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Shannon Ruth, a woman who suffers from autism and mild cerebral palsy, accused the singer Nick Carter of having raped her in 2001 when she was 17 years oldand through your account Facebook gave a press conference together with the lawyer Mark Boskovich to report the facts.
The alleged victim said she met Carter, a member of the Backstreet Boys group, 21 years ago after a concert in Tacoma, Washington. She approached him for an autograph and he ushered her onto the tour bus, offering her a drink he called “VIP juice.” The lawyer said that after Ruth ingested the drink, Carter took her to the bathroom, exposing her private parts and forcing her to perform sexual acts before taking her to bed, where he raped her, despite her asking him to leave. stopped.
The woman – who cried for much of the conference and who is seeking financial compensation through a civil lawsuit – She claimed Nick gave her the HPV, called her a “retarded bitch” and left her with bruises. “Although I am autistic and living with cerebral palsy, I believe that nothing has affected me more in my life than what Nick Carter did to me. I hope that by going public today, other women will find the courage to speak up and demand that she take responsibility,” he said.
In the last weeks Nick Carter has been very present in the headlines, both for the promotion of the new album by the Backstreet Boys (A very backstreet Christmas) as for the death of his brother Aaron, on November 5.
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