Bob Dylan in turmoil. On Friday, August 13, a woman filed a sexual abuse complaint against the singer in the New York Supreme Court. She claims to have been sexually abused by the singer when she was 12 years old, for facts dating back to 1965, says the New York Post, which obtained the legal documents in this case. If the complainant, identified by the initials JC, now resides in Greenwich, Connecticut, it is in New York that she lodged a complaint, because it is indeed in the Manhattan district, in the artist’s room who received a Nobel Prize at the famous Chelsea Hotel, which she claims to have been abused “multiple times”.
According to the complainant, supported by her lawyers, Bob Dylan “used his status as a musician to gain JC’s trust and control her in order to molest and abuse her”, between April and May 1965, while that the singer was 23-24 years old. “Bob Dylan, over a period of six weeks between April and May 1965, befriended and established an emotional connection with the plaintiff,” indicate court documents viewed by the New York Post, which also state that these abuse was accompanied by “drugs, alcohol and threats of physical violence”. “Violence, leaving her emotionally marked and psychologically damaged to this day,” said the plaintiff’s lawyers.
Bob Dylan disputes these accusations
Now 68 years old, this woman also accuses Bob Dylan of “assault and battery”, “sexual assault”, “emotional suffering”, “confinement”. “The fallout she has suffered – including depression, humiliation and anxiety – is permanent and lasting in nature,” says the complaint, while the lawyer for the alleged victim assures him “has provided a lot of detailed information regarding the moment in question which left no doubt that she was with him in the apartment at the time ”. For his part, the singer reacted to this accusation through his lawyer, who assured that “this 56-year-old assertion is false and will be vigorously contested”.
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