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Trump's New York Trial: Where Page Six Meets ‘12 Angry Men'

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Of every question asked during the trial of a former president, few have so precisely reflected the proceeding’s universe as the one a defense lawyer asked a witness in early May: ‘Do you know who Tila Tequila is?’ The witness, a lawyer, certainly did: Tila Tequila is a men’s magazine model and reality television star who had once appeared in a sex tape. Tila Tequila, the witness, and the former president are all members of a cast of media-world operators whose names have popped up in four weeks of testimony that has been equal parts gossip and courtroom drama. The trial is not televised, but anchors and commentators have trekked to Lower Manhattan for coverage.