Donald Trump “only likes women he can control”, Ruby Wax has told Sky News, adding: “He was the most dangerous man I’ve ever met.”

Her comments come after Trump was found liable for sexually abusing the writer E Jean Carroll in the 1990s, as well as for defamation.

The civil trial rejected her claim she was raped during the encounter, and Donald Trump denies all wrongdoing and said he will appeal the decision.

Wax met the former US president in the 1990s for her show Ruby Wax Meets, and told Kay Burley on Sky News: “He got me.”

He pegged me. He said you’re aggressive with a smile,” added Wax, who was born in the US.

“And that’s because I felt like a trapped animal. I don’t come across sexually, but if I had, he would have had me.

“But I don’t, so he hated me – he only likes women that he can control and use as a kind of… toy.”

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The author also recalled the time she was alone with the businessman, telling Burley: “He did get in the car with me at one point with no sound on and tell me what exactly he thinks of women. And it was appalling.

“And had I had sound, he would have gotten [sic] more votes because that’s my country.”

Talking about the US, she said: “In the old days, (people) would have said, ‘This guy cannot go near anything’ – and same with Bill Cosby.”

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Bill Cosby was jailed in 2018 on sex assault charges, but the verdict was overturned two years later, making him a free man.

Last year, Cosby was found liable for sexually assaulting a woman at the Playboy Mansion, and ordered to pay damages.

He has denied all allegations.

Following his defeat in his defamation trial in the US, Trump lashed out on his Truth Social site, calling the outcome “a continuation of the greatest witch hunt of all time” and a “disgrace”.

He claimed the judge was biased and made sure “the result was as negative as it could possibly be, speaking to, and in control of a jury from an anti-Trump area…”