The maid who accused Dominque Strauss-Kahn is suing The New York Post and five of its journalists for publishing reports that labeled her as a prostitute. According to Reuters, the woman is seeking damages to be determined at court for what she’s claiming are defamtory reports by the paper:
The Post reported on Saturday that the Sofitel housekeeper ‘was doing double duty as a prostitute, collecting cash on the side from male guests.’ An article the following day reported that the housekeeper ‘continued to work as a prostitute in a Brooklyn hotel where she was stashed by prosecutors.’
‘All of these statements are false, have subjected the plaintiff to humiliation, scorn and ridicule throughout the world by falsely portraying her as a prostitute or as a woman who trades her body for money and they constitute defamation and libel per se,’ the suit said.
As of now there was no comment from the Post.