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Steve Francis accused of sexual assault

Posted on: July 23, 2011 12:12 pm
Edited on: July 23, 2011 12:39 pm
 
Posted by Royce Young

This is potentially depressing and not fun, so let's get right to it. Steve Francis has been accused of sexual assault, according to TMZ.

According to the police report, obtained by TMZ, Francis allegedly “groped” a 20-year-old woman through her clothing in May 2010 … and the woman immediately went to the cops to file a complaint.

The alleged victim tells TMZ … she is a singer who was signed to Steve’s record label and on the day of the alleged incident, she had met Steve at an office to discuss her contract.

Francis, of course, played a decent number of seasons in the NBA and made his mark in Houston with the Rockets. He most recently played in China but has since left there and has, I guess, just been hanging out and living off those huge contracts he signed.

In this scenario, though, Francis has merely been accused by the woman. Police have yet to pursue charges in more than a year since the alleged incident.
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Since: Dec 27, 2007
Posted on: July 23, 2011 5:36 pm
 

Steve Francis accused of sexual assault

Guilty Until Proven Innocent,then u have bitches like Jane Velez Mitchell and Nancy Grace preaching that crede from thier pulpits when they need to be gagged,dragged front of the Supreme C
That may be the ugliest post, I've ever read. I can't believe the CBS censors let that one through. Free speech doesn't include hate speech. That post is the definition of hateful.



Since: Oct 14, 2008
Posted on: July 23, 2011 4:30 pm
 

Steve Francis accused of sexual assault

Flat out- this is a non story.



Since: Sep 25, 2006
Posted on: July 23, 2011 4:10 pm
 

Steve Francis accused of sexual assault

"Groped through clothing?" Kind of cheapens the meaning of the phrase "sexual assault." Probably could go to any club tonight and find about 30 people guilty of "groping" strangers. There's also the supposed notion of "innocent until proven guilty." He was sort of an underachiever.



Since: Aug 22, 2006
Posted on: July 23, 2011 4:01 pm
 

Steve Francis accused of sexual assault

thats just the problem,in today's "society",if u can even call it that,its more like Guilty Until Proven Innocent,then u have bitches like Jane Velez Mitchell and Nancy Grace preaching that crede from thier pulpits when they need to be gagged,dragged front of the Supreme Court,and then shot like the animals they are on the courthouse steps,to prove that the Constitution actually MEANS something in this country



Since: May 24, 2010
Posted on: July 23, 2011 3:54 pm
 

Steve Francis accused of sexual assault

Somwhere Ben Rapelessburger is giggling. 



Since: Apr 26, 2009
Posted on: July 23, 2011 3:30 pm
 

Steve Francis accused of sexual assault

Disappointing CBS Sports would report this story. Unfortunately in today's society when something like this comes out on a reputable web site like CBS Sports many people are going to believe that Steve Francis is guilty of something.  It's an unfortunate incident but it was 14 months ago and the police have yet to file charges.  My guess is they never will and people will carry that stigma towards Francis.  CBS Sports should be above these types of accusations, if they wanted to report it where were they in May 2010?



Since: Oct 27, 2006
Posted on: July 23, 2011 2:52 pm
 

Steve Francis accused of sexual assault

Don't you know this is America, where we defend the Constitution, then forget about it when it comes to people we can't stand. There's no innocent until proven guilty for people we don't like!




Since: Apr 2, 2010
Posted on: July 23, 2011 2:52 pm
 

Steve Francis accused of sexual assault

So, she went to the police as soon as it happened and the police have not filed charges in over a year?
1. Why is this a story?
2. Why is CBS quoting a TMZ story
3. While something may have happened, this is most likely a he-said/she-said, unless he felt her up in front of everyone, which I doubt.
4. Again, quoting TMZ, really? Whats next, Perez Hilton doing a "Fantasy " Jockstrap Podcast on the weekends?



Since: May 4, 2007
Posted on: July 23, 2011 1:48 pm
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Since: May 29, 2011
Posted on: July 23, 2011 1:42 pm
 

Steve Francis accused of sexual assault

she did come forth at the time, go back and read it dude


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