Ex-Playboy centerfold sues a top fundraiser for Trump
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former Playboy model is suing Elliott Broidy, a top fundraiser for President Donald Trump, along with her former lawyer and the attorney for porn actress Stormy Daniels.
Shera Bechard’s lawsuit was filed Friday in Los Angeles. She and Broidy had an affair and last spring Broidy disclosed he agreed to pay her $1.6 million as part of a confidentiality agreement.
The suit also names Bechard’s former attorney, Keith Davidson, and Michael Avenatti, who is the attorney for Daniels and a frequent Trump critic. Daniels is suing Trump over a confidentiality agreement following a 2006 affair that he denies.
A judge granted Bechard’s request to file her lawsuit under seal so details aren’t public. However, in requesting the seal, Bechard cited a Wall Street Journal story from last weekend that said Broidy had stopped making payments to her because Davidson had discussed details of the confidentiality agreement with Avenatti.