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Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler sued for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor – Nationwide


Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler has been accused of sexual assault, sexual battery and intentional infliction of emotional misery in a minor in a brand new lawsuit filed by Julia Holcomb — who says she was 16 years previous when Tyler first focused her in 1973.

The lawsuit, which was filed underneath a 2019 California regulation that quickly waives the statute of limitations for childhood sexual assault, claims that Tyler used his place as a wealthy, well-known rock star to govern her into having a sexual relationship with him when she was underage.

Whereas the lawsuit doesn't instantly determine Tyler by title, as a substitute referring to Doe 1 and Does 2 by way of 50, Holcomb has spoken publicly about her allegations in opposition to Tyler — and a few of the particulars within the swimsuit have been taken from the rock star’s personal memoir.

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Holcomb alleges that she met Tyler throughout an Aerosmith live performance in Portland, Ore., simply after her sixteenth birthday. Tyler, now 74, would have been 25 on the time.

In accordance with the swimsuit, which was obtained by Rolling Stone, Tyler introduced Holcomb again to his lodge room and so they mentioned her age, in addition to her troubled house life. Tyler then allegedly “carried out numerous acts of legal sexual conduct upon” her earlier than sending her house the subsequent morning.

Holcomb says she was “powerless to withstand” Tyler due to his “energy, fame and substantial monetary potential.” The lawsuit reads that Tyler “coerced and persuaded Plaintiff into believing this was a ‘romantic love affair.'”

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In 1974, Tyler allegedly satisfied Holcomb’s mom to record him as her guardian, which might permit him to journey with Holcomb throughout state strains and convey the minor on tour with out the concern of prosecution.

Tyler writes of this incident in his personal memoir, saying he “virtually took a teen bride,” and that “her dad and mom fell in love with me, signed a paper over for me to have custody, so I wouldn’t get arrested if I took her out of state.”

The lawsuit alleges that in 1975, Holcomb grew to become pregnant with Tyler’s son when she was 17 years previous, however was satisfied to get an abortion by the Aerosmith frontman — a declare she has spoken about earlier than at anti-abortion rallies and in public interviews.

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Tyler allegedly insisted on the abortion following an house hearth, arguing that their unborn child could be harmed as a result of smoke inhalation and the truth that Holcomb had been taking medicine throughout their relationship — medicine that, Holcomb claims, have been being supplied by Tyler.

In accordance with the lawsuit, Holcomb went by way of with the abortion after Tyler threatened to cease supporting her. After terminating the being pregnant, Holcomb says she left Tyler and moved again to Portland, the place she grew to become a religious Catholic and finally met her husband.

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Holcomb claims she buried these recollections of Tyler till the rock star wrote about them in his memoir and subjected her to “involuntary infamy” by framing her childhood sexual assault as a “romantic, loving relationship.”

The 1997 Aerosmith autobiography references Tyler’s relationship with an underage lady, the house hearth and abortion — although the sufferer in query is known as Diana. Tyler additional wrote about these occasions in his personal memoir and talked about the house hearth, however not the abortion.

The acknowledgments of Tyler’s memoirs embrace Julia Halcomb, which could possibly be a misspelling of Holcomb.

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