Soap star: Trump’s lewd remarks don’t define me
One of the women Donald Trump made lewd comments about in a leaked recording, has spoken out for the first time.
Actress Arianne Zucker addressed the controversy on Twitter, after a conversation between US presidential candidate Trump and then-Access Hollywood host Billy Bush was leaked.
Arianne appears in the video when Trump and Bush arrive for a tour of the sopaie’s set, just after Trump took a moment to freshen his breathe “just in case I start kissing her”.
Before arriving on set the recording, published by The Washington Post and NBC News on Friday, captures Trump revealing that he’d tried unsuccessfully to sleep with a married woman named Nancy.
He added: “When you're a star, they let you do it. You can do anything.”
"Grab them by the p***y. You can do anything."
Zucker took to Twitter to respond to the incident.
She wrote: "My name is Arianne (R-E-on) ZUCKER (Zooker) and I am a strong, independent, hard working mother, business woman and partner to a great man. I have grown to learn that the words of others cannot effect the value of my self worth or define the content of my character. How we treat one another, whether behind closed doors, locker rooms or face to face, should be done with kindness, dignity and respect. (sic)”
“Unfortunately, there are too many people in power who abuse their position and disregard these simple principles and are rewarded for it. In understanding the magnitude of this situation, I choose to stand tall with self respect and use my voice to enrich, inspire and elevate the best of who we are as people," she added.