DJ David Mueller has officially paid Taylor Swift the money he owed her after he lost a defamation lawsuit earlier this year, but he did it in the absolute pettiest way. And honestly, it’s pretty insulting.
If you’ve forgotten about the lawsuit — though I’m sure you haven’t — here’s a quick recap: in 2013, after Swift accused Mueller of sticking his hand up her skirt during a backstage photo and notified the radio station he worked at, Mueller lost his job and was banned from going to T. Swift concerts indefinitely. A few years later, Mueller filed a defamation suit against Swift, demanding $3 million in reparations. Swift, who counter-sued Mueller, only asked for one symbolic dollar to show that it wasn’t about the money.
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