A woman who initially filed an anonymous sexual misconduct lawsuit against Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson has now stepped forward and identified herself as massage therapist Ashley Solis.
Appearing in a Tuesday press conference with her attorney, Tony Buzbee, Solis claimed she was going public to “take back power” over her life.
“I’m here to take back the power and take back control,” the woman exclaimed. “I’m a survivor of assault and harassment.”
Solis said that Watson harassed her at her home on March 30, 2020, when he arrived to utilize her services as a massage therapist.
“Some days I feel like a hero, other days I feel like a failure,” she said, adding that the incident with Watson has caused her mental anguish.
“I can no longer practice the profession I love the most without my hands shaking during the session,” she continued. “I got into