After the photo leaked over the weekend, Mueller’s legal team told TMZ on Tuesday (Nov. 15, 2016) that the shot “doesn’t prove a thing other than he didn’t have his hand underneath her skirt.” So why was his hand there to begin with?
Well, apparently he leaned into the shot at the last minute. The photo, which was taken at a meet-and-greet event in June 2013, is the photo the singer wanted hidden from the public for fear that it would “be shared for scandalous and prurient interests.”
Although his hand is not visible, it looks like it is resting awfully close to her butt. However, in a deposition for the lawsuit, Swift, 26, claims that “right as the moment came for us to pose for the photo, he took his hand and put it up my dress and grabbed onto my ass cheek.”