After the recent court order requiring former President Donald Trump to pay E. Jean Carroll $83.3 million for defamation, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow found herself unexpectedly offered a penthouse, a trip to France, and an all-expenses-paid shopping spree by Carroll during a Monday interview.
As Maddow inquired about Carroll’s plans to utilize the funds, the accuser, who has alleged Trump sexually assaulted her in the 1990s, responded enthusiastically, outlining grand plans for the money. Carroll expressed her desire to embark on a shopping spree with Maddow, acquiring new wardrobes, shoes, a motorcycle for Shawn Crowley, one of her lawyers, and a new fishing rod for the other attorney, Roberta Kaplan. Carroll even offered Maddow a penthouse and a trip to France, although the latter suggestion seemed to be met with playful resistance.
In a lighthearted exchange, Crowley interjected, clarifying that the offers were meant in jest. Maddow joined in on the humor, suggesting she would be willing to fish in France if it could contribute to women’s rights.
Throughout the interview, Carroll didn’t hold back in her colorful descriptions of Trump, likening him to “a walrus snorting” and “a rhino flopping his hands.” She conveyed a dismissive attitude towards the former president, stating, “He’s nothing. We don’t need to be afraid of him. He can be knocked down.”
The interaction, marked by humor and levity, offered a unique glimpse into Carroll’s reaction to the legal outcome and her plans for the awarded compensation. The interview showcased a spirited exchange between Carroll, Maddow, and her legal team, providing a moment of respite amid the serious legal proceedin