Backstreet Boys “Nick Carter” Accused Of Rape
In the heat of the #MeToo campaign, one of the defunct pop group, backstreet boys singer, Nick Carter has been accused of rape by Melissa Schuman, an actress cum singer.
Schuman, in an alleged confession blog post, don’t worry, i wont tell anyone, claims that the alleged rape incident happened in November, 2002 when she was 18 and he, 22.
— MelissaSchuman (@MelissaSchuman) February 7, 2018
Although Nick claims that he had consensual relations with Schuman, he told news site, USA Today, that he is saddened by the new development.
“I am shocked and saddened by Ms. Schuman’s accusations,” the singer said. “Melissa never expressed to me while we were together or at any time since that anything we did was not consensual. We went on to record a song and perform together, and I was always respectful and supportive of Melissa both personally and professionally.
“This is the first that I am hearing about these accusations, nearly two decades later,” he continued. “It is contrary to my nature and everything I hold dear to intentionally cause someone discomfort or harm”, he told USA Today.
Meanwhile, the Santa Monica Police have started their investigation.