How Oprah Knocked Down Trump's Labour Nominee
“In 1990, Lisa Fierstein, the ex-wife of Labor Secretary Andy Puzder put on a wig and sunglasses and went on an episode of the Oprah Winfrey Show titled “High Class Battered Women,” where she spoke in detail about the physical abuse she allegedly underwent during their marriage. “‘I will see you in the gutter. This will never be over. You will pay for this,” she said her ex-husband, whose confirmation hearing is set for Thursday, told her after she went public.
On Tuesday, video of her long-discussed appearance finally surfaced from two sources—the Oprah Winfrey Network, which provided a copy of the tape to Congress; and from a woman who also appeared in the segment, who provided a copy to Politico.
Fierstein filed for divorce from Puzder in 1987, accusing her now ex-husband of throwing her to the ground, preventing her from calling police, and, on one occasion, punching her in the face while they were driving home.”
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