Nurse files sexual harassment lawsuit against TV titan Aaron Spelling
UPI News Service, 01/27/2006
A woman TV titan Aaron Spelling is suing for libel has filed a sexual harassment suit against him in Los Angeles.
Spelling, 82, filed his $5 million pre-emptive libel suit against Charlene Richards and her attorney two months ago, after they allegedly sent letters to stars of his former TV shows asking them to come forward with stories of alleged abuse by the producer.
Richards' suit -- filed Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court -- claims the man behind "Beverly Hills 90210," "Melrose Place,""The Love Boat,""7th Heaven" and "Charmed," among others -- touched her sexually, exposed himself and offered her money for various sex acts, E! Online reports.
Her suit says she was hired to provide homecare for Spelling in November 2004 and was fired four months later for refusing his advances.
Spelling's attorney called his client "a complete gentlemen" and vowed to "fight the case all the way."