Donald Trump Took Photos, Interviewed Playboy Models in 1994 in Latest Resurfaced Footage

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It seems Donald Trump didn’t always to have an issue with women posing naked or appearing nude in videos. (Let’s not forget those Melania Trump photos either … ) Amid the Republican presidential nominee’s controversial sex tape allegations against former Miss Universe Alicia Machado, CNN has uncovered footage of Trump interviewing and taking photos of Playboy models in 1994 in a NSFW Playboy video.

In snippets obtained by CNN’s KFILE, Trump snaps photos of clothed models and interviews them as part of Playboy magazine’s search for its 40th anniversary Playmate. 

Donald Trump attends 40th Anniversary of Playboy Magazine Party on May 3, 1993 at the Park Hyatt Hotel in New York City.
Donald Trump attends 40th Anniversary of Playboy Magazine Party on May 3, 1993 at the Park Hyatt Hotel in New York City. Michael Norcia / (c) NYP Holdings, Inc. via Getty Images

Although the scenes with Trump contain no nudity, the rest of the movie, according to CNN, depicts “fully nude women seductively rubbing themselves in different scenarios.”

While interviewing a potential Playmate in the video, the business mogul, now 70, asks her what qualities she possesses that would make her the right choice for the gig. 

Donald Trump attends 40th Anniversary of Playboy Magazine Party on May 3, 1993 at the Park Hyatt Hotel in New York City.
Donald Trump attends 40th Anniversary of Playboy Magazine Party on May 3, 1993 at the Park Hyatt Hotel in New York City. Ron Galella/WireImage

"I believe that it's not just beauty, I think it's an attitude," the model tells him in the clip. "I think it has a lot to do with personality and an attitude. I think Playboy really represents that, and I believe that I have that, and I have what it takes to represent them."

"Well I think you have what it takes too," Trump replies. "And I think everyone in this room thinks you have what it takes also.”

According to Jeff Cohen, a senior editor for Playboy who was at the event at the time, they hired Trump for guaranteed publicity.

The video is just the latest to resurface after the former Apprentice star bashed Machado and accused her of having a sex tape. (As previously reported, Trump also appeared in a softcore porn video in 2000). The businessman also alleged that Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton somehow helped Machado become a citizen to use her as part of her campaign against Trump.

“This is … unhinged, even for Trump. A few notes,” Clinton, 68, responded earlier this month on Twitter. “What kind of man stays up all night to smear a woman with lies and conspiracy theories?”

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