Celebrities react to Taylor Swift's 'cutting' testimony in groping trial
Taylor Swift on Thursday testified against former radio DJ David Mueller, whom she has accused of groping her during a 2013 meet-and-greet. Mueller has denied that he assaulted the singer, saying that her false allegations led to the loss of his “dream job” at 98.5 KYGO.
Swift had a lot to say about Mueller’s lawsuit and her countersuit when she took the stand in Denver federal court, and her many responses to Mueller’s attorney, Gabriel McFarland — including “You can ask me a million questions about it and I’m never going to say something different” — are getting reactions from celebrities on social media. Read on to see what Lena Dunham, Nelly Furtado, Hayley Williams, and more stars had to say.
The Girls star came to her good pal’s defense, calling her testimony “fierce” and “cutting.”
The musician related to Swift, saying she has experienced “radio staff attempt to cross lines.”
The actress called Swift — who is the godmother to King’s son, Leo — “F—ING BRAVE.”
The outspoken Star Trek actor deemed Swift “fearless,” referencing the title of her second studio album.
The actress thanked Swift “for taking a stand.”
The Fox News alum, who previously blew the whistle on Roger Ailes’ sexual misconduct, cheered on Swift’s “courage to #standup and #speakup.”
The talk show host was so inspired by Swift, he posted twice and called her “powerful” and “unbelievably smart.”