Transcript, video: Trump’s lewd remarks from 2005

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Donald Trump blurted out lewd and sexually charged comments about women as he waited to make a cameo appearance on a soap opera in 2005, a revelation that led the Republican presidential nominee to issue a rare apology Friday, “if anyone was offended.”

Trump bragged about kissing, groping and trying to have sex with women who were not his wife on recordings obtained by The Washington Post and NBC News. The celebrity businessman boasted “when you’re a star, they let you do it,” in a conversation with Billy Bush, then a host of the television show “Access Hollywood.”

The remarks were captured by a live microphone that Trump did not appear to know was recording their conversation.

You can see the video on Here’s the full transcript of the video:

Trump: “You know and I moved on her actually. You know she was down on Palm Beach.”

Unknown: “She used to be great. She’s still very beautiful.”

Trump: “I moved on her and I failed. I’ll admit it. I did try and f–k her. She was married.”

Unknown: “That’s huge news.”

Trump: “No, no. Nancy. No this was…”

Trump: “And I moved on her very heavily. In fact, I took her out furniture shopping. She wanted to get some furniture. I said, ‘I’ll show you where they have some nice furniture.’”

Trump: “I moved on her like a bitch, but I couldn’t get there. And she was married. Then all of a sudden I see her, she’s now got the big phony tits and everything. She’s totally changed her look.”

Bush: “Sheesh, your girl’s hot as s–t. In the purple. Whoa, yes, the Donald is good! Whoa, my man!”


Trump: “Look at you. You are a p—y.”


Trump: “Maybe it’s a different one.”

Bush: “It better not be the publicist. No, it’s her. It’s her.”

Trump: “Yeah, that’s her, with the gold.”

Trump: “I’ve gotta use some Tic Tacs, just in case I start kissing her. You know I’m automatically attracted to beautiful — I just start kissing them. It’s like a magnet. Just kiss. I don’t even wait. And when you’re a star they let you do it. You can do anything.”

Unknown: “Whatever you want.”

Trump: “Grab them by the p—y. You can do anything.”


Trump: “Oh, nice legs, huh?”

Bush: “Oof, get out of the way, honey. Oh, that’s good legs. Go ahead.”

Trump: “It’s always good if you don’t fall out of the bus. Like Ford. Gerald Ford, remember?”

Bush: “Down below. Pull the handle.”

Trump: “Hello. How are you? Hi.”

Arianne Zucker: “Hi Mr. Trump. How are you? Pleasure to meet you.”

Trump: “Nice seeing you. Terrific, terrific. You know Billy Bush?”

Bush: “Hello, nice to see you. How you doing, Arianne?”

Zucker: “I’m doing very well, thank you. [To Trump] Are you ready to be a soap star?”

Trump: “We’re ready. Let’s go. Make me a soap star.”

Bush: “How about a little hug for the Donald? He just got off the bus.”

Zucker: “Would you like a little hug, darling?”

Trump: “Absolutely. Melania said this was OK.”

Bush: “How about a little hug for the Bushy? I just got off the bus. Here we go. Excellent. Well, you’ve got a nice co-star here.”

Zucker: “Yes. Absolutely.”

Trump: “Good. After you.”

Zucker: “We’re going to sneak on, this way, through Jay Leno.”

Trump: “Are you on the show?”

Zucker: “I am on the show.”

Trump: “How long have you been on the show?”

Zucker: “I’ve been on the show … it will be eight years in February.”

Trump: “Wow, that’s great. That’s fabulous. So you’ve done this a little bit before.”

Zucker: “Once or twice.”

Trump: You’re the vixen. I can see why.”

[As they move through the lot. Bush falls behind Trump and Zucker.]

Trump: “Come on, Billy. Come on, Billy, don’t be shy.”

Bush: “As soon as a beautiful woman shows up, he just takes off. This always happens.”

Zucker: “I’m sorry. Come here.”

Bush: “Let the little guy in here, come on.”

Zucker: “Yeah, let the little guy in. How you feel now? Better? I should actually be in the middle.”

Bush: “It’s hard to walk next to a guy like this. Yeah, you get in the middle. There we go.”

Trump: “Good. That’s better.”

Zucker: “This is much better. This is —”

Trump: “That’s better.”

Bush: “Now if you had to choose, honestly, between one of us: me or the Donald?”

Trump: “I don’t know, that’s tough competition.”

Bush: “Seriously, you had to take one of us as a date.”

Zucker: “I’ll have to take the fifth on that one.”

Bush: “Really?”

Zucker: “Yup. I’ll take both.”

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