Melissa Schuman Accuses Backstreet Boys’ Nick Carter Of Sexual Assault

","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"Carter has not responded to the allegations yet.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"In the coming days, we encourage survivors and victims to please keep their mental health in mind. It seems as though this horrifying list is only growing longer and longer.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"Update: Nick Carter has released a response to the allegations, telling Cosmopolitan in a statement:","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"“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.”","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"},{"text":"Tarana Burke, Me Too Posts: Must-See Tweets & Details","level":3,"displayType":"header"}]}]; var articleType = 'ARTICLE'; var favoriteImage = ''; var articleDescription = ''; var slide_index = parseInt(0); var slide_json = createSlides(slides, articleType, favoriteImage); var initial_slide = slide_index; var initial_url = location.pathname +; var base_url = '/2017/11/22/melissa-schuman-nick-carter-sexual-assault-blog-details-photos/'; var next_gallery = '/2014/11/18/ugly-christmas-sweaters-photos-xmas-gifts/'; var first_load = true; var has_scrolled = false; var title = "Melissa Schuman Accuses Backstreet Boys’ Nick Carter Of Sexual Assault"; var path = base_url