Alexandra Davis, a 25-year-old congressional aide, is suing Jerry Jones, alleging the Dallas Cowboys owner is his biological father.
The lawsuit was obtained by the Dallas Morning News.
According to the lawsuit, in the mid-1990s, Davis’ mother, Cynthia Davis, entered into a confidential settlement with Jones that stipulated that he would support mother and daughter financially as long as he was never publicly identified as Davis’ father. ‘Alexandra.
Alexandra, one year old at the time of the settlement, is suing not to be legally bound by this stipulation.
It’s unclear why she filed the lawsuit now.
The lawsuit says Cynthia Davis was a married office worker for American Airlines in Little Rock, Ark. when she met Jones. Her marriage was dissolved and her ex-husband was determined via a paternity test to not be the father.
Jones, married since 1963, is said to have “pursued” Cynthia Davis. According to the lawsuit, he eventually provided $27,000 to help her divorce and $30,000 in cash during negotiations, then a lump sum of $375,000. He also reportedly agreed to provide Alexandra Davis with “certain monthly, annual and special funding” through trusts until she turned 21, and then three more payments throughout her 20s.
The lawsuit says the only relationship Jones had with Alexandra Davis was “running away” from her and that they never met.
According to Davis’ LinkedIn profile, she works for U.S. Representative Ronny Jackson, a Republican from Amarillo, Texas.
The trial is temporarily sealed until the end of the month, when a hearing is scheduled. It was obtained by the Dallas Morning News before being sealed.
Alexandra Davis and her attorney did not respond to comments from the Dallas Morning News. Cynthia Davis and a spokesperson for Jerry Jones both declined to comment.
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