New York (ANI): Jon Peters, a film producer and one-time boyfriend of Barbra Streisand, has been charged by a male staffer for sexually roughing him up and threatening to break his legs. The lawsuit was filed this week in Los Angeles Superior Court by Brian Quintana, a co-producer with Peters on the upcoming Superman: Man of Steel, the New York Post reported.
In the lawsuit, Quintana alleges that Peters subjected him to 'continuous and pervasive sexual harassment'. He further stated that there were 'multiple instances where he was physically, sexually harassed by Peters, including being groped by male individuals at Peters' behest'. Peters would 'wrestle and rough up [Quintana] in a sexual manner... fondle himself in front of [Quintana]... often place his hand on [Quintana's] leg in a sexual manner,' as well as 'touch' his buttocks, the suit alleges.
In addition, according to the suit, Peters demanded that Quintana 'drive male individuals onto the set for the purposes of granting sexual favours for members of the cast and crew [and] cover up allegations that... Peters engaged in sexually inappropriate acts in front of children.'
Quintana, in the court papers, also charges that Peters threatened to 'break his legs' and fired him after he refused to 'perjure himself' by signing documents stating that Peters had completed community service for a DUI conviction. Peters' office number has been disconnected. His lawyer, Stephen Kolodny, did not return calls.