Taylor Swift’s former bodyguard still has her back, apparently.
The singer’s former bodyguard, Greg Dent, took the stand in a Colorado courtroom on Friday, telling the court that he saw radio DJ David Mueller’s hand go under Swift’s skirt during a 2013 meet-and-greet at Denver’s Pepsi Center, E! Online reports.
“His hand went under her skirt,” Dent said. “I did not see his hand touch her physically; I saw his hand under her skirt. She reacted, pushed her skirt down and moved over closer to [Mueller’s girlfriend]. So in my opinion, I knew he touched her.”
While Dent testified that he thought Mueller’s behavior was “inappropriate” and “a violation of [Swift’s] body,” he told the court that he did not confront Mueller, taking his cues from Swift’s demeanor.
“I moved forward to the front and looked at Ms. Swift,” Dent testified. “She continued on with the meet-and-greet and since she didn’t give me any indication to do anything, I stood off to the side. I know what I saw but I didn’t do anything because she said that sometimes I was a little too mean.”
Dent also testified that he believed Swift to be “too fan-friendly,” adding, “She would stop for them under any circumstance … too fan-friendly for me.”
Swift and Mueller are locked in a legal faceoff over whether Mueller groped her rear end during the meet-and-greet. Mueller initially sued Swift in September 2015, claiming that he was wrongfully fired after being accused of groping the singer. The radio personality, who goes by the professional name “Jackson,” has adamantly denied the accusation, though Swift has testified: “It was not an accident. It was completely intentional, and I have never been so sure of anything in my life.”
Swift subsequently filed a countersuit against Mueller in October 2015.
On Thursday, Swift took the stand, asserting that Mueller had indeed groped her.
“He had a handful of my ass. It happened to me. I know it was him,” Swift testified. “I didn’t need a picture. I could have picked him out of a line of a thousand…this is not alleged. I don’t need you to grill me about the tiny details of this photograph.”