Karen McDougal a former model and actress well known for her Playboy spreads –has revealed she had an affair with President Trump.
She wrote about the affair in a note that was provided to The New Yorker by a friend of hers. According to the note she and Trump, then known for his reality TV gig, The Apprentice and married to current wife Melania for less than two years, met at a party at the Playboy mansion.
Though McDougal says their affair as entirely consensual –her description of the facts gives an insight look at how Trump and his people used clandestine hotel-room meetings, payoffs, and detailed legal agreements to keep his affairs out of the media.
Get to know her better in her top facts below
#1 She grew up in a small town in Michigan
Karen McDougal was born March 23, 1971 in Gary, Indiana. She is one of five children with three older brothers and one younger sister. McDougal’s mother remarried when she was nine and moved the family to Sawyer, Michigan.
#2 She participated in numerous activities in high school
McDougal attended River Valley High School. According to her IMDb, she was an ace clarinetist who took 1st place in Michigan state competitions for four years in a row. Additionally, Karen also was a member of the softball and volleyball teams as well as a cheerleader for both the football and basketball teams.
#3 She went to college
Following her graduation from high school in 1989, McDougal attended Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan, where she majored in Elementary Education.
#4 Karen had a normal job
Prior to beginning her modeling career, she worked as a preschool teacher in Detroit.
#5 She began modeling after winning a swimwear contest
While working as a teacher, Kare entered a swimwear contest at a local nightclub and won it. McDougal then competed in the Venus Swimwear swimsuit competition in Michigan, won the state finals, and moved on to the international finals in Florida.
#6 She became playmate of the month
After being discovered by Playboy photographer David Mecey, she was chosen as the Playmate of the Month in the December, 1997.
#7 She is well known in the Playboy world
McDougal was named Playmate of the Year in 1998. In 2001, the magazine’s readers voted her runner-up for “Playmate of the ’90s” just behind Pamela Anderson.
#8 She is a ******** fitness enthusiast
The brunette beauty has done pictorials in and/or graced the covers of countless fitness magazines. She is actually the first woman to be featured on the cover of “Men’s Fitness” magazine.
#9 Karen McDougal transitioned into acting
She played a fierce warrior woman Jessemina in “The Arena.” She’s also landed small parts in films including “Charlie’s Angels,” “Joe Dirt,” “Grind,” and “The Girl Next Door.” Karen has also been seen hosting “Wild On,” “The Red Carpet,” and “VIP Access.”
#10 She had her breast implants removed
Last year, Karen decided to remove her breast implants. According to People, Karen originally decided to get breast implants in 1996 to boost her self-esteem. Seven years after getting her implants, McDougal started having thyroid and adrenal problems, developed severe allergies, and began getting sick constantly.
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