Bob Filner Lawsuit: Ex-Aide Claims SD Mayor Sexually Harassed Her
San Diego Mayor Bob Filner reportedly told his communications manager to work without underwear, demanded kisses and repeatedly dragged her around in a headlock while whispering sexual advances.
These are some of the allegations contained in the first Bob Filner lawsuit (attached below) filed against the embattled mayor of the nation's eighth-largest city.
The sexual harassment lawsuit was filed by celebrity attorney Gloria Allred on behalf of Irene McCormack Jackson, the mayor's former director of communications. McCormack is a longtime journalist and employee of the San Diego Port District.
"I saw him place his hands where they did not belong on numerous women," McCormack said at a press conference Monday. "He is not fit to be the mayor of our great city."
On Friday the San Diego County Sheriff's Department opened a hotline to take calls from any possible victims of Filner's alleged conduct.