A 2021 lawsuit towards Horatio Sanz, which accused the comic of grooming and sexually assaulting an underage woman in 2002, has been dismissed. The swimsuit was dismissed with prejudice by each events, that means it can’t be refiled.
“All claims asserted by Plaintiff Jane Doe … are hereby dismissed with prejudice, with out prices and attorneys’ charges to any occasion or towards some other occasion,” the submitting stated (per NBC Information). An lawyer for the unidentified plaintiff stated in an announcement, “The events have resolved their dispute and have moved on.”
Final August, the plaintiff accused Sanz of groping and digitally penetrating her at a Might 2022 Saturday Evening Live afterparty when she was 17 years previous (Sanz would have been 32 on the time). What’s extra, the lady stated Sanz had been grooming her since she was 15, when the 2 met whereas she was working an SNL fan web site.
The lawsuit accused Sanz of main the 2’s on-line conversations to intercourse regardless of understanding her age, and whereas Sanz known as the claims “categorically false” and “ludicrous,” Doe stated she had textual content conversations between the 2 in her possession during which the comic admitted to his alleged conduct.