Law and Order SVU Season 18 NBC Pulls Donald Trump-Inspired Episode Until After Election
11 months ago
NBC has reversed course and benched a planned Donald Trump-inspired episode of “Law & Order: SVU” until after the election. Sources said NBC brass made the decision Friday afternoon amid the extraordinary atmosphere of at least four women coming forward with stories of groping or sexual assault against the Republican nominee for president. Trump has steadfastly denied each of the women’s accounts, accusing them of lying as part of a politically motivated effort to smear him in the final weeks of the fractious presidential race. “Unstoppable” features a Donald Trump-esque character running for president who gets tangled up in a sordid case when several women come forward with damaging accusations. There are other elements of the storyline that make the episode extremely touchy to air in the current climate.