FSU Star Jameis Winston: My Rape Accuser Tried to Extort Me

FSU Star Jameis Winston: My Rape Accuser Tried to Extort Me

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston watches on the sidelines as his team plays Wake Forest in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Winston-Salem, N.C., Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013. Florida State won 59-3. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)
Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston watches on the sidelines as his team plays Wake Forest in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Winston-Salem, N.C., Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

 

(TMZ) – Jameis Winston‘s lawyer has fired off a letter to Florida State University … claiming the woman who accused his client of rape demanded $7 million to buy her silence.

David Cornwell, the lawyer for the Heisman Trophy winner, sent a letter to FSU, saying Winston will fully cooperate with the University’s ongoing investigation into the handling of the rape charges. The alleged victim claims the University engaged in sexual discrimination by sweeping her claims under the rug to protect its prized athlete.

According to the letter — obtained by TMZ Sports — the alleged victim’s lawyer,Patricia Carroll, demanded $7 MIL to settle her client’s claims against FSU and Winston, telling Cornwell, “If we settle, you will never hear from my client or me again — in the press or anywhere.”

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