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Antonio Brown reaches settlement in sexual assault swimsuit

Antonio Brown and a aged trainer who accused him of sexually assaulting her have settled a factual dispute, in step with a joint assertion from the girl’s attorney and a representative for the free agent receiver.

Gymnast Britney Taylor sued Brown in 2019, alleging he sexually assaulted her three times while she worked as his private trainer.

Brown denied the allegations and later countersued Taylor, claiming her swimsuit modified into in retaliation after he declined to invest more than $1.5 million in her gymnastics commercial.

On Thursday, attorney David Hass told NBC Facts that the factual fight with Brown had been settled.

“Antonio and Britney have been visitors for over a decade. Several years ago they almost grew to alter into commercial companions. These days, they were thinking about aggressive litigation,” he acknowledged in a joint assertion with a representative for Brown, Alana Burstyn.

“Having mirrored on their relationship, each no doubt feel that the time has as regards to toddle on. Antonio is grateful for Britney’s exquisite coaching assistance,” the assertion acknowledged. “They are pleased that Antonio is doing so successfully with the Bucs and has a hoop. Their dispute is resolved and they desire one yet another mighty continued success.”

“My group is serious about transferring forward with many opportunities and requests for Antonio,” Burstyn added.

A joint stipulation for dismissal of the claims modified into filed Wednesday in Broward County, Florida. The phrases of the settlement were no longer certain.

Taylor’s swimsuit alleged that after Brown sexually assaulted Taylor twice in 2017, she stopped working for him till he contacted her in 2018 to proper be apologetic about. She began working for Brown any other time in April 2018, coaching him at some level of low season weekends.

A month later, the swimsuit alleged, Brown forcibly raped Taylor in his bedroom while she attempted to physically fight him off and uncover him no.

In step with Brown’s countersuit, Taylor initiated a romantic relationship with Brown, and any sex they’d modified into consensual.

Brown spent 9 seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers and then a extremely speedy time with the Oakland Raiders earlier than signing with the Original England Patriots. After he signed with the Patriots, the swimsuit modified into filed. Brown modified into released from the group in 2019 after one sport.

He spent the remainder of that year and the initiating obtain of 2020 as a free agent earlier than signing a one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Brown caught a touchdown in the Bucs’ 31-9 snatch over the Kansas City Chiefs on this year’s Tremendous Bowl.

Elisha Fieldstadt

Elisha Fieldstadt is a breaking data reporter for NBC Facts.

Diana Dasrath

Diana Dasrath is leisure producer and senior reporter for NBC Facts masking all platforms.

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