Terry Crews sues Hollywood agent Adam Venit for alleged sexual assault

Adam Venit and Terry Crews

Crews said never met Venit before when the agent "viciously grabbed [his] penis and testicles so hard that it caused [him] immediate pain in a blatant and unprovoked sexual assault".

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".

Crews - who first came forward with the groping accusation in a Twitter thread in October - claims in the legal filing that he called out to Adam Sandler after the party where the alleged encounter occurred.

Mr. Venit was briefly put on leave after the actor went public with his claims. The lawsuit alleges that Crews alerted Adam Sandler, who was at the party and is represented by Venit, by yelling, "Adam, come get your boy!"

Terry Crews previously filed a police report against Adam Venit.

"It is now time to hold Venit accountable for his sexual predatory behavior and to hold WME accountable for its conduct in condoning, ratifying and encouraging Venit's sexual predatory behavior", Crews lawsuit states.

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TMZ reports that Crews is suing Venit, a Hollywood agent, for allegedly groping his genitals at an event previous year.

And according to TMZ, the Brooklyn Nine-Nine star has now chose to sue Adam, who he alleges grabbed him by the genitals at a Hollywood party past year.

In the lawsuit, Crews confirms he called WME to report the incident, and received a call back from Venit, who apologised and claimed he "was just not himself that night." . Crews said Venit called him the next day and apologized, saying he was not himself. Crews said Sandler shook his head at Venit with disbelief.

The amount of damages Crews seeks is not known but he also cited psychological suffering as one of his issues in the suit.

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.

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