U.S. District Judge William Martinez threw out a lawsuit by former radio host David Mueller against pop star Taylor Swift on Friday.
The suit claimed Swift personally sought to have Mueller fired after he allegedly groped her during a meet-and-greet in 2013; Martinez determined there was insufficient evidence of Mueller's claim against Swift, but his suits against Swift's mother and radio promotions director will be allowed to proceed to a jury decision.
Swift herself has been adamant she was not involved in Mueller's firing. "I'm not going to allow you or your client to make me feel in any way that this is my fault, because it isn't," she said in testimony. "I am being blamed for the unfortunate events of his life that are a product of his decisions, and not mine."
Meanwhile, Swift's suit against Mueller was advanced Friday by her bodyguard's testimony that "she moved, [and] pushed [her] skirt down" to escape the grope.