DeMario Jackson is being sued by two girls for sexual assault. The court docket paperwork, obtained by HollywoodLife, include allegations from every plaintiff, who’ve filed the declare anonymously, about separate cases with The Bachelorette star, 35. The submitting particulars very graphic cases of the alleged assaults from every girl.
The primary Jane Doe, 25, claimed that she had met Jackson on a relationship app, and he unexpectedly uncovered himself whereas in a automotive on their first date. After he apologized, she agreed to see him once more. She detailed an incident in February 2018 when he unexpectedly arrived when she had an evening out together with her mates, and he appeared drunk. She had taken him again to her residence to sleep off any alcohol in his system, however let him know that she didn’t plan on participating in sexual actions with him. The lady claimed that she awakened in the course of the night time and Jackson compelled himself on prime of her and assaulted her. “Jane Doe 1 was in shock and was in excruciating ache,” the submitting states.
The lady mentioned that she accomplished a rape equipment and was examined for STDs. The declare additionally explains the influence of the alleged assault on the lady. “As a result of sexual assault, Plaintiff Jane Doe 1 has bother feeling protected, suffers from fixed anxiousness, and experiences issues sleeping. She has been compelled to go onto incapacity go away from work. The sexual assault herein has been by far essentially the most traumatic expertise of her life,” the submitting mentioned.
The second Jane Doe, 28, claimed to have met the truth star on social media, and after expressing curiosity in moving into the leisure trade, Jackson requested her on a date in July 2020. He advised her that the date would have to be at his house, as a result of his appearances on The Bachelorette would draw public consideration. Whereas at his place, Jackson allegedly was “incessant” in pressuring her to have anal intercourse, and she or he reluctantly agreed. The lady claimed that she advised him to cease and pushed him away, however alleged that after shoving him off, he compelled himself on her as soon as once more.
After the alleged assault, the second girl was additionally examined for STDs, and she or he’s undergone remedy following the incident. “Jane Doe 2 stays traumatized and completely distressed on the occurrences described herein,” the paperwork state.
DeMario Jackson’s attorneys and representatives didn’t instantly reply to HollywoodLife’s request for remark. Jackson’s lawyer Walter Mosley denied the claims in a press release to The Los Angeles Times. “The allegations introduced towards him are fully unfounded,” the assertion learn. “Because the Plaintiffs’ personal grievance clearly states, the police, who DeMario totally cooperated with over 3 years in the past, discovered these girls’s accusations to don’t have any benefit after which refused to pursue the matter. Within the days to come back, we’ll launch the proof we shared with the police on the time of the alleged incidents. Sadly, DeMario and I must take up this combat once more to clear his identify. Like earlier than, we may have [the] similar name-clearing end result.”
Each girls have known as for a jury trial and are in search of compensatory damages, punitive damages, prices of the lawsuit, and every other reduction the court docket might discover becoming. If they don’t attain a settlement, the primary court docket date is predicted to be held in March 2024.
The lawsuit comes 5 years after the manufacturing of Bachelor In Paradise was placed on maintain following an incident between Jackon and his co-star Corinne Olympios. Producers introduced the reality show to a halt after Jackson and Olympios had hooked up in 2017. An investigation into any alleged sexual misconduct was held following the occasion. A 3rd social gathering had not discovered proof of sexual misconduct, following the hookup.