Steven Tyler accused of sexual assault on a minor, forced abortion

Steven Tyler has been charged with sexual assault, sexual assault and intentional infliction of emotional distress on a minor in a new trial, which also alleges he forced said minor to have an abortion.

The plaintiff, Julia Holcomb, alleged in court documents obtained by Rolling Stone on Thursday that she began a sexual relationship with the Aerosmith frontman in 1973 shortly after his 16th birthday – when Tyler would have been 25.

Although she did not name Tyler in the lawsuit and called defendants Doe 1 and Does 2 at 50, Holcomb has spoken publicly about her alleged relationship with him in the past.

In her suit, she claimed she met the musician at an Aerosmith concert in Portland, where she lived, and that he took her back to his hotel room after the show.

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The complainant, Julia Holcomb, alleged that she began a sexual relationship with the Aerosmith frontman (seen here in 1978) in 1973, when she was 16.
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Holcomb claimed she told Tyler of her age and troubled home life before he “committed various acts of criminal sexual conduct” on her. Holcomb claimed he sent her home in a taxi the next morning.

She further claimed that the rocker took her to his upcoming Aerosmith show in Seattle, after which he allegedly performed other sexual acts on her, and drove her back to Portland the next day.

Steven Tyler in 1979
Holcomb alleged that Tyler became her legal guardian in 1974 “to travel with her, assault her, and supply her with alcohol and drugs.”
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Holcomb claimed that in 1974, Tyler convinced her mother to allow her to become her legal guardian by allegedly promising to ensure she was cared for and enrolled in school.

But according to Holcomb’s lawsuit, he “did not fulfill those promises in a meaningful way and instead continued to travel with her, assault her, and supply her with alcohol and drugs.”

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Holcomb alleged the musician forced her to abort their son in 1975.
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In 1975, when Holcomb was 17, she alleged that she had become pregnant with Tyler’s son and that the singer had insisted that she terminate the pregnancy.

She claimed that he threatened to stop supporting her if she did not pursue the procedure.

After the abortion, Holcomb claimed she left Tyler and returned to Portland to start a new life as a devout Catholic.

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Tyler wrote in his 2011 memoir that he “almost took a married teenager” after her parents “signed a paper for me to have custody, so I wouldn’t get arrested if I took her out of the state”.
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However, in 2011 Tyler published a memoir in which he wrote that he “almost took a bride” after “the girl’s parents fell in love with me”. [and] signed a paper for me to have custody, so I wouldn’t be arrested if I took him out of state. I took her on tour with me.

Holcomb claimed in her lawsuit that the publication of the book subjected her to “unintentional infamy” while painting the false picture of a “lovely and romantic relationship”.

She also noted that she is mentioned in the acknowledgments of the memoir – allegedly without consent – as Julia Halcombwhich could be a spelling mistake.

Holcomb is apparently mentioned in the memoir acknowledgments as Julia Halcomb, which may be a misspelling.


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Holcomb is apparently mentioned in the memoir acknowledgments as Julia Halcomb, which may be a misspelling.


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Holcomb is apparently mentioned in the memoir acknowledgments as Julia Halcomb, which may be a misspelling.


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Holcomb has detailed her allegations against Tyler many times over the years, including at the 2012 March for Life.

Representatives for Tyler, now 74, did not immediately respond to Rolling Stone or Page Six when reached for comment.

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