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Attorney: Trump rape accuser cancels first public appearance because of death threats

The woman known as "Jane Doe," who claims she was raped at a party by Donald Trump when she was 13, canceled an appearance at a news conference Wednesday because she received death threats, her attorney said.

Speaking in front of reporters near Los Angeles, Lisa Bloom said the unidentified woman was set to tell her story for the first time in public, but she "has received numerous threats today, as have all the Trump accusers that I have represented. She is living in fear. She has decided that she is too afraid to show her face. She has been here all day, ready to do it, but unfortunately she's in terrible fear."

Jane Doe filed a suit in June alleging that in 1994, Trump raped her at a party in New York City thrown by Jeffrey Epstein, a financier convicted in 2008 of soliciting an underage girl for sex. Doe's original lawsuit was thrown out of a California court in May because it failed to state a specific civil rights violation, BuzzFeed News reports, and it was discovered that the house listed for sending court correspondence was in foreclosure under a different name. Trump's campaign is denying the allegations, with Trump telling Radar Online they are "disgusting at the highest level."