It was beforehand learned that a number of girls suing Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson concerning allegations of sexual misconduct can be featured on Tuesday night’s version of HBO’s “Actual Sports activities with Bryant Gumbel” and that they might “element the alleged abuse they suffered and share their reactions to Watson’s record-breaking $230 million contract with the Cleveland Browns.”
Watson acquired that deal shortly after the Browns traded for him in March, and two girls hit out on the franchise in a portion of the interview with HBO that was leaked on Tuesday afternoon.
“It is identical to a giant screw you,” Ashley Solis stated of the Browns giving Watson $230 million assured, per Jake Trotter of ESPN. “That is what it seems like. That we do not care. He can run and throw, and that is what we care about.”
Watson has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing, and two grand juries declined to pursue prison costs towards the 26-year-old.
“I felt like he is being rewarded for dangerous habits,” Kyla Hayes instructed HBO.
In the meantime, Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio famous that legal professional Leah Graham, one of many legal professionals representing Watson, was requested by reporter Soledad O’Brien for HBO why the signal-caller needs to be believed over the 22 girls suing him.
“It’s 22 girls. It’s one lawyer,” Graham answered, per an excerpt shared by Florio. “There’s just one lawyer who was keen to take these circumstances. And as we all know from Ashley Solis’ deposition, Mr. (Tony) Buzbee was not the primary, most likely not the second or third lawyer she went to, however he was the one one to take her case. Why? Not as a result of it had advantage, however as a result of he would use these circumstances to extend his social media following and fairly frankly to get on exhibits like this one.”
In response to Trotter, Graham additionally instructed HBO that Watson “did nothing fallacious” throughout therapeutic massage classes talked about within the lawsuits.
“He did nothing fallacious in these massages,” Graham claimed. “And though – to your first query, ‘How can he be harmless?’ I believe the actual query is, ‘What proof is there of any guilt?'”