Washington (CNN)The porn star suing President Donald Trump is using a crowdfunding effort to cover her legal fees and other related expenses.
Clifford's plea on crowdjustice.com was confirmed by her attorney on Wednesday.
"I need funds to pay for: attorneys' fees; out-of-pocket costs associated with the lawsuit, arbitration, and my right to speak openly; security expenses; and damages that may be awarded against me if I speak out and ultimately lose to Mr. Trump and Mr. Cohen," the page reads.
Clifford alleges in the lawsuit that Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, paid her to stay silent about the affair and says he has continued to intimidate her into keeping silent.
"I am more fortunate than many, many people in this country. And for that I am grateful. But unfortunately, I do not have the vast resources to fight Mr. Trump and Mr. Cohen alone. Thank you for supporting me," the crowdfunding page says.