© / Alexander WilfWasher
MOSCOW, 21 July – The owner of the club of the National Hockey League (NHL) “Edmonton Oilers” Daryl Katz is accused of sexual relations with a minor ballerina, CBC reports.
A civil lawsuit has been filed against Katz alleging that Katz paid ballerina Sage Humphreys $75,000 in exchange for her sexual favors. The statement is accompanied by screenshots of the correspondence allegedly between Humphreys and Katz. The documents note that at the time of the relationship, Katsu was 53 years old, and the ballerina was 17.
Katz’s lawyer, Robert Kliger, denied the allegations against his client. According to him, Katz and Humphreys met to discuss a project that the ballerina proposed to Katz’s film company. Money was also transferred within the framework of business relations.
Previously, allegations of harassment had already been made against Katz. In 2017, a lawsuit was filed against him alleging that Katz offered actress Grace Santo $20,000 a day for sex.