Deshaun Watson facing new civil lawsuit over alleged sexual misconduct, bringing total up to 23, per record - CBS activities

a girl has filed a lawsuit in opposition t Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson, in response to ESPN, bringing the entire of lively civil complaints towards the embattled QB to 23. The girl changed her mind about submitting a lawsuit after gazing two of Watson's alleged victims communicate out on HBO's "real sports with Bryant Gumbel" ultimate week.

Watson has been accused of sexual misconduct right through massages. The girl who filed probably the most contemporary lawsuit claims she had her first massage session with Watson in 2020, and that his "conduct grew worse," per ESPN. The lawsuit claims Watson exposed himself, touched the girl between her legs and "time and again requested" she have sex with him. Watson turned into not indicted by two separate grand juries on criminal expenses, but civil matches are nevertheless pending. The three-time pro Bowler has maintained his innocence. 

Watson's legal professional, Rusty Hardin, launched a press release presently after the suit went public, by the use of NFL Media, a part of which may also be study under:

"Deshaun Watson vehemently denies the allegations, simply as he has given that she first discussed them with members of our company in March of final year. She repeated the allegations on social media in August and he denied them then. The only factor new about her contentions is the embellishment making them greater intense than prior models. Deshaun's denial is still the equal.

The NFL launched its own investigation into Watson, and commissioner Roger Goodell referred to it be close to being wrapped up. Many are expecting the quarterback to be suspended for a specific amount of video games for violating the league's own habits policy. 

"I can't provide you with a timeline (for a likely suspension),'' Goodell stated, by means of "we're nearing the end of the investigative duration after which it might be dealt with by way of our disciplinary officer."

Watson hasn't played in an NFL online game considering the fact that Jan. three, 2021. He requested a alternate from the Houston Texans following the 2020 season, and his legal troubles adopted a couple months later. In March, Watson finally acquired his alternate -- and a fully-certain $230 million contract from the Browns.  

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