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- Porn star Stormy Daniels says her merch and autograph sales soared after Trump was indicted.
- She’s been promoting her merchandise store amid signs of the indictment by a New York grand jury.
- Meanwhile, Trump is also selling merch in relation to his indictment — a white shirt with red words.
Adult film actress Stormy Daniels said orders are “pouring in” for her merchandise and autographs after former President Donald Trump was indicted on Thursday.
“Thank you to everyone for your support and love! I have so many messages coming in that I can’t respond,” tweeted Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford. “Also don’t want to spill my champagne.”
“#TeamStormy merch/autograph orders are pouring in, too! Thank you for that as well but allow a few extra days for shipment,” she added.
—Stormy Daniels (@StormyDaniels) March 30, 2023
Daniels is connected to the indictment of the former president because of a $130,000 hush-money payment made to her in 2016 from Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen.
The payment has for weeks been thought to be core to the indictment, as the Manhattan district attorney’s office investigated Trump’s involvement in the transaction.
Daniels said that she had an affair with Trump in 2006, which Cohen paid the porn star not to reveal just before the 2016 election.
Since Cohen admitted to making the payment in 2018, Daniels has sued Trump, called him a liar, repeatedly poked fun at him, and tussled online with the former president’s supporters. As more signs indicated that Trump would be indicted, the porn star began promoting her merchandise store, which sells products such as calendars, apparel, and signed photos.
A New York grand jury voted to indict Trump on Thursday. The former president may face more than 30 low-level felony charges related to fraud, CNN reported, citing sources close to the matter. The combined maximum sentence for these charges is four years in prison, though a judge could also give Trump no prison time.
Meanwhile, Trump has been selling his own merchandise related to the indictment. A white T-shirt with the words “I stand with Trump” and the date of his indictment is now being touted by his team as a reward for $47 donations.
“These new shirts are flying off the shelves,” his team claimed in an email to supporters, saying the shirt would be available as a donation reward only “until MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.”
An email from Trump’s team offers the shirt as a reward for donations of $47 and up.
A representative for Daniels did not immediately respond to Insider’s request for comment sent outside regular business hours.