Sex lawsuit shuts down Steven Seagal's reality show
Is what first sounded like a racy novel shaping up into something more for Steven Seagal? Or will dueling lawyers simply make both sides look bad?
The lawyer for Kayden Nguyen told RadarOnline that in the wake of a lawsuit filed Monday, more women have come forward and submitted sworn declarations alleging inappropriate sexual behavior by the actor.
Nguyen, a model (or perhaps former model) who appeared on Tyra Banks' talk show in early 2009 claiming to be a lipstick lesbian, is suing Seagal for $1 million, alleging he hired her as an assistant and then treated her like a "sex toy" after flying her out to his New Orleans-area home.
In response to the suit, Seagal's lawyer fired off a letter essentially telling Nguyen to shut up, reminding her and her attorney that she'd signed a confidentiality agreement -- with $50,000 worth of liability attached -- when she took the job with the actor, CBS reports.
Rolling back the clock, CBS Crimesider confirmed a 1998 interview with Movieline magazine in which Jenny McCarthy said Seagal had asked her to strip during an audition; McCarthy's people said she had no further comment now.
Also production was shut down this week on the A&E reality show "Steven Seagal Lawman" after the police department involved decided his troubles would be a distraction for their operation. We did, however, find at least one solid argument that the "distraction" would be good entertainment.
That's the story so far. Now for your viewing pleasure, we present video above of Seagal running like a girl, with a hat tip to Movieline.
-- Christie D'Zurilla