Lawyer Tony Buzbee took a veiled shot at Deshaun Watson on Monday, referring to the Texans quarterback in an Instagram publish whereas he and his spouse honeymooned in Greece.
Buzbee represents 22 girls who’ve filed civil fits towards Watson, alleging he sexually assaulted or harassed them throughout therapeutic massage classes in 2020 and 2021. The Houston-based legal professional detailed his personal 90-minute therapeutic massage, wherein the girl “did not really feel threatened, degraded, or uncomfortable in any approach.”
“It was really good and stress-free — I fell asleep,” Buzbee mentioned. “However observe, it was skilled; I made no bizarre calls for, I did not grind round on the desk, I by no means absolutely disrobed, and I by no means acted like an entitled, attractive, teenage boy. I am additionally fairly positive Tina, the therapeutic massage skilled, did not really feel threatened, degraded, or uncomfortable in any approach.
“Therapeutic massage remedy is a legit occupation made up of skilled professionals making an attempt to earn an sincere dwelling. That is the way it must be.”
Among the many allegations towards Watson are claims that he insisted on being both absolutely nude or lined with only a small towel over his genitals throughout classes. The fits additionally declare he positioned or moved himself so his genitals would contact the ladies massaging him.
Watson initially denied the allegations towards him. Watson’s legal professional, Rusty Hardin, additionally launched a joint assertion of 18 girls who massaged Watson, claiming the accusations towards him had been inconsistent with their experiences. Hardin later claimed his shopper’s sexual encounters with the ladies who massaged him had been consensual.
The Texans open coaching camp on July 28, however it’s unclear whether or not Watson will report for camp.