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Bob Dylan sued for allegedly sexually abusing 12-year-old girl in 1965

 

August 27, 2021



(JTA) — A woman is suing Bob Dylan for sexually abusing her when she was 12 under a New York law that temporarily lifted limitations on such lawsuits.

The woman, identified in court documents as JC, says the Jewish rock star groomed and exploited her in his room at the Chelsea Hotel over six weeks in 1965, USA Today reported on Monday. She says she suffered physical and psychological harm.

A lawyer for Dylan vigorously denied the charges, the newspaper reported.

The Chelsea Hotel was at the time a hideout for bohemian artists and musicians. Dylan was just 24 in 1965, but at the height of...



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