Donald Trump is seen grabbing and kissing 2004 Miss Universe Jennifer Hawkins, in addition to making a lewd joke about her, in a newly surfaced 2011 video. Trump has recently been accused by over 10 women of sexual assault. Trump has addressed some of the allegations, mainly calling them “fiction,” and has threatened to sue the accusers.
In the video sent by Todd Bennett to The Huffington Post, Trump was giving a speech in Sydney in October 2011. Trump began to talk about revenge in the speech, advising the audience: “Get even with people. If they screw you, screw them back 10 times as hard. I really believe that.” He then told the audience he would give them an example, naming Australian former Miss Universe Jennifer Hawkins and calling her up to the stage.
Trump then began to explain how he was looking for revenge against Hawkins, accusing her of not wanting to introduce him at the event despite him asking for her. Calling her “my Jennifer,” Trump added that he had been publicly calling her his “favorite” Miss Universe only to have her not introduce him.
“I was actually going to get up and tell you that Jennifer is a beautiful girl on the outside, but she’s not very bright,” Trump said, the crowd laughing. “That wouldn’t have been true, but I would have said it anyway.”
Trump later makes a sexual pun about Hawkins saying, “So what happens is―and you know what? She came tonight, she came―came, she came, she came.” After the audience laughs, Trump says, “See, so they have the same filthy minds in Australia,” with Hawkins responding, “As you.”
It’s then that Trump, with his hand around Hawkins' waist, pulls her closer as she puts an arm in between them before Trump kisses her on the cheek.
The sexual assault allegations against Trump have included women saying he’s grabbed them and kissed them without their permission. Trump gloated about that kind of behavior in a 2005 tape from the set of Access Hollywood where he said being famous meant you could grab women “by the p***y.”