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Nick Carter Accuser Melissa Schuman Reports Rape to Police

In November, Nick Carter was accused of sexual assault by Melissa Schuman. He responded to her harrowing, detailed description of their encounter by claiming that everything was consensual.

Melissa Schuman, who was a member of Dream, is doing more than making a public statement in her quest for justice.

She’s now taken matters to the police.

TMZ reports that Schuman has filed a police report against Nick Carter.

On Wednesday, she sat down with the Santa Monica police and gave her report on Nick Carter’s alleged sexual assault.

Her report will be handed off to the LAPD’s newly established Special Crimes unit, which was established in the wake of the Weinstein scandal.

(Remember how the LAPD was embarrassed beyond belief in the O.J. Simpson trial? These kinds of special departments are to make certain that history doesn’t repeat itself)

It remains to be seen whether this particular police report will actually lead to trial — because of the way that our court system is structured, only a minority of reported rapes see the inside of a courtroom.

But it sounds like Schuman has done all that she can, for the moment.

In 2002, when Melissa Schuman was 18 and Nick Carter was 22, Nick apparently expressed an interest in meeting her.

Though Melissa had a steady boyfriend, she says that her label thought that it would be great if she at least heard him out and hung out with him. So she went with a friend to his apartment.

After listening to some music, she says that the two of them began to kiss.

“After kissing for a moment, he took my hand and brought me into the bathroom adjacent to his office. He shut the door and we continued to kiss. I asked him what we were doing in there. He didn’t respond and continued to kiss me.”

This, folks, is when her story becomes upsetting.

“He then pick me up, put me on the bathroom counter and started to unbutton my pants. I told him I didn’t want to go any further. He didn’t listen. He didn’t care.”

If someone performs oral sex on a person without their consent, that is absolutely sexual assault.

“He told me, ‘Don’t worry, I won’t tell anybody.'”

That totally misses the point.

“I told him that’s not why I didn’t want to do it. He took off my pants anyway and then proceeded to perform oral sex on me. I told him to stop, but he didn’t.”

“He sat himself on the bathroom counter and asked me to perform oral sex on him. I declined, he was upset.”

From her description, it sounds like he had managed to completely ignore that Schuman was an unwilling participant.

“He told me, ‘I did it for you and it’s only right you do it for me.'”

Rules of reciprocity apply to consensual couples, folks. Not to what Schuman is describing.

“I felt scared and trapped. He was visually and clearly growing very angry and impatient with me. I couldn’t leave. It was evident to me, that i couldn’t leave.”

Most readers could logically assume that fear was a factor, but people always get the question of “why didn’t you leave,” and Schuman decided to go ahead and answer that.

“He was stronger and much bigger than me, and there was no way I would be able to open that door or have anyone help me. My friend couldn’t help me, I didn’t even know where she was.”

Which is when she says that she had no real choice but to give in to his demands.

“So when he placed my hand on his penis my thought was the only way to get out was to get him to finish what he had started. That’s where I saw myself, my reflection, watching myself do something that I was [sickened] by. Watching myself be assaulted, forced to engage in an act against my will.”

She says that it was then that Nick Carter took her into the bedroom, still keeping her away from everyone else.

“He threw me on the bed and climbed on top of me. Again, I told him that I was a virgin and I didn’t want to have sex. I told him that I was saving myself for my future husband. I said it over and over again.”

Schuman holds conservative Christian views but, to be clear, even someone who’s had a thousand sexual partners still requires consent. Obviously.

“He whispered in my ear as to entice me, ‘I could be your husband.'”

Gross. And missing the point.

“He was relentless, refusing to take my no’s for an answer. He was heavy, too heavy to get out from under him.”

That sounds so scary.

“Then I felt it, he put something inside of me. I asked him what it was and he whispered in my ear once more, ‘It’s all me baby.'”

Nick Carter responded to the rape accusations with a statement.

“I am shocked and saddened by Ms. Schuman’s accusations. Melissa never expressed to me while we were together or at any time since that anything we did was not consensual.”

He’s describing a very different evening than she did.

“We went on to record a song and perform together, and I was always respectful and supportive of Melissa both personally and professionally.”

Melissa mentioned that in her blog post, as being incredibly uncomfortable and the first time that she was forced to see him face-to-face after that.

“This is the first that I am hearing about these accusations, nearly two decades later. It is contrary to my nature and everything I hold dear to intentionally cause someone discomfort or harm.”

At the time of the alleged assault, Melissa Schuman said that she did attempt to report it — speaking to her manager.

Her manager then informed her that Nick Carter’s legal representation was the absolute best and that her case would be crushed, in the court of public opinion as well as in actual court, because she did not have the financial resources to defend herself against what a powerful litigation team could throw her way.

With the #MeToo movement opening more people’s eyes to the horrors of sexual harassment and assault, it’s more likely than ever before that Schuman’s story is reaching people — even people who once considered themselves Nick Carter’s fans.

It’s harder to tell how much traction she’ll get with the actual justice system.

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Nick Carter Responds to Melissa Schuman Rape Allegation

Nick Carter has spoken out about an extremely disturbing allegation.

On Tuesday night, Melissa Schuman shared an emotional blog post in which she accused the Backstreet Boys member of rape.

Unlike other recent allegations made against celebrities for sexual harassment or misconduct, Schuman made it very clear in her graphic retelling:

She says Carter flat-out raped her.

