A woman accused former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson of raping her in the early 1990s in a limo in a lawsuit filed this month in Albany, New York.
The woman, who is seeking $5 million in damages, said “Tyson raped her” in a limousine after she met him at a nightclub in Albany and that she suffered “physical, psychological and emotional trauma” in the following years. . however, her statement does not provide any explanation why she got into his car, but she only states that he raped her in the early 1990s, around the same time beauty pageant contestant Desiree Washington accused him of raping her in Indianapolis .
The lawsuit was filed in New York under the state’s Adult Victims Act, which gives victims of sexual assault one year to file claims related to attacks that took place many years or even decades ago.
In her affidavit, the woman said she got into Tyson’s limousine and the boxer immediately began groping her and trying to kiss her.
The woman added: “I tried several times to stop him and asked him to stop, but he continued to attack me … then he took off my pants and brutally raped me.”
Tyson was convicted of rape in Washington on February 10, 1992, where he spent three years in prison.