Deshaun Watson is going through a complete of 19 civil lawsuits and counting from ladies who allege he sexually assaulted them, however these alleged victims should not the one individuals making troubling allegations in opposition to the Houston Texans star.
Jenny Vrentas of Sports activities Illustrated interviewed a girl — known as “Mary” within the story — who says she was subjected to inappropriate habits whereas giving Watson a therapeutic massage in 2019. SI reviewed messages and spoke with a witness to verify the lady’s story.
Mary stated Watson booked a 90-minute therapeutic massage along with her by way of one other therapeutic massage therapist within the space that gave her referrals. She stated she used a towel to cowl Watson’s physique throughout the session fairly than sheets, per his request. Roughly midway by way of the therapeutic massage, Mary says Watson threw the towel on the ground and stated it was too itchy. She says she was “in shock” however continued with the therapeutic massage as a result of she trusted the opposite masseuse who gave her the referral and had by no means had any points with the shoppers that have been referred beforehand.
The girl says Watson instructed her at one level throughout the session that she “might transfer [his penis] if [she] wanted to.” She ignored the remark however interpreted it’s a suggestion to the touch his penis.
Mary claims Watson thrusted his penis within the air a number of instances throughout the therapeutic massage. She initially puzzled if it was a response to ache he was experiencing, however she later “acknowledged it for what it was.” She says she instructed the quarterback he wanted to “settle down” earlier than the session ended and he or she left the room so he might dress.
The SI story accommodates extra specific allegations that we received’t publish right here, however all the piece is value a learn.
Three new lawsuits have been filed in opposition to Watson over the previous two days, which brings the overall to 19. One of many new fits alleges Watson has been making an attempt to achieve settlements with among the alleged victims.
Watson’s agent has publicly accused at the least among the alleged victims of mendacity for monetary acquire, which is why Mary’s story is noteworthy. She has not filed a lawsuit and stated she felt inclined to return ahead after Watson denied the allegations. She additionally stated she is worried about Watson being traded to a brand new group and treating masseuses in a brand new space the identical approach.
Watson’s lawyer, Rusty Hardin, says the quarterback is a sufferer of a blackmail try in at the least one of many circumstances. You possibly can learn extra particulars about that right here.