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Taylor Swift: DJ accused of 'groping' singer has lawsuit against star dismissed

Taylor Swift: DJ accused of 'groping' singer has lawsuit against star dismissed

Taylor Swift countersued former DJ Mueller over claims that he groped her during a meet-and-greet prior to her concert show, explaining it as a "long grab" that she was "completely sure" that it was intentional.

DJ David Mueller had been suing Swift on the basis her claims he had sexually assaulted her had cost him his "dream job" but a judge ruled the singer could not be held liable as Mueller failed to prove she personally set out to have him fired.

On Friday, Swift's bodyguard, Greg Dent, testified against Mueller and said that he witnessed the alleged assault. Swift counter sued for a symbolic $1, as she did not want to profit off the case.

Swift spent an hour on the witness stand Thursday defiantly recounting what she called a "despicable and horrifying and shocking" encounter before a concert. She said she told him and his girlfriend, who was also in the photo, "thank you for coming" in a monotone voice before they left.

As she prepares for the release of her upcoming album, Swift has done her best to stay out of the spotlight and has performed just once in 2017.

Andrea said that she felt like throwing up when she heard about the assault. Mueller's then-girlfriend, Shannon Melcher, is on the other side of Swift. Melcher said Mueller was devastated by the accusation. According to reports, the jury was sent home this weekend before the judge will decide on the counterclaim brought by Swift's attorney to exclude her from Mueller's lawsuit. They drifted apart late in 2013, but Melcher says they remained friends.