Nick Carter is again sued for sexual assault and battery

According to court documents, the singer had already accused the singer of raping her in her home in 2017, after the allegations against Harvey Weinstein came to light. Schuman filed a report with the Santa Monica police in February of that year, but the Los Angeles County district attorney did not press charges because the statute of limitations had expired.

However, a California law which came into effect this year revives sexual assault allegations and extends the limitation period to inform them. That is why Schuman filed this new lawsuit.

Carter, 43, has repeatedly denied Schuman’s allegations and in February of this year filed a counterclaim for defamation and extortion against him and another woman, Shannon Ruth, who accused him of raping her on a tour bus in 2001 when she was 17 years old.

Carter’s attorney, Liane K. Wakayama, told page six in a statement after Schuman filed his lawsuit, that his accusation is false and that they are determined to fight it. According to the lawyer, there are strong grounds for Carter to proceed with his lawsuit against Schuman for planning to harm, defame and extort Nick, his associates, friends and family.

Meanwhile, Schuman said in a statement to New York Post that she has faced backlash for standing up for herself and that she hopes she will be the last to face these consequences for speaking out. she is fighting for make the music industry a safer place to work and perform.

It is important to note that, under California law, both both the plaintiff and the defendant are entitled to a fair trial and the presumption of innocence. The case continues to be a topic of interest and debate in the music industry and among fans of Carter and Dream.

Additional data: Cases of sexual abuse and assault in the music industry have been increasingly denounced in recent years. In 2019, the documentary “Surviving R. Kelly” was released, which detailed the allegations of sexual and psychological abuse against the singer R. Kelly. The same year, music producer and mogul Harvey Weinstein was convicted of sex crimes and sentenced to 23 years in prison.