Published: Thu, December 14, 2017
Arts&Culture | By Antoinette Montgomery

A letter to the NFL Network on sexual harassment from Lindsay McCormick

A letter to the NFL Network on sexual harassment from Lindsay McCormick

The NFL Network announced that it was conducting its own investigation into the allegations and that its three current employees were suspended with pay.

Other ex-players named in the suit include Ike Taylor and Heath Evans, who along with Faulk were suspended by the NFL Network, as well as Donovan McNabb and Eric Davis, who now work for ESPN.

Lindsay McCormick; television reporter, host and now the woman responsible for the latest mic drop on Instagram about the NFL Network and sexual harassment.

"I did walk in the bathroom, but I did not urinate in front of her", Sapp said.

The lawsuit details going public has led to the suspension of the talent remaining at NFL Network as well as McNabb and Davis who now work at ESPN and Weinberger who now works for The Ringer. (According to a 2011 story about his hiring as a new editor, the ABC News veteran was brought in to run the "NFL Media Super Newsroom.") He appears to have spent much of yesterday deleting years' worth of Twitter interactions with and unfollowing hundreds of accounts of escorts and porn stars; the entire Twitter account was deleted in the afternoon.

Amongst the allegations listed in the suit are that Faulk had fondled the breasts of Cantor, invited Cantor to his room at a hotel, and pulled his genitals out in front of her.

'He also pinned Plaintiff against a wall, demanding oral sex while he pulled his trousers down'.

Cantor's claims are included in a wrongful termination lawsuit she filed against the network.

Sapp also addressed Cantor's allegations that he gave her sex toys as Christmas presents - saying he DID give some to some of the makeup artists after they requested them. but he never gave one to Cantor.

Cantor alleged that Sapp had flaunted naked pictures of women he bragged to have slept with.

Faulk, Evans and Taylor are accused of groping and making explicit remarks to Cantor. Weinberger is the president of Bill Simmons' media group.

Weinberger is alleged to have also sent Cantor nude photos of himself and pressed his crotch against her shoulder, asking her to touch him He is also alleged to have touched her crotch, groped her breasts and to have reached down her trousers to "check if she was wearing underwear".

"These are very serious and disturbing allegations that we were made aware of today", a spokesperson told Kevin Draper of the New York Times. "We are placing Eric on leave indefinitely until we have a better understanding of what transpired during his time at the National Football League, and we will conduct our own internal investigation", the site said in a statement.

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