A Connecticut lady has submitted a lawsuit versus singer-songwriter Bob Dylan for allegedly sexually abusing her when she was 12 decades outdated, again in 1965.
The Fairfield County female, age 68 and living in Greenwich, claims in the lawsuit filed last week in New York County Supreme Court, that Dylan, whose genuine title is Robert Allen Zimmerman, of offering her with “alcohol and medication and sexually abused her many occasions,” in accordance to BBC Information.
The lady, who is shown in the suit only as JC, filed the lawsuit on the final working day of the New York Child Victims’ Act glimpse-again window.
The window permitted victims of childhood abuse to file go well with versus their attackers regardless of how outdated the statements are.
The accommodate suggests the abuse took location at the singer’s well known apartment in New York’s Chelsea Hotel.
Dylan’s spokesman explained to the BBC “the 56-year-old assert is untrue and will be vigorously defended”.
Now age 81, Dylan is accused in the suit of assault, battery, bogus imprisonment, and infliction of psychological distress.
J.C.’s attorney, Daniel Isaacs, explained to the New York Put up: “The grievance speaks for itself.” She reportedly has no options to go community at this time.
The woman, who states in the fit she suffered “critical mental distress, anguish, humiliation, and humiliation, as nicely as economic losses,” is inquiring for a jury trial as well damages.
Dylan received an unrelated lawsuit introduced by the spouse of a one particular-time collaborator searching for a cut of the sale of his song collection.
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