Why Donald Trump Is Likely To Lose A Lawsuit Against Bill Maher (Analysis)
Donald Trump is filing a lawsuit against Bill Maher for failing to live up to an "unconditional offer" made on NBC's Tonight Show to donate $5 million to charity if Trump provided a copy of his birth certificate proving that he’s not “spawn of his…
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We'll chip in $500 to the charity of Trump's choice if he actually prevails in court over Maher and collects $5 million.
"Trump would have to prove that Maher’s words and conduct demonstrated, objectively, that he intended to be bound by his statement, and that he was not merely making a joke," says Dori Ann Hanswirth. "Given the outrageousness of Maher’s statement, the amount of money involved and the fact that his statement was made on a comedy TV show, it seems that Trump has an uphill battle here."
This isn't the first time that something like this has come up.