Content warning: This story discusses sexual assault.
Nick Carter is dealing with a lawsuit from a girl who claims she was assaulted by the singer greater than 20 years in the past. His lawyer known as the allegation “entirely untrue.”
In courtroom paperwork filed Dec. 8 and obtained by E! News, plaintiff Shannon “Shay” Ruth, who has autism and cerebral palsy, stated that she attended a Backstreet Boys live performance in February 2001 when she was 17 years previous. After ready within the autograph line, Ruth alleged that Carter invited her to affix him on his tour bus.
The paperwork declare that Carter introduced Ruth to the toilet, then demanded she carried out oral intercourse on him. Afterward, the singer allegedly continued to sexually assault her on a mattress.
When the plaintiff tried to go away the tour bus, Carter allegedly stopped her. Ruth stated he proceeded to seize her arm, leaving a bruise, and screamed at her.
In courtroom paperwork, Ruth stated that she was a virgin earlier than the encounter, and that she contracted HPV after the expertise.