Jimmie Allen Settles Sexual Assault Lawsuit With Former Manager

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Looks like this one won’t be heading to trial.

In case you’ve forgotten, a lawsuit was filed against Jimmie Allen last year in the federal court in Tennessee by a woman, identified only as Jane Doe, who used to be a member of Allen’s management team at Wide Open Music. The woman claims that, while she was managing Allen, he repeatedly raped her and subjected her to sexual assault for a period of 18 months.

Allen, who was married at the time, has denied those allegations, admitting to a consensual sexual relationship with the woman but denying that he assaulted her.

But it doesn’t sound the Grammy-nominated singer wants to take his chances in court.

According to documents obtained by Fox 17 News here in Nashville, the parties have reached a settlement and the accuser has agreed to drop her lawsuit against the singer.

The settlement agreement, which was filed yesterday, indicates that all claims against Allen will be dismissed, while the woman will still pursue her claims against her former employer and Allen’s former management company. The filing also explicitly states that the court will still have the ability to enforce the settlement agreement between Allen and his accuser. The settlement itself, though, is confidential – so we don’t (and won’t) know the terms of the agreement.

A second lawsuit was filed shortly after the first by another unnamed woman who alleges that she was randomly approached by Allen on a plane last year, and that the two began engaging in daily communications over the phone. The woman then claims she agreed to meet Allen in Las Vegas, where she was then sexually assaulted.

The woman admits to initially agreeing to have sex with Allen, but only on the condition that he used protection. The lawsuit alleges Allen then penetrated the woman without a condom and told her that he wanted to get her pregnant, and when she told him no, Allen refused and continued to have unprotected sex with the woman despite her repeatedly asking him to stop.

The lawsuit claims that after the alleged assault, the woman noticed Allen’s phone hidden in the closet to record the sexual encounter without her knowledge. The woman then allegedly took the phone and flew home, where she turned the phone in to police and filed a report against Allen.

Allen also filed countersuits against both of his accusers, alleging defamation and accusing the second accuser of stealing his phone (which she claims was evidence of a crime).

In the settlement with his manager, Allen has also agreed to drop his countersuit.

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