Oscar De La Hoya, Holly Sonders go out amid assault claims

Oscar De La Hoya made his first public outing with girlfriend Holly Sonders after he was accused of sexual assault in a lawsuit filed by his former business accomplice final Wednesday.

In unique pictures obtained by The Post, De La Hoya, 49, and Sonders, 35, are all smiles whereas heading to lunch in Pasadena, Calif., on Monday.

Sonders, a sports activities reporter and host, stepped out in a scorching pink mini dress and pointed pumps. The 11-time world champion boxer donned khaki pants and a blue polo, with matching sneakers.

De La Hoya and Sonders had been pictured holding fingers lower than every week after The Los Angeles Times reported a number of assault accusations in opposition to the Hall of Fame pugilist made by his former feminine business accomplice in 2020.

De La Hoya denied the allegations, telling The Times in a press release, “With the 24-hour news cycle we all find ourselves in, more often than not, malicious and unjust accusations are interpreted as truth without the evidence to support their erroneous claims. I am confident my legal team will resolve this matter and prove my innocence.”

Oscar De La Hoya and girlfriend Holly Sonders head to lunch in Pasadena, Calif., on Monday.
Oscar De La Hoya and girlfriend Holly Sonders head to lunch in Pasadena, Calif., on Monday.
De La Hoya, here with girlfriend Holly Sonders, has denied sexual assaulting his former female business partner.
De La Hoya, right here with girlfriend Holly Sonders, denied sexually assaulting his former business accomplice.

Last month, Sonders said in a post on Instagram that she and De La Hoya had been “working on some major” tasks collectively and hinted a actuality present was within the works. The couple went public with their relationship final summer time, after first meeting at a boxing occasion in June 2021.  

In February, De La Hoya advised that Sonders “makes me feel like King Kong,” whereas including he had determined to hold up his boxing gloves for good.

He defined that he nonetheless has “breathing problems” whereas working following a bout with COVID-19 that left him hospitalized last September. The well being scare induced him to cancel his pay-per-view struggle in opposition to former MMA fighter Vitor Belfort. 

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