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Ricky Martin information $20M lawsuit towards nephew who accused him of sexual abuse – Nationwide

Ricky Martin information M lawsuit towards nephew who accused him of sexual abuse – Nationwide

Ricky Martin has filed a US$20-million lawsuit towards his nephew, who in July accused the singer of sexual abuse.

In accordance with NBC Information, which obtained the courtroom paperwork, Martin is accusing his nephew, Dennis Yadiel Sánchez Martin, of constructing the allegations “with out possible trigger, with severe contempt for the reality and realizing that they have been false.”

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Within the authorized submitting, Martin, 50, alleged his nephew “of authorized age” tried to “assassinate” his profession and fame. Martin claimed he has been “persecuted, besieged, harassed, stalked and extorted” by his nephew.

In July, the nephew filed a brief restraining order towards Martin. He claimed a seven-month-long romantic relationship between him and the Livin’ La Vida Loca singer had turned bitter and brought about him “fears for his security.”

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Martin vehemently denied all allegations.

On July 21, the nephew voluntarily withdrew his case towards Martin, inflicting a choose in Puerto Rico to say no the extension of the short-term restraining order.

“Simply as we had anticipated, the short-term safety order was not prolonged by the Court docket,” learn an announcement from Martin’s legal professionals on the time. “The accuser confirmed to the courtroom that his choice to dismiss the matter was his alone, with none exterior affect or strain, and the accuser confirmed he was glad along with his authorized illustration within the matter.”

“This was by no means something greater than a troubled particular person making false allegations with completely nothing to substantiate them,” the legal professionals added. “We’re glad that our consumer noticed justice accomplished and may now transfer ahead along with his life and his profession.”

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As per the lawsuit towards his nephew, Martin claimed he nonetheless receives messages from his former accuser. Between October 2021 and January 2022, Martin claimed he was receiving greater than 10 messages a day from his nephew.

The lawsuit additionally accuses Sánchez of publishing Martin’s personal quantity on Instagram, which pressured the singer to alter his quantity.

Martin is suing for no less than $20 million in damages as a result of a number of “future inventive initiatives” and multimillion-dollar offers have been misplaced because of the allegations, he claimed within the courtroom submitting.

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