The rapper’s lawyer, Scott Rosenblum, said, “Nelly has suffered very real damage to his reputation. He has incurred economic loss and painfully has watched his family suffer. As a result, Nelly is planning to proceed with litigation as the first step in restoring his reputation.”
Besides, Nelly recognizes real victims of sexual assault need to be heard – which is why he’s going after the unnamed accuser. “This type of reckless false allegation cannot be tolerated as it is an affront to the real survivors of sexual assault,” Rosenblum said.