Steven Tyler is being sued for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor and forcing her to get an abortion, TMZ reports.
According to court documents obtained by Rolling Stone, a woman by the name of Julie Holcomb is accusing the Aerosmith singer of
“[performing] various acts of criminal sexual conduct upon”
her, even though he knew she was underage. The defendant did not explicitly name Tyler in her suit. However, he is one of the 50 defendants identified as John Doe, she also uses specific quotes from his 1997 memoir describing their relationship. Holcomb says she was 16 years old when she first met Tyler at an Aerosmith concert in 1973, reports state.
The two connected about their
past and according to Holcomb, Tyler then started to perform sexual acts on her. She alleges that Tyler
“illegally flew her across state lines”
and continued to have sex with her. Court documents state that the singer even offered to take full guardianship over the then-teen however never followed through with his plans
“and instead continued to travel with, assault and provide alcohol and drugs”
In 1975 Holcomb says she was 17 and pregnant with Tyler’s son. She claims Tyler tried convincing her to terminate her pregnancy after an apartment fire which he claimed the unborn child was suffering from,
“a lack of oxygen,”
reports reveal. Holcomb said she later terminated the pregnancy after Tyler threatened to
“cut her off”
financially. After that, she says she left Tyler and went back to her hometown in Oregon.
Holcomb is suing Tyler for sexual assault, sexual battery, and intentional infliction of emotional distress.
#Clique, what are your thoughts?