Edmonton Oiler owner Daryl Katz named in civil suit for allegedly paying an underage ballet dancer for sex

Daryl KatzAnd bllionare and owner NHL’s Edmonton Oilersin a recent civil lawsuit alleging that he paid a teenage ballerina $75,000 in exchange for sexual favors.

This isn’t the first time a billionaire has been accused of having sex for money, back 2017 Accused by a professional gambler RJ Cipriani In a defamation lawsuit against Katz Public relations crisis management company at the time, GF Bunting + Coallegedly introducing Cipriani’s wife, Grace SantoAnd the $20,000 A day of sex during a photo shoot in Hawaii

The case was resolved, but the details were never announced.

Why does this civil lawsuit allege that Daryl Katz paid a teenager for sex?

In 2021, seven aspiring dancers launched a lawsuit against the dance teacher Mitchell Taylor Patton Eden his wife dusty buttonwho was a key member of Boston Ballet.

a few days ago, button And his wife filed a counterclaim to a third party in Nevada County Courtwhere they admitted to a group relationship with sig humphriesWho is the main plaintiff in the lawsuit?

This cross-claim reveals that their relationship began in 2017when humphries She was 18 years old, and she claims she was actually in three previous sexual relationships with an older man, which you guessed correctly, including Daryl Katz.

They want to hold this other man responsible for any damages, stating in their file that if there is a price to be paid, it must be paid by those men who have already engaged in illegal acts with her.

Katz and his lawyers denied the allegations

The prosecution claims that humphries She was literally a billion dollar child prostitution, she even mentioned that her mother helped her launder and traffic money Katz.

Piece of evidence they presented to court showing text messages allegedly Katz shared with humphries While it was fair 17 And he was 53 years old.

Robert KligerAttorney Katz described the allegations as baseless and obscene.

He went to tell CBC News that his client and humphries met twice during 2016 to discuss a project the teenager was promoting with Katz for his film company, silver pictures.

He also stated that he could not verify the authenticity of text messages, but he confirmed it Katz arranged for humphries to receive $75,000 as part of their business deal.