Where there is allegedly one there are allegedly many, and Brett Favre’s reported sex scandal is no exception. After being fined $50,000 for “failure to cooperate” in the Jenn Sterger case against him, two more women are now filing sexual harassment suits against Brett.
Former massage therapists for the New York Jets, Christina Scavo and Shannon O’Toole, have filed suit in the Supreme Court of the State of New York today, Good Morning America reports.
Not only did the women file against Brett, but they also filed against the New York Jets and Lisa Ripi, a woman who hires massage therapists for the team.
According to the suit, Christina claims Brett texted her and another unidentified massage therapist asking them to “get together” with him.
“Brett here, you and Crissy want to get together, I’m all alone,” the lawsuit claims Brett allegedly texted.
Christina alleges that in 2008, Brett treated her like a “hanging slab of meat,” while he was with the New York Jets.
Brett also allegedly texted, “Kinda lonely tonight, I guess I have bad intentions.”
According to Christina, she refused Brett’s advances and had her husband, Joseph Scavo, call him to demand an apology. But she claims she and Shannon were never offered work with the Jets again.
Joseph claims that his wife’s boss, Lisa, wrote her, “for sure feel horrible that u had to go thru that [with] a pervert…however I truly wish you would’ve come forward at the time it happened.”
“I’ve been up there 13 years without anything that happened to me on tmz…cause it was handled internally the way it should be,” according to the lawsuit claims Lisa wrote.
Christina and Shannon’s attorney, Elizabeth Eilender, said her clients had no choice but to file a lawsuit when the Jets refused to give them back their jobs.
According to the suit, the Jets’ locker room and training camp are allegedly “a hot bed of sexual harassment, sexism and inappropriate behavior.”
“I suspect that this case is only the tip of the iceberg with respect to the harassment and discrimination experienced by women working for NFL teams and their players, as well as all of men’s professional sports,” Eilender said in a statement to ABC News. “I hope that Ms. Scavo’s and Ms. O’Toole’s courage to bring this suit will empower other women to come forward without fear of retaliation and retribution in order to protect their livelihoods and self-respect.”