Nick Carter can have a good time profitable a authorized battle over Melissa Schuman — the singer who’s suing him for allegedly raping her again in 2002 — however the warfare remains to be to return.
The Backstreet Boy singer had filed a countersuit towards Schuman for defamation, however in response, she and her father filed a movement to dam his authorized motion. Carter was in a Las Vegas courtroom Wednesday to listen to a ruling on the matter.
The choose sided with Carter, denying Melissa’s try and get the countersuit dismissed. The choose determined Carter introduced enough proof to warrant his defamation case transferring ahead.
As we reported, Schuman — who sang within the lady group Dream — claims Carter raped her again in 2002 at a buddy’s condo in Santa Monica. She filed a lawsuit towards him again in April, and shortly thereafter, Nick filed his countersuit.
Carter’s lawyer Liane Okay. Wakayama reacted to Wednesday’s ruling, telling us … “For years, Melissa and Jerome Schuman have been conspiring with anybody they might manipulate to drum up false claims towards Nick Carter in a brazen try and get wealthy off of him. Right now’s ruling confirms that Nick will be capable of pursue that reality to its inevitable conclusion and expose the Schumans’ and their co-conspirators’ deceit and deplorable conduct.”
Each circumstances will now transfer ahead.