Terry Crews has filed a lawsuit against the Hollywood agent who allegedly sexually assaulted him

Terry Crews

  • Terry Crews filed a lawsuit against WME agent Adam Venit for allegedly sexually assaulting him a year ago.
  • Crews claimed that Venit groped him and caused psychological trauma.

Actor Terry Crews has filed a lawsuit against WME agent Adam Venit for allegedly groping him at a party a year ago, TMZ first reported and Business Insider confirmed.

According to TMZ, the lawsuit also says that Venit stared at Crews “like a rabid dog, sticking his tongue in and out of his mouth provocatively.”

This lawsuit comes after Venit returned to WME last week, following a 30-day suspension prompted by the sexual assault accusation made by Crews. Venit was demoted, and no longer holds his former title as head of the motion picture department at WME, but remains an agent at the company representing A-list clients.

Shortly after the news that Venit was back at WME broke, Crews tweeted, “Someone got a pass.”

In early November, Venit was accused by Crews of groping him at a party last year, during an interview with “Good Morning America.”

The GMA interview followed a series of tweets Crews wrote detailing an alleged incident in which he was groped by an unnamed Hollywood executive. Crews confirmed in the GMA interview that the person in question was Venit.

Crews told GMA that when the Weinstein sexual misconduct allegations broke, he felt like he had “PTSD,” and recognized he had also experienced sexual assault. Crews then decided it was the right time to share his experience.

“I’ve never felt more emasculated, more objectified. I was horrified,” Crews said on GMA.

Crews also filed a report with the LAPD alleging that Venit sexually assaulted him, and has dropped WME as his agency.

Venit did not immediately respond to Business Insider’s requests for comment.

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Terry Crews has filed a lawsuit against the Hollywood agent who allegedly sexually assaulted him