The accuser’s attorney, Tony Buzbee, argued that Ashley Solis — accuser #1 — has received death threats and expletive-laden emails since stepping forward… and he wants to protect the other accusers from the same hatred.
But, Judge Davis explained there needs to be a “balancing act” — and essentially said revealing the name is the only way to ensure fair treatment for both sides.
Unclear if the woman will abide by the judge’s order. The accuser essentially has 3 choices … she can reveal her name right now, she can try to appeal the decision or she can drop her suit altogether.
In a few hours, there will be a separate hearing at Harris County’s 113th district court where a different judge will determine if 12 other accusers will also have to reveal their identities.
Obviously, Watson wants to know exactly who is accusing him of sexual misconduct so he can bolster his defense.
Watson has denied all of the allegations against him — insisting the women are liars who are all looking for a payout.