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E. Jean Carroll says she didn’t suffer from alleged Trump rape




Columnist E. Jean Carroll says she suffered “very little” after an alleged sexual assault at the hands of President Donald Trump.

The longtime Elle advice columnist accused the president of sexually assaulting her in a Bergdorf Goodman dressing room in the mid-1990s in her upcoming book, “What Do We Need Men For?”.

In the book, Carroll details how the alleged encounter — which would fit legally accepted definitions of rape, though Carroll did not use that work herself — affected her mental state.

While admitting that it was a “big event” in her life, she said she’s suffered “very little” mentally from it.

Read more: Columnist E. Jean Carroll wrote a vivid account accusing Donald Trump of sexually assaulting her in a Bergdorf Goodman dressing room in the mid-’90s

“I was slightly disordered immediately after, yes,” she wrote. “But I’ve always been blessed with resilience throughout my seven decades, and I only suffer when I think about what unbearable horrors other women may have suffered at his instigation.”

She adds that she continues to shop at Bergdorf’s, including a recent wedding dress shopping trip with her niece in which “the attack never entered” her head.

Even when Trump started running for president, Carroll said that she “rarely thought of it.”

“I am fine. I can’t explain it, but I never suffered,” she said.

She added: “If I feel any agony at all, it is when I think about what he did to me in that dressing room is what he is doing today to the country.”

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