Each woman states that she first met the boxing star as a child because her father was Foreman’s boxing partner.
Los Angeles resident Dennis says Foreman began grooming her when she was just eight years old. According to her lawsuit, when she turned 15, he forced her to have sex on several occasions, including in a hotel room in San Francisco city.
Similarly, Gwen, who is from Nevada, said she first met Foreman when she was nine years old. In her lawsuit, she said he molested and raped her between the ages of 15 and 16. Over the past six months, two women have tried to extort millions of dollars from me and my family. They falsely claim that I sexually abused her in her 1970s, over 45 years before her. I strongly and categorically deny these allegations,” he said.
“My pride in my reputation means as much to me as my achievements in sport, and I am not afraid of baseless threats and lies. Be guided by faith and trust. I will work with my attorney to fully and truthfully uncover the accusers’ conspiracies and defend them in court. I’m not looking for a fight, but I’m also not running from them,” Foreman added.
In the lawsuit filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Wednesday, Foreman’s name was not disclosed, but the suspect is a “former professional heavyweight boxer who turned professional in 1969,” and is a world boxing Inducted into the Hall of Fame and the International Boxing Hall of Fame.” The lawsuit also states that the defendant became world heavyweight champion in 1973 and eventually lost the title to Muhammad Ali in 1974.