CNBC reported Wednesday that Nike had suspended their endorsement of NFL quarterback Deshaun Watson over allegations of sexual misconduct.
“Nike has suspended its endorsement of Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson,” reported CNBC.
“We are deeply concerned by the disturbing allegations and have suspended Deshaun Watson. We will continue to closely monitor the situation,” Nike said in a statement.
ESPN reported Monday that “another lawsuit has been filed against Deshaun Watson, this one alleging the Houston Texans quarterback assaulted a licensed aesthetician ‘by touching her with his penis and exposing himself.’”
“The lawsuit, filed Friday night and made available on the Harris County District Clerk’s website on Monday, said ‘Watson’s behavior is part of a disturbing and escalating pattern.’ It was the 22nd lawsuit filed by Houston attorney Tony Buzbee since March 16,” continued ESPN.
According to ESPN, “The plaintiff alleges Watson ‘grabbed’ her buttocks during a massage while his ‘penis was erect … and completely exposed.’ The lawsuit alleges Watson told the massage therapist she