We’ll share details from her accusation below, but Carter has now responded to this charge via a statement to People Magazine.

It reads as follows:

I am shocked and saddened by Ms. Schuman’s accusations. Melissa never expressed to me while we were together or at any time since that anything we did was not consensual.

We went on to record a song and perform together, and I was always respectful and supportive of Melissa both personally and professionally.

This is the first that I am hearing about these accusations, nearly two decades later.

It is contrary to my nature and everything I hold dear to intentionally cause someone discomfort or harm.

Schuman does acknowledge the recording she and Carter made in her blog entry.

She says they did not record the song together (“What was I supposed to do?” she asks about being told of the planned duet.
“I couldn’t tell my manager that his best friend had raped me so I won’t record this song.”), but that they did perform it on stage one time.

Schuman also describes how she was a virgin at the time of her encounter with Carter, which she alleges took place at his apartment in Santa Monica.

Once Carter got her alone, Schuman says he unbuttoned her pants and performed oral sex.

He then demanded she reciprocate.

And then…

“He threw me on the bed and climbed on top of me. Again, I told him that I was a virgin and I didn’t want to have sex. I told him that I was saving myself for my future husband.

“I said it over and over again. He whispered in my ear as to entice me, ‘I could be your husband.'”

According to Schuman’s telling of it, there’s no way Carter could have believed the interaction was consensual.

“He was relentless, refusing to take my no’s for an answer,” she writes, adding:

“He was heavy, too heavy to get out from under him. Then I felt it, he put something inside of me.

“I asked him what it was and he whispered in my ear once more, ‘It’s all me baby.'”

Shortly after the alleged rape and awkward duet, Schuman says she “quickly lost interest in pursuing a career as a recording artist.”

For what reason?

“I was broken. I was tired. I was traumatized,” she wrote.

You can read Schuman’s entire description of what she says transpired between her and Carter HERE.

Soon after she went public with the accusation, which she says she did in order to inspire other victims to speak out, Schuman Tweeted appreciation to all her supporters.

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“I just want to thank everyone for the outpouring of love and support,” she wrote.

“Thank you for bearing witness to my story. Thank you for providing me a safe place to be open and vulnerable.

I love you all. Thank you for aiding me in the healing that I so desperately needed. I am free now.”

Schuman also included the hashtag “#metoo” with her entry, echoing the sentiment and the viral movement that has inspired countless women to speak out about the times they were victims of abuse of harassment.

See what we mean below:

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Nick Carter: Accused of Rape by Melissa Schuman

Nick Carter is the latest Hollywood figure to be accused of sexual harassment or misconduct.

And the allegations against the Backstreet Boys member are as serious as it gets.

In a lengthy post on her personal blog, Melissca Schuman – an artist who was part of the early 2000s all-girls group Dream – alleges that Carter raped her when she was 18 years old and he was 22.

Schuman’s message is emotional and, at times, graphic.

In it, Schuman claims she was received an invitation to Carter’s home during a day off from the film in which they were both starring.

After arriving at his apartment with a friend, she explains how the pair listened to the singer’s new album before he supposedly brought her into the bathroom.

This is when she claims they started kissing.

Schuman writes that she virgin at the time of this incident.

She claims Carter started unbuttoning her pants, ignoring her objections before allegedly performing oral sex on her.

Carter is accused of them demanding a blow job from the singer.

“My thought was the only way to get out was to get him to finish what he had started,” Schuman says.

Schuman writes that Carter then led her to the bedroom and raped her.

“I felt scared and trapped. He was visually and clearly growing very angry and impatient with me. I couldn’t leave,” she writes, adding in painful detail:

“It was evident to me, that i couldn’t leave. He was stronger and much bigger than me, and there was no way I would be able to open that door or have anyone help me.

“My friend couldn’t help me, I didn’t even know where she was. So when he placed my hand on his penis my thought was the only way to get out was to get him to finish what he had started.

“That’s where I saw myself, my reflection, watching myself do something that I was sicken by.

“Watching myself be assaulted, forced to engage in an act against my will.”

She continues of Carter:

“He was relentless, refusing to take my no’s for an answer. He was heavy, too heavy to get out from under him. Then I felt it, he put something inside of me.

“I asked him what it was and he whispered in my ear once more:

It’s all me baby.

How disgusting.

Schuman didn’t tell anyone about this encounter for years.

She even sang a duet with Carter at one point, prior to losing interest in music as a career path.

Why did the former singer wait to long to come out?

She grew sick and tired of seeing all the victim-shaming across the Internet any time a woman accused a man, especially a famous man, of sexual assault.

“I feel I have an obligation now to come forward with the hope and intention to inspire and encourage other victims to tell their story,” she writes.

And she concludes:

“We are stronger in numbers. If you are reading this and you have been assaulted, know you don’t have to be silent and you are not alone. I know it’s scary. I’m scared.

“I believe you. I stand with you and together I hope we can bring light to things that have been lost in the darkness for so long.”

Schuman ends her post with the hashtag “#metoo.”

Carter is yet to address this allegation.

But Schuman has taken to Twitter in order to thank fans for their support, writing:

“I just want to thank everyone for the outpouring of love and support. Thank you for bearing witness to my story. Thank you for providing me a safe place to be open and vulnerable. I love you all.

“Thank you for aiding me in the healing that I so desperately needed. I am free now.”

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