Swift fears for her safety if transcript goes public
Los Angeles, Dec 24 (IANS) Singer Taylor Swift fears for her life if court transcript of her sexual assault case against DJ David Mueller is released to the public.
The singer has accused Mueller of grabbing her rear during a photo session backstage at a 2013 concert.
This week, she filed papers asking for the court to redact a transcript from a July hearing, in which her lawyers talk about her security detail and specific threats made against her in the past.
She filed documents asking the court to redact portions of a transcript from a July hearing in her sexual assault case against Mueller. At the hearing, her lawyers specifically talked about her security detail and specific threats made against her in the past, reports tmz.com.
The singer has claimed that the transcript contains sensitive and personal information which could jeopardize her safety if made public record.
The entertainment portal quoted her legal team as saying: “The same people who have threatened Ms. Swift in the past, as well as copy cats, may be emboldened by public attention they’d get if the whole transcript comes out.”
The judge is yet to rule on Swift’s request.