TORONTO – Canadian television actor Lucy DeCoutere has come forward with allegations that former CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi was physically violent with her.
A spokeswoman for Ghomeshi did not immediately respond to a request for comment by Global News.
DeCoutere, who plays Lucy on the popular television series Trailer Park Boys alleges that during an incident in 2003 Ghomeshi choked her and slapped her hard multiple times without her consent, according to an investigation by the Toronto Star.
“He did not ask if I was into it. It was never a question. It was shocking to me. The men I have spent time with are loving people,” DeCoutere told The Star.
DeCoutere is the first woman to go public with her allegations against Ghomeshi. The Star reports they have now interviewed eight women who claim the radio host was violent or abusive with them.
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