Woods filed the docs on Monday morning … in response to Herman saying a non-disclosure agreement she had with the golfing legend should be declared unenforceable under the federal Speak Out Act, which allows someone to get around an NDA if a dispute involving sexual assault or sexual harassment arises following the initial agreement.
Woods says in the docs Herman has no right to invoke the federal statute … because she’s never alleged in her filings Woods committed any sexual wrongdoing.
In fact, Woods says in the $30 million lawsuit she filed — the one where she alleged Woods booted her from their home and broke an “oral tenancy agreement” they had — she checked the box for “NO” when asked “does this case involve allegations of sexual abuse.”
Woods claims Herman is just using the law as a way to litigate her claims publicly in court — and get around the NDA that was supposed to force her disputes to be heard in a private arbitration hearing…. (Read more)