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Woman accuses former boxing champion Mike Tyson of rape



A woman has accused former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson. A lawsuit was filed this month in Albany, New York, for raping her in the early 1990s.

A woman asking for $5 million .

The woman’s affidavit did not provide a date for the attack, only stating that it occurred in the 1990s. Beauty pageant Desiree Washington said Tyson raped her in Indianapolis. Tyson was convicted of raping Washington on February 10, 1992 and served three years in prison.

The New York lawsuit was filed under the Adult Survivors Act, which recognizes victims of sexual assault. You have one year to file a claim for an assault that occurred years or decades ago.

In an affidavit, the woman said she got into Tyson’s limousine and the boxer immediately touched her and tried to kiss her. kept attacking me,” said the woman. “Then he took my pants off and violently raped me.”

The woman, who requested anonymity, said that if her name were made public, she would “certainly risk further psychological harm, harassment, ridicule or personal humiliation.”

The woman’s attorney, Darren Seilback, said in a separate document that his firm not only took the woman at her word, but also investigated her claims and found them “very credible.” rice field.

Sailback said Tuesday it could not comment further on the matter. A message from Tyson seeking comment was sent to the agency representing him.

Brooklyn-born 56-year-old Tyson was hailed as the undisputed heavyweight world champion from 1987 to 1990, but his life outside the ring was eventful.

Tyson’s ex-wife, actress Robin Givens, said in her divorce papers that her marriage in the late 1980s was characterized by “gratuitous violence and destruction.”

Source: Diario.Elmundo

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