George Foreman accused of sexual abuse by two women: lawsuits
Two women are suing George Foreman over allegations the former heavyweight boxing champion sexually abused them when they were teenagers in the 1970s.
The women filed separate lawsuits Wednesday in Los Angeles County Superior Court
Foreman began grooming them when they were just 8 and 9-years-old and later raped them at age 15 and 16.
She also alleges that Foreman has told her father that he would lose his job as a boxing adviser if she didn’t comply to his sexual advances.
Foreman called the claims “baseless threats and lies.”
“They are falsely claiming that I sexually abused them over 45 years ago in the 1970s
The accusers claim they met George Foreman when they were young due to their fathers’ links as associates of the fighter.
Foreman is not named in the lawsuits, which refer to him as DOE 1, however the suits provide identifying information about the boxer
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