6 reactions to the alleged sexual assault charges against Ronaldo

6 reactions to the alleged sexual assault charges against Ronaldo

- 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

PAY ATTENTION: Click “See First” under the “Following” tab to see Briefly.co.za News on your News Feed!

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.

PAY ATTENTION: Save mobile data with FreeBasics: Briefly is now available on the app

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.

READ ALSO: Bongi Dube is lucky to be alive: Freak accident almost killed her

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.

Do you have a story to share with us? Inbox us on our Facebook page and we could feature your story.

To stay up to date with the latest news, download our news app on Google Play or iTunes today.

Watch the animated video and head over to Briefly South Africa’s Youtube channel for more.

Source: Briefly.co.za

Related news
Couple who can’t smile due to condition fall in love after meeting

Couple who can’t smile due to condition fall in love after meeting

Couple who can’t smile due to condition fall in love after meeting
Briefly.co.za
Mailfire view pixel