Taylor Swift was in a Denver court room yesterday as jury selection began in her court battle against DJ David Mueller. The Associated Press reports that Taylor wore a white dress and black jacket and sat with her mother Andrea Swift as possible jurors were questioned. Mueller also attended the questioning, but neither side looked at each other, with Mueller having his “back turned to Swift” throughout.
Jurors were questioned about their familiarity with the singer, with questions including whether they’ve “listened to Taylor Swift on the radio,” “watched any Taylor Swift videos,” “purchased a Taylor Swift album,” “gone to a Taylor Swift concert or performance” and more in the last two years.
The two sides are suing each other over what went down during a 2015 meet and greet at one of her concerts. Mueller is claiming he was wrongfully accused of groping Taylor and was subsequently fired because of the false accusation. He is seeking $3 million. Taylor is suing for sexual assault, claiming Mueller grabbed her butt cheek as they were taking a picture.
Jury selection is expected to last through today, with Taylor likely to testify against Mueller at some point during the trial.