Is it fair that Bob Dylan is free after doing a crime?

Is it fair that Bob Dylan is free after doing a crime?
Bob Dylan (Source: Loudwire)
  • Bob Dylan is being accused of sexually abusing a woman when she was 12
  • The sexual abuse happened in the year 1965
  • JC also claimed that Dylan had carried out predatory, sexual, and unlawful acts

Bob Dylan is being accused of sexually abusing a woman when she was 12! A woman sued Bob Dylan for sexually abusing her in 1965. As per the legal case, Bob exploited his musician status to provide her with alcohol and drugs and sexually abused her multiple times. Likewise, he is accused of using threats of physical violence. Likewise, the incident is said to have occurred in his apartment in New York’s Chelsea Hotel.

Bob Dylan accused of sexually abusing a woman
Bob Dylan accused of sexually abusing a woman (Source: Los Angeles Times)

But Dylan has clearly denied the allegations and he is going to be defended vigorously. The accuser of Dylan is now 68 years old and is currently living in the state of Connecticut. The initial used by her is JC. Similarly, JC claimed that the abuse took place over a six-week period between April and May 1965.

From the end of April to 10th May, Dylan was in the UK on a tour that was documented in the film Don’t Look Back. At present, Bob is accused of assault, battery, false imprisonment, and infliction of emotional distress. JC also claimed that Bob had caused her severe psychological damage and emotional trauma. She is seeking unspecified damages and a jury trial.

JC also claimed that Dylan had carried out predatory, sexual, and unlawful acts which were allegedly done intentionally by him to her without her consent. Moreover, she claimed to have suffered severe mental distress, anguish, humiliation, embarrassment, and economic losses.

When were the legal documents filed against Bob Dylan?

The legal documents were filed on Friday at the New York Supreme Court under the state’s Child Victims Act. The claim was submitted a day before the closure of a temporary legal ‘look back window’ in New York, which allowed historical abuse allegations.

Legal document have been filed for Bob Dylan
Legal document have been filed for Bob Dylan (Source: Onmanorama)

She is seeking compensatory and punitive damages from Dylan. Likewise, the suit was filed one day before the New York Child Victim Act expired on 14th August 2021. Moreover, the lawsuit was filed pursuant to the act and it gave her the opportunity to seek redress.

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How much is the net worth of Bob Dylan?

Bob Dylan has a net worth of $375 million as per Celebrity Net Worth. In December 2020, it is said that he sold 100% of his song catalog to Universal Music Publishing Group for $300 million. But just in two months’ time, the actual sale price was revealed to be $400 million.

Some of his albums are Rough and Rowdy Ways, Triplicate, Fallen Angels, Shadows in the Night, Tempest, Christmas in the Heart. Together Through Life, Modern Times, Time Out of Mind, Infidels, Bob Dylan, and more.

Singer Bob Dylan
Singer Bob Dylan (Source: The UBJ)

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