The Wife United States President Melania Trump has filed a $150 million dollars (£120 million) lawsuit against the Daily Mail’s owner in New York claiming the article about her previous professional work as a model that it cost her millions of dollars in potential business.
Daily Mail, had in the August 20, 2016 publication alleged that the First Lady provided services beyond simply modelling
Britain’s Daily Mail on Wednesday agreed to pay Melania Trump $2.9m and issue an apology for the article and said it would issue a retraction.
CNN report,the settlement is worth $2.9 million, including legal costs and damages.
Daily mail issue statement “We accept that these allegations about Mrs. Trump are not true and we retract and withdraw them. We apologize to Mrs. Trump for any distress that our publication caused her,” it said adding “We have agreed to pay her damages and costs.”
Trump also filed suit against the Daily Mail in the United Kingdom. The agreement disclosed Wednesday settles all her claims against the publication relating to the retracted article.
The Mail article questioned the nature of the work undertaken by Trump in the 1990s, and republished allegations that she provided services beyond simply modeling.