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Attorney For Roethlisberger’s Accuser Deciding On How To Approach Case Based On Shania Twain Songs

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Now, I’m not a lawyer and I do not intend to imply that I could possibly understand all of the ins-and-outs of a very complicated case, but this decision strikes me as bizarre. In a legal filing presented to the court on Tuesday, Calvin Dunlap, attorney for Andrea McNulty, would like Ben Roethlisberger to answer the following question:

“Who’s Bed Have Your Boots Been Under?”

From a Pittsburgh Tribune-Review report (via The Huddle):

A lawyer for a Nevada casino worker accusing Ben Roethlisberger of sexually assaulting her last year at a Lake Tahoe resort wants a list of every woman the Steelers quarterback has slept with and any who have claimed sexual misconduct on his part.

…Dunlap also requested, among other things, Roethlisberger’s telephone and e-mail records and for him to undergo psychiatric and physical examinations.

Oooh, Dunlap really backed Roethlisberger’s counsel into a corner with that crafty legal maneuver! Can you imagine if it comes out that Roethlisberger has had many sexual encounters with women over the years, even with women he barely knew? Yeah, you guessed it: definite rapist.

Going with the theory that Dunlap based this latest move on the music of the crossover country music bombshell, I anticipate Dunlap utilizing the following hits by Shania Twain when conducting further legal arguments:

Regarding the alleged sexual assault in the hotel room:

  • “If You Want To Touch Her, Ask!”
  • “Got A Hold On Me”
  • “(If You’re Not In It For Love) I’m Outta Here!”
  • “Leaving Is The Only Way Out”
  • “Whatever You Do! Dont’!”
  • “It Only Hurts When I’m Breathing”
  • “I Ain’t Goin’ Down”
  • “Crime Of The Century”

On any proposed financial settlement made on behalf of Roethlisberger:

  • “Ka-Ching!”
  • “I’m Gonna Getcha Good!”

Roethlisberger’s attorneys, not to be outdone, will reference the following songs to refute her allegations:

  • “I’m Not In The Mood (To Say No)”
  • “If It Don’t Take Two”
  • “What Made You Say That?”
  • “Man! I Feel Like A Woman!”

Well, I don’t get that last one, but best of luck to the attorneys for both the Plaintiff and Defendant.

Accuser’s lawyer wants list of every woman Ben Roethlisberger ever had sex with [The Huddle]
Accuser’s lawyer wants list of Roethlisberger’s sexual partners [Pittsburgh Tribune-Review]