Nick Carter was accused of “raping an underage autistic fan with cerebral palsy” who claimed to have feared the consequences of telling her story for decades.
Now, the 39-year-old man claimed that the 42-year-old man left “bruises” on her body during the 2001 incident on his tour bus.
According to court documents obtained Page six on Thursday, December 7th.
Shannon with tears in her eyes held a press conference broadcast via Facebook while she was joined by her lawyers – she claimed that when she was 17 and Nick was 20, he raped her in his tour bus.
“The last 21 years have been filled with pain, confusion, frustration, shame and self-mutilation, which are a direct result of Nick Carter raping me,” Shannon said.
Speaking, she continued: “Despite the fact that I am autistic and live with cerebral palsy, I believe that nothing has affected me more than what Nick Carter did and said to me.”
“SCARED ME IN SILENCE”
“Carter tried to scare me, silence me… he was nasty and threatening” and left “bruises on my arm,” she continued of the Backstreet Boys vocalist.
Wiping her tears, she added, “I felt like I had nowhere to turn, nowhere to express my emotions. And I sincerely believe that if I told anyone, I would go to jail.
“I struggled to blame myself for getting on the bus with Nick.
“My motivation for coming forward and filing this lawsuit is to stop Nick Carter from att*cking more teenagers and women.”
She said she “knows” other women have similar stories and she hopes to “hold Nick Carter accountable.”
Shannon’s attorney also took the podium to support his client and said that three other women, identified only as Jane Doe, were involved.
This was reported by sources close to the member of the boy band. TMZ: “This accusation is categorically false, Nick is focused on his family and mourns the d*ath of his brother.”
Nick has not made any public statements at this time and The US Sun has reached out for comment.
SUSPECTED BUS INCIDENT
According to court documents, Shannon was invited by Nick to his tour bus after a concert in Tacoma, Washington, while he was waiting in line for autographs.
The documents say that Nick asked Shannon if she wanted a drink – she asked for apple juice, and he allegedly told her he had cranberry juice – giving her “a red-colored drink.”
Ruth said the drink had the wrong taste, which Nick called “VIP Juice”, but she drank it even though she was underage and didn’t want it.
She now believes it was a mixture of alcohol and cranberry juice.
She claimed that Nick took her to the bus bathroom and ordered her to perform oral s*x on him.
She claimed to have cried during the ordeal, but he continued.
She then described how Nick took her to bed on the bus and continued to att*ck her, and after the incident, she allegedly said she would tell people about what he had done.
The documents say that he threatened that he would turn people against her and they would not believe her, calling her a “sh*tty little bitch”.
The alleged victim – a virgin at the time – claimed in the lawsuit that she contracted HPV after the incident. She is seeking monetary compensation for the alleged crime.
In 2017, former Dream member Melissa Schuman alleged that Carter raped her. Page six when she was 18 and he was 22 – he admitted that they had a s*xual relationship, but it was consensual, and he was never charged with such crimes.
Nick’s brother Aaron Carter tragically died on November 5, 2022 – just a few weeks ago.
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