WWE Celebrity Matt Riddle has had his sexual assault lawsuit dropped. TMZ has reported that WWN performer Sweet Cartwright (actual title Samantha Tavel) has filed for dismissal in accordance with latest court docket paperwork. Cartwright had alleged that Riddle had forced her to engage in illicit sexual activity back in 2018, but TMZ reports that it’s unclear whether or not the 2 sides have reached a financial settlement. In response to a press release from Cartwright’s lawyer, “The events have put this of their previous and are targeted on the longer term.” There have but to be a remark from Riddle’s lawyer on the matter as per their report.
Riddle’s attorney previously addressed the matter back in 2020 with the following statement, “The allegations by this impartial feminine performer are utterly false and one other try to harass and humiliate Mr. and Mrs. Riddle and to attempt to tarnish their popularity in the neighborhood. We now have been conscious for the final two years of this performer stalking the Riddle household. In 2019, our agency had drafted a pleading in opposition to this performer to hunt an injunction for cyberstalking within the Circuit Courtroom for Orange County, Florida.”
WWE also previously released a statement on the matter, which reads as such, “People are liable for their very own private actions. WWE has zero tolerance for issues involving home violence, baby abuse and sexual assault. Upon arrest for such misconduct, a WWE expertise might be instantly suspended. Upon conviction for such misconduct, a WWE expertise might be instantly terminated. WWE’s skill to tremendous, droop or terminate a WWE expertise won’t be, nevertheless, restricted or compromised in any method within the occasion incontrovertible proof of such unlawful misconduct is offered to WWE.”
Cartwright first detailed the incident on social media, which she acknowledged occurred again in Might 2018, as such, “Again in Might of 2018 I used to be using with Matt Riddle and some different wrestlers. Through the van trip, when the three different wrestlers had fallen asleep, Matt requested me to ‘hop on his dick,’” she continued. “After I refused (though we had beforehand been collectively I used to be extremely uncomfortable in that setting ) After I stated no, he grabbed me by my throat, choked me and stated ‘what if I simply made you?’ I ended up giving him oral intercourse (praying somebody wouldn’t get up) to get out of getting intercourse with him. It was extremely humiliating.”
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