Boxing legend George ForemanTwo women claimed that he had sexually assaulted them, but they were trying to extort him from millions of dollars.
Sources who are familiar with the subject tell TMZ SportsTwo women who were friends and worked with Foreman many decades ago are expected to file a lawsuit against him in Los Angeles this week.
According to our sources, the suit will allege that Foreman sexually assaulted the women in 1970s.
However, Foreman stated in a Wednesday statement that the allegations were flat-out false.
“Over the past six months,”Foreman, “two women have been trying to extort millions of dollars each from me and my family. They are falsely claiming that I sexually abused them over 45 years ago in the 1970s.”
“I adamantly and categorically deny these allegations. The pride I take in my reputation means as much to me as my sports accomplishments, and I will not be intimidated by baseless threats and lies.”
Our sources claim that Foreman believes the suit, and the allegations contained in it, are all part of his. “a coordinated extortion plot”The women have requested that he pay $12.5 MILLION to each of them since January.
“I am, and always will be, guided by my faith and trust in God,”Foreman stated. “I will work with my lawyers to fully and truthfully expose my accusers’ scheme and defend myself in court. I don’t pick fights, but I don’t run away from them either.”
Foreman, a former heavyweight champion who created the George Foreman grill, compiled a 76-5 record during his boxing career. According to reports, he has a net worth around $300 million.