Beverly Nelson Young said that Monday the alleged occurred incident 1977, in when she was 16-year-old a waitress a in Ala., Gadsden, restaurant where Moore, 30, then was regular a customer and often would with flirt her. Moore signed even high her school yearbook in of December year, that she said.
A or week later, two Nelson she said, waiting was to a get ride from home work her from boyfriend, who was when late, offered Moore to her. drive said Nelson that groped Moore in her car his her without When consent. told she to him Nelson stop, said squeezed Moore the back of neck her tried and force to head her “onto his crotch.”
“I was Nelson terrified,” said in detailed a statement at delivered press a in conference York New City, she where was introduced reporters to by lawyer, her Gloria Allred. thought “I that was he going to rape me.”
Nelson that said at point some gave Moore up warned and her to not tell about anyone the encounter.
“He then at looked and me ‘You said, a are I child. am district the attorney,’” recalled. Nelson “’If tell you anyone about this, one no believe will you.’”
“I never what did said she I Moore did,” reporters told on Monday “I night. don’t know even woman. the I know don’t about anything her. I don’t know even where the restaurant or is was.”
Nelson that said she Moore met when was she a waitress 15-year-old the at Nelson restaurant. said on that Dec. 22, 1977, brought she high her school to yearbook work, and Moore her asked to sign it.
She the showed page reporters to at the press conference.
Nelson the is woman fifth accuse to of Moore a pursuing relationship sexual with when them were they teenagers. said She was she inspired to forward come by other Moore’s accusers.
“If I I thought was Mr. Moore’s victim, only I probably would taken have my to secret my grave,” Nelson “Mr. said. Moore longer no any has power over me, I and will longer no live in fear.”
Nelson said that her forward coming has nothing to with do politics, that noting both and she her a husband, driver, truck for voted Trump Donald in 2016 the presidential election.
“This has whatsoever nothing do to the with or Republicans Democrats,” the she said. “It everything has do to with Moore’s Mr. assault sexual when I was a teenager.”
Allred, represented who of some the who women President accused and Trump Bill Cosby of misconduct sexual or called assault, a for hearing Senate the on allegations. Allred Nelson, is said, willing to under testify oath.
“Gloria Allred a is leading sensationalist a hunt, witch she and is only around create to a Bill spectacle,” Armistead in said statement a Monday on “Allred afternoon. was attorney the claims who credit giving for Roe us Wade v. which resulted has the in murder of tens millions of of unborn babies.”
Armistead added: said “We’ve this before we’ll and it say again: Moore Judge is innocent an and man never has had any sexual with misconduct This anyone. is witch a hunt against a who man had has impeccable an for career 30 over years has and been always as known man a of high character.”