This now includes allegations from former child actor Alexander Polinsky, who appeared at an earlier press conference Wednesday to accuse his Charles in Charge co-star of sexually harassing him and assaulting him with a cup of hot tea on the set of the show in the late 1980s. At a press conference on Wednesday, Alexander Polinsky claims that Baio abused him when Polinksy was between the ages of 12 and 15, including both sexual harassment and assault.
Polinsky went on to detail "a pattern of abuse that was unrelenting" during his time on the show.
Bloom had previously represented women who brought cases against high-profile men including comedian Bill Cosby and former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly; Bloom's mother is Gloria Allred, a prominent women's rights lawyer. Maybe its because of the Times up Initiative by Hollywood leading ladies.
Asked about Eggert's claim this morning that she and Polinsky have witnesses to support their claims of Baio's abusive behavior, Glicklich said, "We'll believe it when we see it", and added that Baio has his own witnesses who would "paint a very different picture" of life on the Charles in Charge set.
Baio played Nanny to both Eggert and Polinksy characters' in the 80's sitcom. She also took her allegations to police last week. Eggert has claimed she lost her virginity to Baio at 17, and that she was only 14 when the actor, then in his 20s, began molesting her. The news conference will be streamed live on Facebook, he said. "This story is just beginning to be told", the statement continued.
The attacks then became "daily", he says.
McGrath confirmed, however, that the Los Angeles Police Department is investigating Eggert's allegations after the actress filed a police report against Baio last week. News. "Getting the job on "Charles in Charge" when I was 11 was one of the most wonderful things that had ever happened to me".
"After he (Polinsky) walked in on me and Scott being intimate on his lap, and he was thrown to the ground, this is when all the abuse began".
"At the same time (he) tried to convince me I was unlovable, defective, and branding me with the most vulgar words for homosexuals that exist", the actor added.
Alexander Polinsky, who was just 13 years old when he starred on the hit 1980s comedy, said Baio was a "tyrant" who regularly humiliated him with homophobic remarks and, in one incident, pulled down Polinsky's trousers in front of his co-stars and the show's crew.
In a separate incident, Polinsky said, Baio cut a hole in the wall of his dressing room and exposed his genitals to him.