Texans QB's sex assault cases highlight concerns amid #MeToo
August 8, 2021
HOUSTON (AP) — Lawyers fighting sexual assault and harassment allegations against Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson face a predicament: Defending their client means working to discredit the claims of 22 women who are more likely to be believed in the #MeToo era.
Watson's lawyers have sought to balance their defense of the NFL star while simultaneously condemning sexual violence against women. They've said women who say they have been victims should be taken at their word. Just not these particular women.
The attorneys called the lawsuits against Watson a "money grab" and fired ba...