USA.- Steven Tyler was sued by a woman who claims to have had a sexual relationship with the singer and leader of the group Aerosmith in 1973, when she was 16 years old.
The famed rocker, now 74, was charged with sexual assault and intentional infliction of emotional distress, the magazine reported. rolling stones. The lawsuit also alleges that the interpreter forced her to have an abortion.
The plaintiff, julia holcombclaimed that he met the musician at an Aerosmith concert in PortlandUnited States, where he lived, and that he took her back to his hotel room after the show.
Holcomb noted that she told Tyler her age and about her troubled life before he “performed various acts of criminal sexual conduct on her.” The applicant claimed that he sent her home in a taxi the next morning.
The woman also narrated that the rocker took her to his next Aerosmith show in Seattleafter which he allegedly performed more sexual acts on her and took her back to Portland the next day.
The complaint also alleged that Tyler “coerced and convinced her to believe it was a ‘romantic love story’.”
The documents claimed that Tyler tried to persuade Holcomb’s mother to hand over custody of her daughter to him so that he could support her and travel with her without fear of criminal liability. But, Holcomb says, Tyler did not go through with her plans “of hers and instead continued to travel with her, have sex, and provide her with alcohol and drugs.”
Holcomb said that in 1975, when she was 17, she was pregnant with Tyler’s child. The singer allegedly ordered her to have an abortion after a fire broke out in her apartment, insisting that the unborn baby would suffer from lack of oxygen, a claim dismissed by a medical professional.
Holcomb said she wasn’t sure about terminating the pregnancy, but finally did so after Tyler threatened to cut off financial support. After that, she recounted that she left Tyler and returned to her home in Portland to pick up the pieces of her life.
Woman had already denounced abuse of Steven Tyler
This wasn’t the first time Julia Holcomb shared details about her alleged experience with Steven Tyler. Prior to the complaint, she detailed many of the same allegations in 2011 for the far-right anti-abortion website lifesitenewsand participated in programs such as the show Tucker Carlson to share his experience against abortion advocacy. Holcomb also spoke of the experience in the documentary look away from 2021, which focused on sexual abuse in rock music culture.
Holcomb’s lawsuit came in the final days of the California Child Victim Law, a 2019 piece of legislation that struck down the statute of limitations and granted a three-year look-back period for survivors of child sexual abuse to come forward with allegations. The deadline to file a lawsuit is December 31, 2022.