HLN Contributor’s Name Attached to Hoax Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Johnny Manziel
HLN contributor and Dr. Drew On Call co-host Samantha Schacher has seemingly filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel. UPDATE — 11:48 a.m.: An HLN spokesperson confirmed that it was a hoax suit filed by someone other than Schacher.
The lawsuit accuses the former Texas A&M football star — widely known as “Johnny Football” — of repeatedly sending nude selfies to Schacher. The plaintiff seeks $25 million in damages from the newly-minted NFL quarterback for allegations like: “On Christmas Eve, 2013, Johnny Manziel sent me a Instagram photo of himself naked to me [sic] Facebook with Manziel putting a hotdog bun between his penis, smiling, calling me ‘Ho, Ho, Ho,’ then called me up and told me he wanted a threesome with Dr. Drew.”
If that seems a bit odd, here are some other insane highlights from the document:
The football star’s agent vehemently denies the veracity of the lawsuit’s claims, and/or its authenticity:
This joke "lawsuit" is obviously 1000000% fake and/ or frivolous. Embarrassing I even have say this after reading the nonsense.
— Erik Burkhardt (@ErikBurkhardt) May 23, 2014
The complaint itself was filed using the CNN headquarters address in Atlanta, leading some to think this is, indeed, a bogus lawsuit filed by someone as a prank against either Manziel or Schacher — or both.
We’ve reached out for comment from Schacher and CNN/HLN to determine the authenticity of the complaints. As updated above, HLN confirms this was a hoax filed by someone other than Schacher.
View the document below, via Scribd:
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