Daniels said on “The View” that she continues to speak out, despite the $20 million damages threat, because “I’m tired of being threatened.”
“I’m sorry. I’m done. I’m done being bullied,” she said.