Karen McDougal loses lawsuit over Fox News segment slamming 'extortion' of Trump

NEW YORK — A former Playboy model who claims to have had an affair with President Donald Trump was not defamed by Tucker Carlson’s scathing commentary on Fox News because viewers understand he is “not stating actual facts,” a judge ruled Thursday.Karen McDougal entered national headlines after it emerged that the National Enquirer bought the story of her alleged affair for $150,000 in the lead up to the 2016 election. Trump’s former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, then reimbursed the Enquirer to keep the story under wraps.In a Dec. 10, 2018, episode of “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” the conservat…

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