Sports Sexual harassment lawsuit filed against Warren Moon

09:11  07 december  2017
09:11  07 december  2017 Source:   msn.com

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The suit further accuses Moon of pulling off the woman’s bathing suit after slipping a drug into her drink during a separate trip to Mexico in October. In May 1995, he was sued by a Vikings cheerleader who accused him of sexual harassment , alleging that he offered her cash for sex .

" Warren Moon has yet to be served with the lawsuit filed by Wendy Haskell, but he is aware of the claims contained in it. Moon was sued for sexual harassment by a Vikings cheerleader in May 1995. The case was settled out of court.

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A California woman has filed a lawsuit alleging sexual harassment and battery against former Edmonton Eskimos star quarterback Warren Moon.

The lawsuit, obtained by The Canadian Press, was filed Monday in Orange County, Calif. It names Moon and his company, Sports 1 Marketing, as defendants.

Wendy Haskell, a former executive assistant to Moon at Sports 1 Marketing, alleges in the lawsuit that Moon required her to wear skimpy lingerie, share his bed during business trips and made unwanted sexual advances.

Haskell also alleges in the documents that Moon grabbed her crotch while she was sleeping on a recent business trip in Seattle.

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For million, Warren Moon contends that he would have never emerged as a defendant in a civil lawsuit filed this month in California that alleges sexual harassment and other transgressions by Moon against a woman who worked as his personal assistant.

Warren Moon in San Francisco in 2016.CreditJason Henry for The New York Times. The Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon has been accused of sexual harassment by an assistant at his sports marketing firm, according to a lawsuit filed in California this week.

The Canadian Press does not normally name alleged victims of sexual assault, but Fitzgerald & Isaacson, the law firm representing Haskell, said its client had agreed to go public.

None of the allegations have been proven in court. Sports 1 Marketing did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Moon, 61, spent his entire CFL career with Edmonton and won five consecutive Grey Cups from 1978-1982. He was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 2001. The Eskimos said in an email that they had no comment.

Moon went on to play 17 seasons in the National Football League with Houston, Minnesota, Seattle and Kansas City.

He appeared in nine Pro Bowls and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2006.

Moon is currently an analyst on the Seattle Seahawks' radio network. A Seahawks spokesperson released a statement on their Twitter account Wednesday night saying that they've accepted Moon's request for a leave of absence.

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