Roethlisberger Accuser Would Also Gladly Pay You Tuesday For A Hamburger Today
In a surprising legal maneuver that can only be politely described as “completely fucking retarded,” Andrea McNulty’s counsel proposed the following settlement terms to Ben Roethlisberger:
The woman wants Roethlisberger to admit to the allegations, apologize and donate $100,000 to the Committee to Aid Abused Women, a Reno nonprofit organization that offers support to domestic violence victims.
Yeah, that makes a whole lot of sense. I’ll have two of whatever they were having when they came up with this offer.
Of course, sanity prevailed, and Roethlisberger’s attorney, David Cornwell, vehemently rejected the offer, referring to it as “bizarre.” Below is Cornwell’s full statement on the matter, courtesy of Pro Football Talk (via The Huddle):
“Ms. McNulty’s contemporaneous statements and conduct prove her allegations are false. Against this backdrop, her proposal is bizarre and it insults women who have legitimately suffered from sexual misconduct. We will not participate in a destructive farce.
“We offered Ms. McNulty a graceful exit. Apparently, Mr. Dunlap convinced her that they can dig themselves out of this rancid hole. The ‘settlement’ offer is rejected. We will continue to press our defenses and claims and pursue our application for sanctions.”
Hoo boy, the tension is reaching a fever pitch in this case, and methinks it’s only going to get more acrimonious and dirty from this point forward.
But any reason to make a J. Wellington Wimpy reference is good enough for me, even if it has to come at the expense of a moronic attorney and what by all accounts appears to be a very ill-informed woman as far as legal matters are concerned. Strange days, indeed – most peculiar, mama.
Roethlisberger’s attorney rejects settlement offer [CBS Sports]
Roethlisberger attorney: Offer to settle is ‘bizarre,’ insulting to women [The Huddle]
Roethlisberger again pulls no punches [Pro Football Talk]