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Boyfriend who allegedly forced girlfriend to walk street naked says it was consensual.

The jealous creep who forced his girlfriend to walk naked through Harlem claimed on the stand Tuesday that she agreed to the stunt in an bid to atone for texting other men. “In Africa, they used to do this when somebody gets cheated on,” Jasson Melo, inexplicably wearing his expired UN credentials from his time...
Time: 20:58     Date: 12.12.2017
Metro News: Boyfriend who allegedly forced girlfriend to walk street naked says it was consensual. NY Post 24 - US News

“You can do this,” he affirmed.

Melo said he came home from a night of partying in January 2016 around 5 am to find the mother of his child in bed, getting text messages.

He grabbed the phone after hearing her exclaim, “Oh, how big” and was confronted with a picture of another man’s penis, he testified.

Screen shots of the conversation, and said member, were projected for the jury as Melo whined about the woman’s alleged infidelity.

The 24-year-old woman, who testified Monday, repeatedly stated that she and Melo were no longer together at the time of the incident, and that he was verbally and physically abusive during the course of their relationship. The incident occurred just days before she was planning to move out.

“In order for her to be forgiven for sexting, she had to do the naked walk,” Melo told the panel.

The cellphone footage shows the near-naked woman, dark hair cascading down her back, begging Melo to stop as she inches down the street in a small white towel and boots. After telling her to “pose with her trash,” Melo’s hand enters the frame and tugs away the towel, leaving her nude in the middle of the residential street.

She testified that he threatened to push her down the stairs, or kill her, if she didn’t go outside.

On the stand Tuesday, Melo, 26, agreed when prosecutor Caitlin Connolly sarcastically asked, “You were trying to protect her at the time, you were trying to protect her privacy?”

“Exactly,” Melo said. “This is a woman I really loved.

Melo went on to proclaim that, after sending the naked video to all the men his former flame had been texting — and a screenshot of the penis snap to the woman’s own mother — all would be well.

“She got ready for us to do make up sex or something,” he claimed. “I even cried and apologized to her for what happened.”

He then went on to bizarrely proclaim he never made any “royalties” off the “viral” video.

Melo also discounted the woman’s earlier testimony that he once forcibly bit her on the cheek during an argument by claiming he’d “sucked” on her ear, “just to help her.”

If convicted, he faces up to seven years behind bars.

Metro

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Opinion

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Living

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Business

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Metro

Metro News: Young girl killed by stray bullet as she slept at home. NY Post 24 - US News
Young girl killed by stray bullet as she slept at home.
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Sport

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