IMAGE: A woman who wished to remain anonymous said she was raped by Mike Tyson in a limousine after meeting him at a nightclub in Albany, New York. Photo: Albero/Getty Images
A woman has filed a $5 million lawsuit alleging former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson raped her in the early 1990s.
The woman, who requested anonymity, said she was raped by Tyson in a limousine after meeting him at a nightclub in Albany, New York, and suffered “physical, mental and emotional injuries.”
Tyson served three years in prison for raping beauty pageant contestant Desiree Washington in 1993.
The lawsuit was first reported by the Times Union of Albany.
In an affidavit, the woman said that after she boarded Tyson’s limousine, the boxer immediately began touching her and tried to kiss her.
“I repeatedly told him no and asked him to stop, but he kept attacking me. Then he took my pants off and violently raped me.”
The woman said she didn’t want to be identified as making her name public would “certainly pose a risk of further psychological harm, harassment, ridicule or personal shame.” rice field.
The woman’s attorney, Darren Seilback, said in a separate document that his firm did not simply accept the woman’s words, but investigated her claims and found them “very credible.” said.
Sailback further said it could not comment further on the matter.