KAUFMAN, Texas — The husband of grownup movie performer Stormy Daniels has filed for divorce in Texas. Daniels, whose actual identify is Stephanie Clifford, has stated that she had intercourse with Donald Trump earlier than he turned president, one thing Mr. Trump has denied.

Glendon Crain filed the petition for divorce on July 18 in state district courtroom in Kaufman County, situated simply southeast of Dallas. In his 13-page divorce petition, Crain alleged adultery as grounds for the divorce and seeks sole custody of the couple’s 7-year-old daughter and baby help from Clifford, in addition to a monetary award and disproportionate share of the couple’s neighborhood property.

Daniels’ lawyer Michael Avenatti stated in a tweet that Daniels and Crain determined mutually to finish their marriage and that the “accuracy” of the divorce petition is “vehemently disputed.”

The grownup movie star tweeted late Monday that she would not “want or need privateness,” however that she desires “reality. And it’ll come out. I am not afraid.” 

A girl answering the telephone within the Terrell, Texas, workplace of Crain’s legal professional, Rothwell Pool, stated he had no remark for the reason that case is at present in litigation.

Crain and Daniels married in 2015 and had been dwelling collectively till about two weeks in the past, in accordance with the petition.


Stormy Daniels and Glendon Crain


Daniels has stated she had intercourse with Mr. Trump in 2006 when he was married. As a part of their investigation into Trump’s lawyer Michael Cohen, prosecutors have been inspecting the $130,000 fee that was made to Daniels as a part of a confidentiality settlement days earlier than the 2016 presidential election.

In April, FBI brokers raided Cohen’s house, workplace and lodge room as a part of a probe into his enterprise dealings and investigators had been looking for information concerning the nondisclosure settlement that Daniels had signed, amongst different issues.

In Could, Rudy Giuliani, certainly one of Trump’s attorneys, stated the president had repaid Cohen for the $130,000 fee to Daniels, contradicting Trump’s prior claims that he did not know the supply of the cash.

Transparency teams and Democrats have argued that the key efforts to silence Trump accusers, together with the fee to Daniels, must be investigated by the Federal Election Fee as potential violations of marketing campaign finance legal guidelines, which require disclosure of marketing campaign expenditures. Trump’s attorneys have argued that any funds to accusers would have been made no matter his presidential candidacy, and that no violation occurred.

Final month, Daniels and two different girls had been arrested at a strip membership the place they had been performing. Misdemeanor fees had been dropped towards Daniels, hours after she was arrested over the efficiency at Sirens throughout which some patrons touched her in a “non-sexual” approach.

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