Content material warning: This story discusses sexual assault.
A Very Backstreet Vacation has been pulled from ABC’s schedule, E! can affirm, and as a substitute comedy repeats might be airing as an alternative. The information comes sooner or later after Nick Carter was sued for sexual battery Dec. 8, however his lawyer Michael Holtz has since denied the allegations in an announcement.
The particular was set to air Dec. 14, and would have featured Carter together with fellow members AJ McLean, Kevin Richardson, Brian Littrell and Howie Dorough as they carried out hits from their album “A Very Backstreet Christmas.” Fellow stars Seth Rogen, Meghan Trainor, Rob Riggle, Nikki Glaser, Ron Funches and Atsuko Okatsuka had been additionally scheduled to look.
In court docket paperwork filed Dec. 8 and obtained by E! News, plaintiff Shannon “Shay” Ruth, who has autism and cerebral palsy, sued Carter for sexual battery and intentional and negligent infliction of emotional misery. Within the lawsuit, Ruth, who was 17 on the time, alleged that Carter invited her onto his tour bus after assembly him within the autograph line at a Feb. 2001 Backstreet Boys live performance.