American YouTuber and boxer Jake Paul has been accused of sexually assaulting a TikTok creator in 2019.

TikToker Justine Paradise, who has more than 523,000 followers on the video platform, first indicated that she had been assaulted in a video on her account on March 31.

“Signing an NDA (non-disclosure agreement) at a famous YouTuber’s house… He assaults me,” she claimed in the clip.

Jake Paul strongly denied the allegations through his agent Daniel E Gardenswartz: “Our client is aware of the recent allegation against him. While others have already begun to debunk the claim alleged against him, our client categorically denies the allegation and has every intention of aggressively disproving it and pursuing legal action against those responsible for the defamation of his character.

“Our client believes that any false allegations diminish the credibility of those who have truly been victims of misconduct.”

On Friday, Paradise expanded on the allegations with a 20-minute video to her YouTube channel, titled Trigger Warning: Jake Paul Sexually Assaulted Me.

In it, Paradise explained that she was invited to hang out with a friend at a studio which, upon arrival, she realised was the Team 10 house, where Paul, 24, lives.

After describing an encounter in which Paul allegedly kissed her – something which Paradise said she was “fine with” - Paradise went on to detail a later incident in which she claims the vlogger took her hand and walked her to his room.

“We were dancing in his room, like ballroom dancing, and then we were like, kissing and stuff, and then he took it to his bed,” she said.

“Sex is very special and very important to me … Normally, everybody respects me when I don’t want to do sexual things, so I thought that it was fine if I went in his room. I thought it would be fine to kiss him, because I thought he would stop if I didn’t want to do anything else.

“Every time he would try to put my hand places or try to put his hands places that I didn’t want, I would just move it away and be like, ‘no’, and just (go) back to kissing.

“Then at one point, he said, ‘if nothing is going to happen, then what’s the point’,” she claimed.

Paraside then alleged that once Paul got up from the bed, he “undid his pants and grabbed my face” to perform oral sex.

“I couldn’t even tell him not to, he didn’t ask for consent or anything. He knew I didn’t want to do anything with him because he said, ‘if nothing’s going to happen then what’s the point’,’” she added.

The allegations come just days before Paul is due to box MMA fighter Ben Askren at an event next Saturday.

In a statement issued to Indy100 on behalf of Paul, attorney Daniel E. Gardenswartz said: “Our client is aware of the recent allegation against him. While others have already begun to debunk the claim alleged against him, our client categorically denies the allegation and has every intention of aggressively disproving it and pursuing legal action against those responsible for the defamation of his character.

“Our client believes that any false allegations diminish the credibility of those who have truly been victims of misconduct.”

Paul later went on to issue his own statement on Twitter on Tuesday, in which he said the claim by Paradise is “100% false”.

It reads: “Not only have I never had any sexual relationship with this individual, but this claim is solely a manufactured accusation and a blatant attempt for attention during a highly visible fight week.

“Make no mistake, I plan on pursuing this defamation of character case to the fullest extent of the law. There are irreparable damages from these types of accusations, and more importantly, false allegations of this nature diminish those who have truly been victims of misconduct.”

He continued to say that he was in a relationship at the time, and that as he was a “momma’s boy” growing up, “I respect women and mothers more than anything”.

“I most certainly have never laid a finger on a girl without their consent,” he said.

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