Dave Matthews Band Violinist Boyd Tinsley Sued for Sexual Harassment … By Boy Band Member
5/17/2018 5:01 PM PDT
Boyd Tinsley, the Dave Matthews Band violinist, has been sued by a person who says Boyd despatched him disgusting, sexually suggestive texts, and even masturbated subsequent to him when he was sleeping.
James Winn claims in a brand new lawsuit, obtained by TMZ, he was a avenue musician in San Francisco when Tinsley found him in 2007, when he was 18. Winn says Tinsley created a boy band known as Crystal Backyard. Winn was the trumpet participant within the band.
Winn says issues turned actually unhealthy in 2015, when Tinsley allegedly began flirting, sexting and bodily touching him. Winn claims in 2015, he purchased 5 tickets to a sporting occasion for Winn, saying, “Man, you higher suck my d*** or one thing.”
In one other occasion, Winn says the identical yr they had been engaged on music in Tinsley’s front room once they each bought drained. Winn says Tinsley started touching him on his leg, placing his toes on his butt and rubbing his again. Winn says he fell asleep and wakened horrified to see Tinsely ejaculating proper subsequent to him, rubbing his penis with one hand and Winn’s butt with the opposite.
Winn claims per week later Tinsley texted, apologizing and saying he was “tousled” and he had “confused his tablets.”
And there have been different texts, Winn claims. In a single, Tinsley allegedly wrote, “You are such boner materials and I need you at your finest. I am really masturbating to the considered your photographs.” It goes on … “prob may have you shave your pubes, no less than above the c*** base.”
Tinsley took an indefinite break from the Dave Matthews Band in February, when rumors of the allegations started to floor, saying he wanted to give attention to his household and well being.
We reached out to Tinsley … and are ready for remark.