Nick Carter has actually submitted a counter suit versus the female declaring he sexually attacked her more than twenty years back, along with another female who made comparable allegations.
According to legal files submitted in Clark County, Nevada, and gotten by ET, the Backstreet Boys vocalist is taking legal action against Shannon Ruth, who in December implicated him of sexual battery when she was a small. The vocalist’s likewise taking legal action against Melissa Schuman and her dad, Jerome Schuman, for $2.3 million, declaring these people have actually been attempting to obtain cash from him for several years, and have actually triggered BSB to lose millions in prospective earnings due to the accusations.
In a declaration to ET, Ruth’s lawyer, Mark Boskovich states, “Why should Nick Carter be thought with his long history of abusing women? A jury will weigh the proof and choose.”
Carter declares there’s a conspiracy versus him caused by Ruth in combination with the Schumans that he declares has actually been years in the making. According to the docs, Ruth’s December claim “is the conclusion of an approximate five-year conspiracy managed by Counter-Defendants to bug, malign and obtain Carter.”
The vocalist goes on to declare that “the project was introduced and reinforced by the #MeToo motion, starting at its dawn, when Counter-Defendant Melissa Schuman published a salacious blog site entry in November 2017, incorrectly asserting that she had actually been sexually attacked by Carter in 2003.” Carter goes on to declare that, after assaulting him, Schuman and her dad “were all too excited to invite a groveling Ruth into their plan.”
Back in December, Ruth submitted a claim declaring Carter sexually attacked her in February 2001, which Carter has actually emphatically rejected. The vocalist’s lawyer, Michael Holtz, informed ET, “This claim about an event that allegedly happened more than 20 years back is not just lawfully meritless however likewise totally false.” The lawyer continued, “Sadly, for numerous years now, Ms. [Shannon] Ruth has actually been controlled into making incorrect accusations about Nick– and those claims have actually altered consistently and materially gradually. Nobody needs to be deceived by a press stunt managed by an opportunistic legal representative– there is absolutely nothing to this claim whatsoever, which we believe the courts will rapidly understand.”
Ruth declared the supposed event occurred after a performance in Tacoma, Washington, on Carter’s trip bus, where he’s declared to have actually attacked her in the restroom and in his bed room. Following the claims, ABC ditched strategies to air its planed Backstreet Boys vacation unique, “A Really Backstreet Vacation.”
In his countersuit, Carter describes Ruth as a “susceptible and extremely impressionable specific yearning attention and desperate to suit.” He declares the Schumans “groomed and coached Ruth, coaxing her to inflate her preliminary claim of being abused at the hands of a third-party, to being physically mistreated at the particular hands of Carter, and, lastly, to being sexually attacked by Carter.”
The 43- year-old vocalist states that when Ruth and Melissa Schuman lastly reported their claims after waiting “years and years to report” it, independent examinations into both cases “led to no charges being submitted versus Carter.”
According to the docs, Carter likewise declares that the Schumans “taken advantage of Aaron, who was plainly battling with psychological health concerns and drug dependency, and exploited his uncomfortable habits (a personal Carter household matter) to advance their defamatory project versus Carter.”
The docs went on to information Aaron Carter’s various psychological health concerns and medical diagnoses, consisting of split personality condition, schizophrenia, intense stress and anxiety condition and manic anxiety. To treat his conditions, Aaron had actually been recommended and utilized Xanax, Seroquel, Gapapentin, Hydroxyzine, Trazodone and Omazeprazole, according to the court files. Aaron Carter passed away on Nov. 5. He was 34.
Nick’s demanding $2,350,000 in damages.
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