DALLAS (AP) — A 25-year-old Texas girl who sued Dallas Cowboys proprietor Jerry Jones, alleging he’s her organic father, has dropped her lawsuit.
Alexandra Davis mentioned in court docket papers filed Wednesday that she now needs genetic testing to confirm her declare, The Dallas Morning News reported.
“Alexandra has simply determined that she needs to go forward and proceed with parentage and DNA testing,” mentioned Jay Grey, considered one of Davis’ attorneys. “She needs to take away any doubts that Jerry’s her father.”
Jones’ attorneys had requested in court docket filings that the swimsuit be dismissed however didn’t handle the paternity declare. A consultant for Jones declined to remark.
The lawsuit alleged that Jones had a relationship with Davis’ mom, Cynthia Davis, who was working as a ticket counter agent for American Airways in Little Rock, Arkansas, on the time. Alexandra Davis was born in 1996.
Davis and her mom reached a settlement during which Jones would assist them financially so long as they didn’t publicly establish him as her father, in keeping with court docket paperwork. On the time of the settlement in 1998, Jones denied he was the daddy.
Jones and his spouse, Gene, married in 1963. They’ve three youngsters, and all have a entrance workplace position with the Cowboys. Jerry Jones is the workforce president and common supervisor.