Alex Welch is the dancer who claims she got punched by Demi Lovato on a flight and now she is positioned to sue the Disney star
HollywoodLife.com spoke to Alex Welch‘s attorney , and he says they will be filing within a week to 10 days if they do not have a successful resolution of the matter from Demi Lovato. Alex’s attorney, Donald Karpel, says they are positioned to sue for “assault and battery, negligence, humiliation, emotional distress and will be seeking damages.” Addtionally, Karpel tells Radaronline.com that Alex will be seeing a plastic surgeon for her injuries. From photos of her injuries the dancer only had a black eye, which isn’t typically something that would require plastic surgery.
The backup dancer was allegedly hit by Demi Lovato on a plane that was heading from Columbia to Peru on Oct. 31. Because of the international nature of the incident – it occurred on a private American plane on the runway in Bogota, Columbia, enroute to Peru – Karpel says it is difficult to get a full criminal investigation into the incident.
Alex herself has remained quiet on the subject of the Oct. 31 fight, saying only, “Not going to answer any questions. Thank you,” on her Facebook account Nov. 4. Demi Lovato has also not commented on the incident. Poor Alex and poor Demi. Let’s hope these young women can work this out without too much legal battling.