At the press conference, Sharpton detailed her encounter with Usher, which she said took place two years ago while she was celebrating her 19th birthday.
Accompanied by celebrity attorney Lisa Bloom, Quantasia Sharpton claimed she was invited backstage at an Usher concert after she was spotted wearing a birthday crown.
She said she was selected to go back stage and then a security guard asked for her number; and that Usher was interested. But after he left, she "never heard from him again".
Sharpton became a mother a year ago and has tested negative for herpes, according to Bloom, who said one of the other two plaintiffs does have herpes.
Sharpton is now 21 and went on to say that had she known he had herpes, she would not have consented to sex. They also claim that he hid a previouslawsuit from them related to his herpes status, which was reportedly settled in 2012 for $1.1 million. "At least one of my clients has tested positive for the virus and alleges that it was Mr. Raymond who transmitted it".
Sharpton's lawsuit was filed in California, a state that requires people with disease to inform their partners before engaging in sexual activity.
One of three people accusing the eight-time Grammy award-winner of exposing them to herpes spoke out during a press conference in NY on Monday. "Raymond's failure to rebut the numerous reports that he has Herpes has reasonably induced the Plaintiffs to believe that Raymond has the virus and that he exposed them to it". One of the plaintiffs, according to Bloom, contracted the virus.
The singer's camp has not yet responded to the lawsuit claims.
"I feel like my rights were violated", she said adding she made a decision to join the lawsuit so he "does not do this to anyone else". During a press conference, Sharpton told the media that she was never told that Usher was infected with a sexually transmitted disease.
Usher is about to lose all his "Yeah" money just because he didn't confess he had herpes. According to Sharpton, following the show she and several friends returned to their hotel when she received a call from a blocked number asking her where she was staying. The singer, who has had four No 1 albums in the U.S., has not publicly commented on the accusations.
On July 26, 18-year-old Tyler Jarrell was killed after the Fire Ball ride spun out of control and fell apart mid-air. He is one of 22 people, since 2010, to have suffered fatal injuries from an amusement park or carnival attraction.
BJP MPs Sanwarlal Jat and Vijay Goel could not vote in the Vice-Presidential Election because they are hospitalised, reported PTI. Voting for the vice presidential election 2017 ended with 98.21% of members of Parliament exercising their franchise.
The driver fired at Michael, who was able to return fire, then the suspect drove away, crashed and fled on foot, Lowe said . Every traffic stop yields its own issues sometimes. 'He has already made one killing and decided that's in his mindset.
Speculation is rife that I-T officials were already present inside the resort, disguised as guests, when the raids took place. The party has apprehensions over Patel's election prospects if more MLAs defect as he needs the support of at least 46 MLAs.
A Palestinian official says Jordan's King Abdullah II is visiting the West Bank on Monday for the first time in five years. Jordan has not recognized Israel's 1967 occupation of east Jerusalem al-Quds and other parts of the West Bank.
This is attributed to more exchanges accepting bitcoin cash and is said to be its natural stabilization towards its futures value. As that currency's price slipped, Bitcoin's showed renewed strength as its price soared past the $3,100 mark late in the evening.
Liberal MPs met for two hours last night, where they voted to put a plebiscite before Parliament for a second-time. Debate continues in Canberra over same sex marriage , after the Liberal Party held a series of meetings on Monday.
The opposition has criticised this intention as dynastic and undemocratic, criticism that Abbasi rejects. Till now, nothing has been said about whether Abbasi will remain the PM till the 2018 elections.
National Assembly Speaker Chung Sye-Kyun made the remarks as he met with his Iranian counterpart Ali Larijani in Tehran on Friday. Khamenei continued, "Some have sharply applied hostility (against Iran), like those who today are in office in the U.S".
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USA governors urge Trump to make insurance payments
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Gunmen Invade Catholic Church, Kill 47 in Anambra
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Controversial assembly begins in Venezuela
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