A day after Nancy O’Dell launched her assertion concerning the lewd Donald Trump and Billy Bush audio tape, Arianne Zucker took time to weigh in. “How we deal with each other, whether or not behind closed doorways, locker rooms, or nose to nose, must be accomplished with kindness, dignity, and respect,” she wrote on X, previously generally known as Twitter, on October 9, 2016.
The “Days of Our Lives” actor declined to outright title Trump and took the excessive street. “In understanding the magnitude of this case, I select to face tall with self-respect and use my voice to complement, encourage, and elevate the perfect of who we’re as individuals,” she added within the self-published assertion.
Days later, Zucker gave an interview the place she mentioned the scandalous audio leak. It didn’t come as a shock to the daytime TV vet to listen to Trump talk about her in such a crude vogue. “Not with that kind of character, I wasn’t shocked, which might be why it does not imply quite a bit to me,” Zucker mentioned showing on “In the present day” on October 13, 2016.
In keeping with the “Days” star, Bush didn’t current himself as he sounded on the tape. “As a result of when he got here off the bus together with Mr. Trump, I had no feeling however skilled, that is it,” she added. To Zucker, the audio was not nearly her and O’Dell. “They’re offensive feedback for ladies, interval,” she mentioned.
A 12 months later, Zucker gave one other interview concerning the tape because the scandal continued.