Horatio Sanz: Parties in lawsuit accusing former ‘SNL’ star of sexual assault conform to dismiss



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The events concerned in a lawsuit introduced by an undisclosed lady accusing former “Saturday Night Live” star Horatio Sanz of sexual assault twenty years in the past have agreed to dismiss the case, in line with courtroom data from the Supreme Courtroom of New York.

The submitting mentioned “all claims asserted by Plaintiff Jane Doe … are hereby dismissed with prejudice, without costs and attorneys’ fees to any party or against any other party.”

A dismissal with prejudice means the case can’t be refiled.

Each Sanz and NBC Common, the father or mother firm of “SNL,” had been named as defendants within the lawsuit.

In her 2021 lawsuit, the lady mentioned Sanz started grooming her when she was round 14 and sexually assaulted her when she was 17 years previous, in line with courtroom paperwork.

On the time of the preliminary swimsuit, the lady, who’s recognized solely as Jane Doe, alleged that Sanz sexually abused her by “kissing her, groping her breasts, groping her buttocks, and digitally penetrating her genitals forcibly and without Plaintiff’s consent” in Could 2002 at and after “SNL” events, the swimsuit said.

Sanz beforehand denied the allegations, together with his legal professional saying they had been “categorically false.” CNN has reached out to NBC Common for remark.

Sanz was an “SNL” forged member from 1998 to 2006 and was the present’s first Latino forged member, in line with IMDB. He was identified for his stoner character Gobi alongside Jimmy Fallon within the recurring “Jarret’s Room” skits in addition to for the 2002 film “Boat Trip.”