A California lady has filed a lawsuit alleging sexual harassment and battery towards 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 firm, Sports activities 1 Advertising and marketing, as defendants.
Wendy Haskell, a former govt assistant to Moon at Sports activities 1 Advertising and marketing, alleges within the lawsuit that Moon required her to put on skimpy lingerie, share his mattress throughout enterprise journeys and made undesirable sexual advances.
Haskell additionally alleges within the paperwork that Moon grabbed her crotch whereas she was sleeping on a current enterprise journey in Seattle.
The Canadian Press doesn’t usually identify alleged victims of sexual assault, however Fitzgerald & Isaacson, the legislation agency representing Haskell, stated its shopper had agreed to go public.
Not one of the allegations have been confirmed in courtroom. Sports activities 1 Advertising and marketing didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.
Moon, 61, spent his whole CFL profession with Edmonton and received 5 consecutive Gray Cups from 1978-1982. He was inducted into the Canadian Soccer Corridor of Fame in 2001. The Eskimos stated in an electronic mail that they’d no remark.
Moon went on to play 17 seasons within the Nationwide Soccer League with Houston, Minnesota, Seattle and Kansas Metropolis.
He appeared in 9 Professional Bowls and was inducted into the Professional Soccer Corridor of Fame in 2006.
Moon is presently an analyst on the Seattle Seahawks’ radio community. A Seahawks spokesperson launched an announcement on their Twitter account Wednesday evening saying that they’ve accepted Moon’s request for a depart of absence.