Lto boxing legend george foreman has revealed that he faces accusations of sexual assault by two women who were trying to extort money from him.The
George Foreman is sued for sexual abuse, says they want to extort him
Lto boxing legend george foreman has revealed that he faces accusations of sexual assault by two women who were trying to extort money from him.
The 73-year-old, who strongly denied the allegations, said the accusers were trying to extort “millions of dollars” from him and his family.
Foremana two-time world heavyweight champion, issued a statement promising to expose women in court.
He said he would clear his name of accusations that he abused the couple in the 1970s.
according to TMZthe women demanded to pay the 1968 Olympic gold medalist $12.5 million each.
The lawsuit alleges that the parents of the accusers had a friendship with Foreman and a working relationship decades ago.
Foreman he has insisted that these are all lies and that he will not be intimidated by their threats.
In a statement issued on Wednesday, he said: “Over the last six months, two women have tried to extort millions of dollars each from me and my family.
“They falsely claim that he sexually abused them more than 45 years ago in the 1970s.
“I categorically and emphatically deny these accusations”
“Pride in my reputation is as important to me as my athletic achievements, and I will not be intimidated by baseless threats and lies.
“I am and will always be guided by my faith and trust in God” “Working with my attorneys to fully and honestly expose my accusers’ scheme and defend myself in court.
“I don’t look for fights, but I don’t run from them either.”
In a career that spanned four decades from 1969 to 1997, Foreman he won 76 of 81 fights, with 68 of his victories coming by way of knockout.
He remains the oldest world heavyweight champion in history after defeating Michael Moorer at the age of 45 years and 299 days in 1994.
His emphatic career was recognized in 2003 when he was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame.