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Nick Carter accuser Melissa Schuman shares 'horrifying text' he sent her after alleged rape

Nick Carter accuser Melissa Schuman shares 'horrifying text' he sent her after alleged rape

A new documentary about Nick and Aaron Carter has just been released

Melissa Schuman has shared a text message she claims Nick Carter sent her after he allegedly raped her.

A bombshell new Investigation Discovery documentary which has just landed today (27 May) explores the accusations of sexual assault against the 44-year-old Backstreet Boys singer by three women.

Nick denies all allegations made against him.

Melissa featured in the doc. (Investigation Discovery)
Melissa featured in the doc. (Investigation Discovery)

Melissa, who was part of the American girl group Dream, alleged that Nick raped her in his Santa Monica apartment in 2003.

The 39-year-old first came forward with the allegations back in 2017 on a blog post on her website.

In the allegations, Melissa said she was an 18-year-old virgin when Nick allegedly raped her at his home.

At the time, Nick denied the allegations, saying that the sex they had was consensual.

Then, in February of last year, Melissa was included in a countersuit filed by Nick against Shannon Ruth - who sued him two months earlier for alleged sexual battery.

(Vincent Sandoval / Contributor / Getty Images)
(Vincent Sandoval / Contributor / Getty Images)

In April 2023, Melissa then sued Nick for sexual assault and battery over the alleged 2003 rape.

Both lawsuits are currently pending.

In the doc, Melissa revealed the texts she says she received following the alleged rape.

"Why did you make me do that?" she claims a message from Nick read.

Speaking on-screen, Melisa said: "That text message freaked me out."

"I confided in my manager about going to the police and reporting the crime. He told me, '[Nick] has the most powerful litigator in the country'."

Melissa's former manager, however, declined that she informed him about the alleged rape.

Nick Carter denies the allegations. (Kevin Winter/Staff/Getty Images)
Nick Carter denies the allegations. (Kevin Winter/Staff/Getty Images)

In a statement to Page Six made back in 2017, Nick said: "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."

Fallen Idols: Nick and Aaron Carter is currently available to watch on Investigation Discovery.

If you have been affected by any of the issues in this article and wish to speak to someone in confidence, contact the Rape Crisis England and Wales helpline on 0808 500 222, available 24/7. If you are currently in danger or need urgent medical attention, you should call 999.

Featured Image Credit: Investigation Discovery

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