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Woman who accused Bob Dylan of sexually abusing her for 6 weeks in 1965, when she was 12, drops lawsuit
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Woman who accused Bob Dylan of sexually abusing her for 6 weeks in 1965, when she was 12, drops lawsuit

Bob Dylan performs on a double bill with Neil Young at Hyde Park on July 12, 2019 in London.  Dave J Hogan / Getty Images for ABA New York — A woman who sued Bob Dylan for allegedly sexually abusing her when she was 12 has dropped her case, just after the folk-rock artist's legal team accused her of destroying evidence. In August of last year the plaintiff, who remains unnamed and was identified only as J.C., had filed a suit alleging that Dylan abused her over a six-week period between April and May of 1965. It alleged Dylan "exploited his status as a musician" to provide "alcohol and drugs and sexually abuse her multiple times" at the famed Chelsea Hotel in Manhattan. The...