Terry Crews sues over alleged assault, lawsuit describes epic showdown with his agency

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Actor Terry Crews filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the man who he claims sexually assaulted him at a party in 2016. Crews’ lawsuit also targets the agency Venit works for, claiming it was aware of his behavior. Deadline reports:

A week after Adam Venit went back to work as an agent at WME, Terry Crews is taking the uber-agency and the former head of its Motion Picture Group to court for sexual assault and sexual battery. The nine-claim complaint also claims this isn’t the first time Venit has acted in such an inappropriate manner, and the company run by Ari Emanuel and Patrick Whitesell knows it…

“Crews is informed and believes that Venit has a long history of bizarre behavior and has engaged in prior sexual predatory acts all of which WME was fully aware,” added the filing, which seeks unspecified but widespread damages. “Yet, WME did not take any action to deal with Venit’s misconduct and