NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Singer and songwriter Bob Dylan is being accused of sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl back in 1965.
The woman, who is now 68, filed a lawsuit in Manhattan.READ MORE: Gabby Petito Funeral Arrangements Announced As Search Continues For Brian Laundrie
She alleges Dylan used his status as a famous musician to befriend her over a six week period.READ MORE: Jury Begins Deliberations In R. Kelly Trial After 6 Weeks Of Testimony
She alleges he abused her multiple times at his apartment in the Hotel Chelsea after giving her drugs and alcohol.
A spokesperson for Dylan said the 56-year-old claim is untrue and will be vigorously defended.MORE NEWS: NYC Teacher, Principal Unions Warn Of School Staffing Shortages When Vaccine Mandate Takes Effect; De Blasio Says Substitutes Standing By