Backstreet Boy Nick Carter sexually assaulted an autistic fan in his tour bus after a live performance in 2001, a brand new lawsuit alleges.
Shannon Ruth, who was 17 on the time of the alleged assault, claimed Carter invited her to the bus as she waited in an autograph line, TMZ reported. The then 21-year-old singer supplied her a purple libation he described as cranberry however which she mentioned tasted “off,” in line with the swimsuit. He dubbed it “VIP juice,” TMZ mentioned.
Ruth, who has autism and cerebral palsy, drank the brew and now suspects it contained alcohol along with cranberry juice. Carter allegedly took her to the bus toilet and made her carry out oral intercourse, regardless of her crying. The assault continued in a mattress elsewhere on the bus afterward, in line with TMZ.
Not solely that — the encounter gave her the sexually transmitted illness often known as HPV, mentioned Ruth, who’s now 39.
“This accusation is categorically false,” Nick’s camp informed TMZ. “Nick is focusing on his family and mourning the death of his brother.”
The sibling, little one pop star Aaron Carter, died final month at age 34. He was found in a tub the day after lacking a rehab remedy appointment.
This shouldn’t be the primary time Nick Carter, who’s now married with three youngsters, has confronted assault allegations.
In 2018, singer Melissa Schuman accused him of raping her in his house when she was 18 and he was 22. The incident allegedly passed off in 2003. The fees have been dropped as a result of the statute of limitations had expired. Carter declared himself “shocked and saddened” by the accusations and mentioned something that had handed between them had been consensual.
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