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Wall Street Journal Writes About Donald Trump Cheating On Melania In 2006 With Playboy Model

November 5, 2016

How the evangelical crowd can in any way accept the lifestyle choices of Donald Trump is a mystery that I still have not been able to wrap my head around.  This story does however underscore what I have long thought about Melania who slipped into the billionaire’s bed.  She stays married to Donald in light of the facts and in so doing defines herself.

The company that owns the National Enquirer, a backer of Donald Trump, agreed to pay $150,000 to a former Playboy centerfold model for her story of an affair a decade ago with the Republican presidential nominee, but then didn’t publish it, according to documents reviewed by The Wall Street Journal and people familiar with the matter. The tabloid-newspaper publisher reached an agreement in early August with Karen McDougal, the 1998 Playmate of the Year. American Media Inc., which owns the Enquirer, hasn’t published anything about what she has told friends was a consensual romantic relationship she had with Mr. Trump in 2006. At the time, Mr. Trump was married to his current wife, Melania. Quashing stories that way is known in the tabloid world as ‘catch and kill.’ … Mr. Trump and American Media Chairman and Chief Executive Officer David J. Pecker are longtime friends.

Quashing stories that way is known in the tabloid world as “catch and kill.”

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