Trump hosted ‘prostitution’ day spa founder for Super Bowl party to watch Robert Kraft’s Patriots play

Mr Kraft has denied any wrongdoing, and the day spa founder says she sold the business in question long ago

Clark Mindock
New York
Friday 08 March 2019 17:03

New photos show that, weeks before the sting that implicated New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft in a prostitution and human trafficking operation, the owner of the day spa he allegedly patronised attended a Super Bowl party with Donald Trump.

The photo shows Li Yang, 45, smiling alongside the president. Ms Yang is the founder of the Orchids of Day Spa where police say they have video of Mr Kraft paying for oral sex in January during a second visit in 24 hours, according to The Miami Herald.

Mr Kraft has denied any wrongdoing. Ms Yang says that she had long since sold the day spa in question, and she has not been charged or implicated with crimes related to the sting.

Ms Yang’s family still owns a handful of spas in South Florida, however.

That includes the Tokyo Day Spa there, which has branches that have been scrutinised by at least two police agencies for prostitution.

Ms Yang told The Herald in an interview that she and her family never broke the law. But, the newspaper reports that she did not answer when asked if therapists offer sex in the family’s salons.

Photos reviewed by The Herald show that she has recently become politically active, with photos alongside the president, his adult sons, as well as other prominent Republicans like Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin.

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And, while records show she was not previously politically active, she and her close family in 2017 donated a total of $58,000 to the president’s 2020 campaign and political action committees supporting him.

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