LOS ANGELES (AP) — The woman who recorded Donald Sterling’s racially offensive remarks says she wasn’t the only recipient of gifts from the billionaire.
V. Stiviano testified Friday that Sterling regularly gave envelopes of cash and cashier checks to a longtime male friend.
Stiviano’s testimony comes as she defends herself from a lawsuit by Shelly Sterling, who is seeking the return of $3.6 million she says her husband lavished on Stiviano.
Stiviano denies having sex or any romance with Donald Sterling but says she loved him and he promised her financial help.
Stiviano says she vacationed with Sterling in Dubai, Paris and Thailand. She says Sterling’s wife wasn’t there but the male friend always came along.
Shelly Sterling described the man as a longtime family friend who despises Stiviano.
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