Former Washington cheerleader crashes NFL owners meeting amid email scandal

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Former Washington Football Team worker Melanie Coburn arrived astatine the NFL owners gathering successful New York Tuesday to request that the league merchandise the afloat probe study into the WFT’s workplace culture.

To further enactment her ongoing statement that the WFT has a past of “serial intersexual harassment and assault,” Coburn said she “hand delivered urgent letters” to owners urging them to merchandise the reappraisal findings, The Post’s Ryan Dunleavy reported.

“We’ve had nary comments since the probe was wrapped up successful July,” Coburn said, noting the $10 million good handed down to the WFT astatine the time.

“There has been nary outreach from the NFL to our attorneys,” she added astir erstwhile attempts to conscionable with the league.

Earlier the month, leaked emails — arsenic portion of an NFL probe that collected 650,000 correspondences — revealed alleged inappropriate photos of WFT cheerleaders that were shared betwixt former Washington GM Bruce Allen and erstwhile Raiders manager Jon Gruden.

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Coburn voiced that she believes Allen is “another autumn guy” for proprietor existent proprietor Daniel Snyder successful the email leak.

“I privation transparency and accountability,” Coburn demanded during the meeting. “I privation everyone to cognize the heinous things that happened successful that organization.”

Coburn was a WFT cheerleader for 4 years earlier before she became the team’s selling manager for 10 years. Coburn near the squad connected her ain accord and did not motion an NDA related to the archetypal investigation. She has spoken successful defence of WFT cheerleaders since the details of the Gruden emails became public.

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The erstwhile worker alleged that men successful the WFT enactment were “trying to pimp out” cheerleaders, and that “objectifying, demeaning behaviour from management, [and] not organized prostitution,” took place.

Coburn was accompanied astatine the gathering by different erstwhile WFT employee, Anna Nunez, who made akin claims.