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Don Lemon sued for alleged assault

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CNN's Don Lemon has been sued and the plaintiff claims that Lemon assaulted him while at a bar in the Hamptons during the summer of 2018. Mediaite was all over the coverage and able to get a copy of the lawsuit which was filed this Sunday.

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The plaintiff's name is Dustin Hice, represented by New York law firm Nesenoff & Miltenberg, and he's suing Don Lemon over an alleged assault from 2018 and would like to seek damages for "emotional pain and suffering."

However, there's a bit of a twist. CNN is fighting back and claims that Hice has a proven "pattern of contempt for CNN on his social media accounts," according to CNN's spokesperson who spoke with someone from Mediaite.

It gets even more interesting.

The Mediaite report continues with the response from CNN's spokesperson, saying “This claim follows his unsuccessful threats and demands for an exorbitant amount of money from Don Lemon. Don categorically denies these claims and this matter does not merit any further comment at this time.”

On the contrary, Hice's Twitter account is deleted. However, Mediaite somehow obtained an old Instagram photo of Hice standing in front of CNN's building in Atlanta with this caption: "touring the #CNN center today…or as #Trump would say ‘the home of Fake News’ lol."

What is Dustin Hice's claim, exactly?

Hice says Lemon came at him while they were at a Sag Harbour bar called Murf's last July.  "Hice, who was working as a bartender at another Hamptons watering hole at the time, said he approached Lemon at the bar one night after recognizing him. Hice “tried to get Mr. Lemon’s attention and offered to buy Mr. Lemon a drink,” the suit claims. The CNN host declined, stating he was “just trying to have a good time.”

That's not all.

Lemon allegedly went up to Hice later that night.

“Mr. Lemon, who was wearing a pair of shorts, sandals, and a t-shirt, put his hand down the front of his own shorts, and vigorously rubbed his genitalia, removed his hand and shoved his index and middle fingers in Plaintiff’s moustache and under Plaintiff’s nose,” the suit says.

Hice said Lemon repeatedly shoved his fingers in his face and asked, “Do you like pussy or dick?” Hice claims he left the bar “shocked and humiliated.”


Where are we at?

CNN claims it didn't happen and suggests that Hice has a history of making statement critical of the network.

Hice's attorney suggests he wouldn't put himself out there as a potential victim of sexual assault if it wasn't true. Specifically, “The assertion that Mr. Hice would put himself through the painful process of filing a sexual assault lawsuit against his attacker all because he doesn’t like a cable TV station is ludicrous. Rather, he took down his social media accounts on the day he filed the lawsuit against Don Lemon because he’s a private citizen and wants to protect himself from CNN’s heavy-handed tactics.”

How much money does Hice want?

Mediate reported he demanded $1.5 million from Don Lemon in order to not file the lawsuit. Don basically said nope, claimed he did nothing wrong, and now Hice has filed.

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