Schuman, who later performed alongside Carter on a duet, describes being "traumatised" after the attack, saying she initially "wanted to lock it in a box in my mind and let the memories slowly suffocate as time went on".
"It is contrary to my nature and everything I hold dear to intentionally cause someone discomfort or harm", he said, as per CNN, adding that he was "shocked and saddened by Ms Schuman's accusations". "We recorded a song and went on stage together, and I've always been respectful and I have offered my support to Melissa both personally and professionally".
"This is the first that I am hearing about these accusations, almost two decades later", he added.
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Schuman has not yet responded to the comments of Nick Carter. "I told him that I was a virgin and I didn't want to have sex", she added. It said: "I 500 percent don't support sexual harassment & I 500 percent don't support unproven sexual harassment". Nick allegedly invited Schuman to his apartment and performed oral sex on her, despite Schuman insisting that she "didn't want go any further" beyond kissing.
The singer alleges that Carter then took her to a bedroom, where he "threw me on the bed and climbed on top of me".
However, Carter has denied the rape allegations in an official statement.
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"I won't tell anybody, '" Schuman alleges, before claiming Cater took off her trousers and performed oral sex on her. "I told him that I was saving myself for my future husband". Thank you for providing me a safe place to be open and vulnerable. "He whispered in my ear as to entice me, "I could be your husband". "I thought that the only way to get out was to get him to finish what he had started". "The one thing I had held as a virtue had been ruined". According to Schuman, the group did shots together, and afterwards, 22-year-old Carter, who'd reportedly expressed interest in dating Schuman years earlier, asked Schuman if she'd like to hear the new music he'd been working on. We are stronger in numbers. He knew about the abuse I endured and did nothing.
She explained she considered pressing charges against the Backstreet Boys star, but was told that she would "be buried in humiliation" and "accused of being fame hungry".
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