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John Stamos takes the stand at trial of alleged extortioners

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Actor John Stamos testified today at the trial of Allison Coss and Scott Sippola, the pair who allegedly attempted to extort $680,000 from the Full House star in exchange for potentially compromising photographs, the AP reports. The attorney for the defense claimed during opening arguments that Coss was only 17 when she met Stamos, and maintained that he had brought her back to his hotel room along with two strippers and a bag of cocaine. On the stand, the actor admitted to meeting Coss in 2004, but said it never got beyond “just hanging out” and “socializing,” and Stamos’ camp categorically denied the more salacious accusations in a statement that read, “The allegations made yesterday in the courtroom by the defendants’ attorney during opening statements will not be proven because they are simply untrue.”