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Bryan Singer Hit with Second Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Movies, Legal Issues, Rumors,

Bryan SingerBryan Singer has been hit with a second sexual abuse lawsuit.

The X-Men: Days of Future Past director has now been accused by a British man of allegedly abusing him at a London hotel with Broadway producer Gary Goddard when he was just 17. The unnamed man's lawyer, Jeff Herman, announced during a Los Angeles press conference yesterday that his client, now in his 20s, had decided to take legal action after reading Michael F. Egan's similar claims last month.

The 31 year old recently alleged he had been made to perform sex acts on the filmmaker at the age of 15 during a Californian house party after being plied with drugs and alcohol. Holding up a picture of his unidentified client posing with Bryan and Gary at the 2006 premiere of Superman Returns in London's Leicester Square, Jeff - who also represents Michael - said, "He did this to support Mike, he realized he wasn't the only one this happened to."

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John Travolta Awarded Legal Fees

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John TravoltaThe author who sued John Travolta for ruining his reputation has been ordered to pay the actor's legal bill.

Robert Randolph wrote You'll Never Spa In This Town Again, in which he claimed the Pulp Fiction actor enjoyed gay sexual relations in Los Angeles' City Spa in the 1990s. He then claimed John and his lawyer Marty Singer had falsely accused him of having serious mental problems to try and make him out to be an unreliable source.

However, after a judge threw out his lawsuit, there was further bad news for the author when he was ordered to pay John's legal fees of $139,645.17. "This legal fee award is another complete and total victory for Mr. Travolta. Anyone else who files a ridiculous lawsuit against him should expect a similar outcome," Mr. Singer told TMZ.

John has been dogged by a number of claims of sexual misconduct, some of which have since been retracted, from a number of male masseurs since the publication of You'll Never Spa In This Town Again.


Lawsuit Against John Travolta Thrown Out by Judge

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John TravoltaJohn Travolta has been cleared of accusations he ruined an author's reputation.

Robert Randolph wrote You'll Never Spa In This Town Again, in which he made claims the Pulp Fiction actor enjoyed gay sexual relations in Los Angeles' City Spa in the 1990s but then claimed John and his lawyer Marty Singer had falsely accused him of having serious mental problems to try and make him out to be an unreliable source.

However, a judge has thrown out his lawsuit against John and Mr. Singer, ruling a letter in which they made the accusations was a legitimate part of the legal dispute and so they cannot be prosecuted for it, according to TMZ.

Both John and Marty have previously issued statements branding the lawsuit "ridiculous." A representative for the Hairspray star said, "The lawsuit filed by Robert Randolph is absurd. The suit is based on a privileged communication, and it will promptly be thrown out by the court. To evaluate the credibility of Robert Randolph and his ridiculous lawsuit one need look no further than his own statements published on his website stating that he sustained 'permanent brain damage' and had to 'retrain' his brain."

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John Travolta Sued by Author

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John TravoltaJohn Travolta is being sued by an author who claims the actor tarnished his reputation.

Robert Randolph wrote You'll Never Spa In This Town Again, in which he makes claims the Pulp Fiction actor enjoyed gay sexual relations in Los Angeles' City Spa in the 1990s. His lawsuit claims John and his lawyer Marty Singer had falsely claimed he had serious mental problems and had spent time in a psychiatric hospital, to try and make him out to be an unreliable source and prevent other media and booksellers writing about or carrying his tome.

Both John, 58, and Marty have issued statements branding the lawsuit "ridiculous."

"The lawsuit filed by Robert Randolph is absurd. The suit is based on a privileged communication, and it will promptly be thrown out by the court. To evaluate the credibility of Robert Randolph and his ridiculous lawsuit one need look no further than his own statements published on his website stating that he sustained 'permanent brain damage' and had to 'retrain' his brain," a representative to the actor said.

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John Travolta Accuser Could File Charges Again

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John TravoltaA masseur who dropped sexual battery charges against John Travolta may still launch another suit against the star.

The man - known only as John Doe #1 - filed papers yesterday to have the allegations dismissed but has now hired another lawyer, civil rights attorney Gloria Allred, who has admitted her new client is deciding what to do next.

"I represent John Doe Number One. Mr. Doe's lawsuit was dismissed without prejudice which means that he is still legally entitled to file another lawsuit against John Travolta if he chooses. We are in the process of conferring with him regarding the next steps, which he may wish to take. Our client and our firm has no further comment at this time," said Ms. Allred.

The man - who claimed Travolta had behaved inappropriately during a massage on January 16 in Los Angeles - was dropped by his lawyer, Okorie Okorocha, after the actor's attorney Marty Singer provided evidence that suggested the Pulp Fiction star was in New York at the time of the alleged incident. The masseur later claimed to have gotten his dates confused.

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John Travolta Accuser Wants Private Trial

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John TravoltaA masseur who accused John Travolta of sexual assault is willing to drop his federal proceedings against the star.

The unnamed man - who is known as John Doe #2 - is willing to have the matter settled in a private trial, though no deal has yet been agreed with the actor's legal representative Marty Singer. "I can dismiss the federal filing and we can set up our own private trial. I'm willing to do that, and I've proposed that to Marty Singer. [Singer] hasn't agreed, but he hasn't said no. We are speaking, but we haven't hammered something out. He wants to fight this thing all the way through. They've made it clear. I'm ready to fight. I might leave in a bodybag, but never in cuffs. It would be a great case to see on Court TV, to see the royal rumble," the masseur's lawyer Okorie Okorocha told the New York Daily News newspaper.

The lawyer believes a private trial would be much faster than public proceedings and maintain the privacy of his client - the second man to have stepped forward to have made accusations against the Pulp Fiction star - whom he describes as a "reserved" family man.

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Grey’s Anatomy’s McSteamy in Steamy Nude Tape

Eric Dane and Rebecca Gayheart

As far as scandals are concerned, this one could actually help ratings.

Actor Eric Dane, who plays Dr. Mark Sloan (a.k.a. “Dr. McSteamy) on the ABC hit, has found himself in an interesting position—one that rivals his character’s penile fracture incident. In a video currently posted on Gawker.com, the 36-year-old…and his wife (actress Rebecca Gayheart)...and a former beauty queen (Kari Ann Peniche)...all appear a little off and a lot naked.

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