World news – Ex-cheerleaders settle claims with the Washington Football team


A group of former cheerleaders resigned themselves to the Washington Football team over allegations that a lewd video of them was made with photos of swimsuit calendar footage, attorneys confirmed on Wednesday.

The women allege the internal The team’s broadcasting division was hired by two senior team officials in 2008 to make the video unveiling the outtakes for team owner Dan Snyder.

A similar video was made after the 2010 swimsuit calendar shoot, the women claim.

Gloria Allred, who represented the former cheerleaders, confirmed to The Post that « the matter has been resolved ». Allred declined to elaborate.

Cindy Minniti, a lawyer on the team, and Snyder told The Post, « The matter has been resolved. » The terms of the settlement are confidential.

A source familiar with the matter said the settlement was reached well before the New Year.

On Monday, the team announced that it was « closing down the activity, » according to a press release « The off-season gives us an opportunity to rethink the status quo, » said Jason Wright, team president, in a statement.

This is part of a rebranding campaign the team has been running, including hiring a new consulting firm and hiring new leaders and talent, the announcement states.

A source close to the situation shared informed the Post that the agreement and the interruption of match day operations were in no way connected.

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