Newly revealed Facebook messages show that the second woman accusing Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault was making those allegations in private during the state’s 2017 election, as she weighed whether to come forward.
Facebook messages dating as far back as March 2017, and obtained by Fox News on Tuesday, show Meredith Watson commenting on Fairfax’s candidacy and telling contacts about the alleged rape.
Fairfax has adamantly denied Watson’s claims, but the firm representing Watson had said over the weekend she has “documentary evidence” showing she discussed the alleged attack with others.
A message from March 19, 2017 read: “This is absolutely disgusting! This dude raped me,” with a link to an article about Fairfax in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
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