Cristiano Ronaldo has hit headlines once again this week, as investigators have questioned for a DNA sample relating to a rape allegation against him.
Ronaldo’s attorney Peter Christiansen claimed the DNA ask for was just common procedure. stating: ‘Mr Ronaldo has usually managed, as he does nowadays, that what happened in Las Vegas in 2009 was consensual in nature, so it is not shocking that DNA would be present, nor that the police would make this pretty standard ask for as section of their investigation.’
But what was the allegation manufactured, and the place is the investigation at existing?
A single of the statements versus Ronaldo dates back again to 2009, and problems product Kathryn Mayorga.
She claims that the Juventus star forced her to have intercourse with him at a Las Vegas resort.
Ms Mayorga states she was invited to be a part of company in a very hot tub but had declined for the reason that she did not have a bathing fit. Ronaldo supplied her clothing and then adopted her into a rest room in which she was heading to modify clothes.
Immediately after she refused his demand from customers to accomplish a sexual intercourse act and reported she desired to go away, she promises Ronaldo pulled her into a bed room and raped her while she screamed “no, no, no,”. When Ronaldo completed the sexual assault of the plaintiff, he allowed her to depart the bed room stating he was sorry, he was generally a gentleman,’ paperwork state.
German publication Der Spiegel then described that, in 2010, the pair built an out-of-court docket settlement on the proviso she in no way notify anyone.
Leslie Mark Stovall, law firm for the alleged target, mentioned she pledged hardly ever to discuss of the accusation again and Ronaldo paid out her $375,000 (£288,000).
Christiansen said that this non-disclosure arrangement ‘is by no suggests a confession of guilt’ and that ‘what occurred in 2009 in Las Vegas was wholly consensual.’
He also asserted that the ‘documents that allegedly incorporate statements by Mr Ronaldo and were reproduced in the media are pure inventions’ and ended up received as part of a hack that happened in 2015.
Now, Mayorga’s lawyers are seeking to void the non-disclosure aggreement, and the Las Vegas law enforcement have re-opened their investigation on the matter.
Stovall suggests that 3 extra ladies have made accusations versus the Portuguese footballer, but none of these women of all ages have absent general public.
The 5-time Ballon D’or winner has also been accused of psychological abuse and threats by CBB star Jasmine Lennard.
In now-deleted tweets, she claimed Ronaldo threatened her with kidnapping and sending nude photographs to her father.
She also branded him a ‘psychopath’ and shared unverified voice notes which she explained featured the footballer creating homophobic remarks.
Bond woman Lennard then tweeted ‘I am achieving out to Kathryn Mayorga and her authorized group to offer you my support in her rape allegation towards @Cristiano make sure you get hold of me. I have info that I believe that will be useful to your situation and I would like to enable you.’
Ronaldo’s authorized crew informed Metro.co.united kingdom: ‘Mr Ronaldo has no certain recollection of assembly Ms Lennard 10 a long time back or at any place. He has not had a romance with her and he has not had any speak to with her, irrespective of whether in the last 18 months as Ms Lennard implies, or or else.
‘The voice notes posted by Ms Lennard on social media are not of Mr Ronaldo. Mr Ronaldo will get proper lawful motion in due course’.