Donald Trump's Ex-Girlfriend Sticks up for Him After Scathing New York Times Piece
"He never made me feel like I was being demeaned in any way,” Rowanne Brewer Lane, who was featured in the Times' piece, said of the real estate mogul turned presumptive GOP presidential nominee.
Donald Trump's ex-girlfriend Rowanne Brewer Lane came to his defense after a piece ran in The New York Times over the weekend skewering the presumptive GOP presidential nominee for what the paper characterized as a history of sexism.
Lane appeared Monday morning on Fox & Friends where she called the billionaire businessman turned would-be politician a "gentleman."
"I did not have a negative experience with Donald Trump," said Lane.
The Times' piece, which ran Saturday, opened with Lane's story about an early encounter with Trump years ago, when he told the then 26-year-old to model a bikini for him during a party. Once changed, Trump proceeded to show her off to the crowd, the Times reported.
On Monday, Lane did not say her quotes or the story were inaccurate, but she said the newspaper "put a connotation on it to where it appeared negative."
"He never made me feel like I was being demeaned in any way,” Lane said of Trump. “He never offended me in any way. He was very gracious. I saw him around all types of people, all types of women. He was very kind, thoughtful, generous, you know. He was a gentleman.”
Trump also saw the Fox & Friends report and immediately started blasting the Times over social media for the Saturday piece.
"The @nytimes is so dishonest. Their hit piece cover story on me yesterday was just blown up by Rowanne Brewer, who said it was a lie!" Trump tweeted. "Wow, Rowanne Brewer, the most prominently depicted woman in the failing @nytimes story yesterday, was on @foxandfriends saying Times lied."
The @nytimes is so dishonest. Their hit piece cover story on me yesterday was just blown up by Rowanne Brewer, who said it was a lie!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 16, 2016