- Cristiano Ronaldo is suing a magazine for running a story that accused him of rape
- Ronaldo and the alleged victim reached an agreement out of court, but she has changed her mind
- The victim and her lawyer have decided to take the soccer player to court to make sure he is held responsible for his actions
Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo is the latest celeb to be accused of rape, but he has decided to sue a German magazine who claimed that he had raped a woman back in 2009.
Der Spiegel, the magazine that published the story, reported that Kathryn Mayorga had been raped by the soccer player in a Las Vegas hotel room, but Christian Schertz, a lawyer for Ronaldo, has slammed these allegations.
While Ronaldo and his legal team have attempted to rubbish the accusations, it has come to light that he did in fact make an out-of-court agreement with Kathyrn to make sure the rumours went away.
Kathyrn’s lawyer, Leslie Mark Stovall has done an interview with Der Spiegel where she revealed that her client had received $375 000, to never mention the allegations again, however Stovall revealed that they are looking to file a civil complaint.
Kathryn and Stovall have decided to make sure that Ronaldo is held responsible for his actions, so they are revoking their out-of-court agreement in order to take him to court.
TimesLIVe reports that Ronaldo’s legal team are fighting back by accusing the magazine of reporting fake news and they want compensation on the damages made to his reputation.
Briefly.co.za learned that nine years later, Kathryn still relives the experience and she regrets ever signing the non-disclosure agreement.
Twitter has been abuzz with the news as more and more details come to light.
Some tweeps have come out to support Ronaldo and accused Kathryn of looking for money and attention.
Others feel that it is still too early to tell if the allegations are true, so they are waiting to hear more before they give their full opinion on the matter.
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