Scott Baio is accused of Sexual Harassment: Days after his co-star Nicole Eggert accused him of sexual assault; another member of Charles in Charge came forward with similar charges. Alexander Polinsky and Nicole Eggert disclosed the details in a press conference on wednesday.
The most sensitive issue right now is sexual Harassment. 2018 has inspired a lot of women and men to come forward against it. Maybe its because of the Times up Initiative by Hollywood leading ladies.
The 46 year old actress, played Jamie Powell in the show Charles in Charge. Last month, she accused Baio of sexually abusing her when she was a minor.
More: ‘Charles in Charge’ actress Nicole Eggert breaks silence on Sexual Assault claims against Scott Baio
Baio played Nanny to both Eggert and Polinksy characters’ in the 80’s sitcom. Last week she launched a Police complaint against initiating the investigations. The 57-year-old actor has denied all claims by her.
Both Eggert and Polinksy attended a press conference with the former’s lawyer Lisa Bloom, a famous celebrity attorney. Both the actors elaborated the torture they allegedly went through the hand of Baio.
Alexander Polinsky, 43, tells his side of the story.
“I was sexually harassed by Scott Baio and ultimately assaulted by him between the ages of 12 and 15 years old. Getting the job on Charles in Charge when I was 11 was one of the most wonderful things that had ever happened to me, ” He adds ” It represented everything good about my life and my future. My excitement did not last long.”
“During the first year of the show, when I was 11 or 12, I observed Scott with our co-star Nicole on his lap backstage. I was so naive, I innocently hopped on his lap, expecting to hear a story about Fonzie or Happy Days or something awesome.”
Polinsky added, “Scott Baio was a hero to me. I was 11 years old. Instead of telling us a story, Scott immediately threw me off him and began angrily calling me ‘f—-t’ while Nicole laughed.”
Eggert adds her side of the story as well,
Polinsky continues the rest of the story
Hours after the press conference, Baio’s rep denies this claim as well. They told reporters that “Scott denies every single claim of inappropriate behavior.”