Report: Women Described By Trump is Nancy O’Dell

Nancy O'Dell arrives at the 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
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Variety and Access Hollywood (I know, I know) are reporting that the woman Donald Trump was describing in his now infamous comments with Nancy O’Dell, Billy Bush’s then-co-host on Access Hollywood.

The report from Variety appears to be based entirely on the introduction to tonight’s edition of Access Hollywood where Natalie Morales introduces the video and states as a fact that O’Dell as the women being described.

“‘Access Hollywood’ has interviewed Mr. Trump hundreds of times over the past 20 years. In the course of interviewing Mr. Trump, we have reviewed much of our own footage. In 2005, when Donald Trump came to Los Angeles for the Emmy Awards for his nominated show ‘The Apprentice.’ He was also invited to spend a day as a soap opera star on ‘Days of Our Lives.’ ‘Access Hollywood’s’ former anchor, Billy Bush, picked up Mr. Trump in our 10th anniversary bus…we tell you all of the logistics so you understand the context. There were seven other people on the bus with Mr. Trump and Billy Bush at the time — they were the two person camera crew, the bus driver, an ‘Access Hollywood’ producer, a production assistant, Mr. Trump’s security guard and his PR person…What you’re about to hear is what Mr. Trump said about former ‘Access Hollywood’ anchor Nancy O’Dell.”

O’Dell is now host of Entertainment Tonight.

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