The conduct of the National Enquirer hired a lady claiming to
be Donald Trump’s mistress to forestall her from going open with
her story, another media noble claims.
a New Yorker display on Trump’s attribute with a tabloid,
Gus Wenner, whose father is a stream publisher of Rolling
Stone, pronounced that American Media CEO David Pecker certified to him
that he killed disastrous stories about Trump.
“He told me unequivocally bluntly that he had killed all sorts of
stories for Trump,” Wenner told The New Yorker’s Jeffrey Toobin.
“He hired a lady to be a columnist when she threatened to go
open with a story about Donald.”
Last year, The Wall Street Journal first reported that
Pecker had paid $150,000 to Karen McDougal after she claimed that
she and Trump had a longstanding event during a initial years of
his matrimony to Melania. McDougal was a Playboy Playmate of the
Year in 1998 and had also modeled for Men’s Fitness.
The National Enquirer told a Journal in a matter at
a time that it had not hired McDougal to kill a story,
though rather for dual years of her aptness and magazine
Pecker, who is good friends with Trump, once again
told The New Yorker that he wanted McDougal in his magazine
since her new beauty product line had turn famous — on the
condition that she not write anything bad about Trump.
“Once she’s partial of a company, afterwards on a outward she
can’t be bashing Trump and American Media,” Pecker told a New
When Toobin told Pecker that Trump was not synonymous
with American Media, Pecker replied that it was to him because
“the guy’s a personal crony of mine.”
McDougal declined to criticism when contacted by a New
“I don’t unequivocally like to talk
about things other than my interests and passions—and that’s
health, wellness, etc, etc!!”