A lady who claimed Bob Dylan sexually assaulted her when she was 12 years previous in 1965 dropped her federal lawsuit towards the legendary singer and songwriter on Thursday, his lawyer stated.
Dylan’s lead lawyer, Orin Snyder, stated the go well with was a fraud and guided by legal professionals, not the lady herself.
“This case is over. It’s outrageous that it was ever introduced within the first place. We’re happy that the plaintiff has dropped this lawyer-driven sham and that the case has been dismissed with prejudice,” Snyder stated in an announcement.
Dylan’s attorneys have fervently challenged the go well with for over a yr, alleging it was designed to extort the musician for the “function of extracting an enormous payout on the specter of unfavourable publicity.”
As well as, the lady who filed the go well with now claims to be a psychic who can channel lifeless relations for people who find themselves mourning the lack of a liked one, Dylan’s attorneys wrote in court docket papers.
The girl, who was not recognized within the go well with, might be barred from submitting an identical declare in Manhattan federal court docket.