This in no way changes the fact that Bryan Singer is innocent of these unsubstantiated lies.
Tyson still claims to have been innocent of the 1991 rape that sent him to prison for three years.
“Insult to injury,” her attorney, Steven Turano, said afterward, insisting that his client is innocent.
mid-14c., "doing no evil, free from sin or guilt," from Old French inocent "harmless; not guilty; pure" (11c.), from Latin innocentem (nominative innocens) "not guilty, harmless, blameless," from in- "not" (see in- (1)) + nocentem (nominative nocens), present participle of nocere "to harm" (see noxious). Meaning "free from guilt of a specific crime or charge" is from late 14c. The earliest use was as a noun, "person who is innocent of sin or evil" (c.1200). The Holy Innocents (early 14c.) were the young children slain by Herod sfter the birth of Jesus (Matt. ii:16).
innocent in·no·cent (ĭn'ə-sənt)
Not apparently harmful; benign.