Hercules star Kevin Sorbo names superstar who sexually harassed him

He tells of the horrifying experience.

Kevin Sorbo, best known for starring in popular television series Hercules, claims late Italian fashion designer Gianni Versace sexually harassed him.

Appearing on Adam Carolla’s podcast the actor said the deceased designer sexually harassed him when he was working as a male model in the early 90s. 

‘I’ve got my sexual harassment story,’ Sorbo said. ‘[Versace] wanted to meet because of my heat. At 6’3′ (192cm), he wanted me to do fashion shows with these…tall women.’ 


Sorbo then says he was invited to dinner parties with the fashion designer and one time when he showed up to dinner, no one except Versace was there.

‘All of a sudden, his hand goes up my leg,’ Sorbo explains. ‘[I told him], ‘Dude, you know I’m straight?”

‘This is why I like you. You’re not a girl man. You’re a man’s man,’ Sorbo said Versace told him. 

The actor said after that, Versace still booked him for his fashion shows but he never gave the actor a full campaign like he had said.

‘I knew the game, just like I know the game of Hollywood,’ Sorbo told The Hollywood Reporter. ‘Casting couches have always been around. I don’t play that game, nor do I care to.’

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