Gene Simmons of Kiss is being sued for $US500,000 by a makeup artist over claims of sexual assault and battery.The artist, Victoria Jackson, claims she was assaulted while working at the ESPN Sports Center in Los Angeles in November last year when the singer “touched her inappropriately”, according to RadarOnline.
He allegedly approached the artist in full stage costume and said “I like you” in a “lecherous and inappropriate manner”.
Jackson alleges the was poked in the face by the spikes from his costume when he grabbed her and gave her a hug and that he rubbed his groin against her.
She is seeking damages to compensate for her suffering, which includes humiliation, shame, embarrassment, anger, anxiety, loss of sleep and depression.
Simmons will contest the claims.
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