country singer Jimmy Allen He is suing two unidentified women who sued him for sexual assault.
The women, identified as “Jane Doe”, also sued Allen. Their allegations were unrelated. Inside first case The Multiplatinum singer was charged against Allen, who filed last May, for raping her former diary manager, who claimed she was subjected to constant assault and harassment for 18 months while working on the musician’s team. The singer, who was nominated for a Grammy in June, hit with another case from the second woman Allen claimed he filed a police report after he secretly filmed her having sex in a Las Vegas hotel room.
The singer filed two counterclaims against both women. Variationin Nashville federal court on Thursday.
Allen denied the allegations of his former manager at the time, stating that the relationship was consensual. Now, he opposes, doubling down on his view that interactions are purely consensual, and claims he has been unable to work since he was accused of sexual harassment, assault, and rape.
“Sexual encounters throughout the relationship both Allen and [Jane Doe]Allen’s outfit continued, stating that the relationship began in March 2021, “The relationship continued until the fall of 2022, when Allen ended the relationship to focus on repairing his relationship with his wife.”
Explaining that he broke up with his pregnant wife weeks before he was accused of sexual harassment, Allen said he was seeking “professional help”.
The singer said in a statement that “false allegations” reinforce “racism and harmful threats just because I’m a Black man in the country music industry”. She says the accusations caused her to lose her job and financially damage her group and crew.
“As a result of numerous unsubstantiated allegations, I have consulted with a legal team to pursue an appropriate course of action to protect my reputation and refute these allegations that have seriously damaged my family, mental health and business,” Allen said. Variation In a statement. “It took me a few months before I could publicly respond to these allegations because I wanted to fix my family first. This situation created a great humiliation for me and I felt that I should seek professional help. For years I’ve dealt with racism and harmful threats just because I’m a Black man in the country music industry, and it only reinforced that. As the sons and brothers of rape victims, as the father of girls, these baseless allegations hurt me and everyone around me.”
His statement continues, in part: “As the legal process continues, I look forward to the opportunity to clear my name. I am eternally grateful to those who stood by me and helped me share the truth. My team and I look forward to leaving that behind and getting back to music.”
The first Jane Doe, who worked on Allen’s management team, came to the fore with her claims. report VariationIt was published in May.
Variation’Allen’s counterclaim mentions s reports. Variation not named as a defendant.
“Along Variation The article,” says Allen’s outfit, “Jane Doe made several false statements.
She portrayed Allen and Doe’s consensual relationship as non-consensual sexual harassment… Additionally, Doe humiliated Allen from the start. Variation The article calls him a ‘Predator’, a ‘threat’ and states that his life has been ‘turned upside down’ because of him.”
following Variation‘s reports and lawsuits against Allen, the country star fell by its label, agency, management and publisher.
“In the following weeks Variation The article,” says the counterclaim, “Allen lost lucrative endorsement deals,
several performance contracts were canceled and eventually canceled by the record label… Variation The article states that Allen was unable to book musical performances, teasers or television appearances… So did Allen’s reputation and relationships in the entertainment industry.
Severely damaged as a result of Jane Doe’s statements. Variation article.”
In his counterclaim against the second Jane Doe over the Las Vegas allegations, Allen admits to recording the woman on his phone during sex, but frames it as a “consensual sexual encounter in a hotel room.” The lawsuit also states that he took his property without his permission.
The lawsuit states that “Jane Doe 2, by taking her camera phone without permission, has unfairly exercised significant dominance over Allen’s personal property,” adding that the singer “recorded the encounter with Plaintiff’s express consent.”
In response to Allen’s counterclaims, Elizabeth Fegan of the firm FeganScott, the attorney representing both women, says Allen was a “serial abuser.”
“We’ve reviewed recent files from Allen’s legal team and these were what we expected – he claims all of his encounters with Jane Doe 1 and Jane Doe 2 were consensual. We believe it will prove to the court that Jimmie Allen is a serial abuser and should be held accountable for his actions, but on the contrary, plenty of “We’re eager to show a large amount of evidence,” he said. Variation. “It is increasingly common for perpetrators to file lawsuits against their victims, alleging defamation. It’s a worrying trend, one designed to convince victims that if they speak out, they’ll be the target of unfounded lawsuits.”
Before the allegations, Allen was one of the most promising artists in country music today. Three of her first four singles hit #1 on country radio, a rare occurrence for an artist debuting in this format. She has been rewarded with awards including a best new artist award at the CMA and ACM awards in 2021 and a best new artist nomination at the Grammys in 2022. Allen, who was a “American Idol” contestant in 2011, appeared on the singing competition show as a famous artist and mentor. She also competed in the 30th season of “Dancing With the Stars,” she. She most recently toured with Carrie Underwood and was a jury member of Apple’s music competition “My Kind of Country,” which was executive produced by Reese Witherspoon and Kacey Musgraves.