Mike Tyson charged with 1990s rape in $5 million lawsuit
Mike Tyson was sued for $5 million, accusing him of raping a woman sometime in the early 1990s.
Woman says rape happened in Mike’s Limo
According to the lawsuit, reported by The Age of Solidarity, the incident took place in Albany, New York. Although the timeframe is narrowed down to the early 90s, a specific date is not provided.
The woman said she and Mike had contact outside a now-closed nightclub, and that he allegedly invited her and a friend to an after-party. However, the accuser said that she and her friend had separated, leaving her alone with Mike.
There, Mike was accused of assaulting the woman even though she said “no” and he allegedly raped her.
No further details, including whether the limo driver was in the vehicle at the time, were outlined in the lawsuit.
However, the woman said she struggled with “permanent damage” in various areas of her life as a result of the incident.
“This traumatic experience has caused me permanent trauma and I want to protect my privacy in this highly personal and sensitive matter. Tyson is a celebrity and I knew I would be attacked by the media and all of his fans.”
Timeline coincides with Mike Tyson raping Desiree Washington
We should add that the alleged incident was recorded as occurring around the time Mike raped Desiree Washington.
In July 1991, Desiree – an 18-year-old girl training for the Miss Black America pageant – accompanied the boxer to his Indianapolis hotel room, according to reports. History. Soon after, Mike was accused of raping Desiree, although he insisted it was consent.
On February 10, 1992, Mike Tyson was found guilty of raping Desiree Washington. He eventually served three years behind bars, when he was released in February 1995.
The lawsuit was filed under the New York Adult Survivors Act
As for the new lawsuit, it was filed under the Adult Survivors Act—which allows people in New York who have experienced sexual assault as adults to file lawsuits against their abusers, even if the incident happened a few days ago. here for decades.
The Adult Survivors Act specifically allows claims to be filed within a one-year period, which was opened about two months ago, according to News AP.
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