Court docs: Antonio Brown accuser drops federal suit alleging rape, but will refile

October 09, 2019 - 10:28 am

According to court documents filed Tuesday, Britney Taylor, the woman who accused Antonio Brown of rape and sexual assault in a civil lawsuit, dropped the federal suit but will refile it in state court.

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It is basically the same lawsuit, just it will be filed in a Florida state court, not a federal court.

Pro Football Talk notes typically persons who file lawsuits prefer state court. 

In addition, the new complaint includes text messages that Taylor allegedly sent in January 2019 to a group known as #TimesUpNow regarding her claim that Brown raped her.

The new complaint also says, “(s)ince Ms. Taylor’s allegations against Brown were made public, Brown has made or authorized a number of untrue public statements about Ms. Taylor, including the claim that Brown’s assault of Ms. Taylor was part of a consensual sexual relationship.”

Brown has denied all the allegations from Taylor through his agent. Taylor was his personal trainer after the pair met at Central Michigan.

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