Big Ben Accuser’s E-Mails Aren’t Helping Her Case

We’re not here to personally attack Andrea McNulty, the woman who accused Ben Roethlisberger of sexually assaulting her, or to otherwise encourage anything but the utmost of respect for women who have been sexually assaulted and have to make the decision to report the abuse. So often, it’s so hard to prove and such a lightning rod for trouble that many women decide it’s not worth it to pursue any course of justice.

Ben Roethlisberger Andrea McNulty

But as the evidence mounts in McNulty’s lawsuit over the alleged sexual assault, it seems more and more clear that if she had been assaulted, it didn’t affect anything she did thereafter. As we mentioned last week, she had been bragging to friends about their encounter and wondering if she were pregnant - though in her defense, she said she was under pressure from her employer, Harrah’s Casino, to cover up any wrongdoing.

But Roethlisberger’s attorneys have just released chats and e-mails from McNulty’s computer, and it keeps getting worse and worse for Andrea.

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Big Ben’s Accuser Allegedly Bragged About Sex

From the beginning, this whole Ben Roethlisberger sexual assault lawsuit thing has been a little … strange. There are no criminal charges involved, the accuser’s mental health issues have been made unusually public, and let’s not even get into the whole ESPN embargo thing, which served to blow the whole story out of proportion.

Ben Roethlisberger Andrea McNulty

Regardless of the case’s actual merits, the accuser herself, Andrea McNulty, has probably done more harm than good over the past month by chatting up her local newspaper to garner sympathy for her cause. Judges tend to frown on people openly discussing their cases in the media, and if McNulty is truly looking for justice, she should be doing everything in her power to get it - including shutting the hell up until she has her day in court. And yes, Andrea, that would include NOT (allegedly) blabbing to your Harrah’s coworkers about how much you just loved all the Ben-sex you had and just hoped you were going to have his baby.

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