Entertainment ‘Charles in Charge’ Star Alexander Polinsky Accuses Scott Baio of Sexual Abuse

03:42  14 february  2018
03:42  14 february  2018 Source:   variety.com

Nicole Eggert Says She Contemplated Suicide During Alleged Abuse From Scott Baio (Exclusive)

  Nicole Eggert Says She Contemplated Suicide During Alleged Abuse From Scott Baio (Exclusive) Nicole Eggert is opening up to ET after she filed a police report against her former 'Charles in Charge' co-star Scott Baio on Tuesday. Eggert alleges Baio sexually abused her starting when she was 14 years old, and he was 25.The actress filed a police report against her former Charles in Charge co-star, Scott Baio, on Tuesday, after publicly alleging that Baio sexually abused her for years, starting when she was 14 years old. Baio has previously denied Eggert's sexual abuse allegations, saying she is "provably wrong" and "deliberately lying.

Alexander Polinsky played Adam Powell on the 1980s TV series Charles in Charge alongside Scott Baio . Now the 43-year old actor is trying to get ahold of Baio to discuss the "physical, mental, verbal & sexual abuse " that he possibly suffered at the hands of Baio .

Another “ Charles in Charge ” co- star has come forward with accusations against actor Scott Baio , amid the claim from actress Nicole Eggert that Baio sexually molested her when she was a teen. People reports that Alexander Polinsky , now 43, had a recurring role on the 1980s television show

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Charles in Charge's Alexander Polinsky Accuses Scott Baio of Physical Assault & Mental Abuse

  Charles in Charge's Alexander Polinsky Accuses Scott Baio of Physical Assault & Mental Abuse New allegations against Scott Baio surfaced Wednesday from another one of his Charles in Charge costars: Alexander Polinsky. Polinsky, 43, provided a statement to The Talk which was read out while Nicole Eggert was on the show to talk about her sexual abuse allegations against the actor. Eggert said on the show that Polinsky, who played Adam Powell on Charles in Charge, went with her to file to the police station when she filed a report against Baio and Polinsky also made his own police report supporting her allegations. In addition to supporting the actress’ claims, Polinsky alleged he was physically abused by Baio, 57. His longtime friend and The Talk host Sara Gilbert became emotional reading his statement on his behalf, explaining, “He’s actually a dear friend of mine.” “Working on the set of Charles in Charge from age 11 to 15 was no picnic, it was a toxic environment,” Polinsky said in the statement. “I witnessed Scott Baio acting inappropriately towards Nicole Eggert during my first year of working on the show. I walked in on them together behind the set. Nicole was on Scott’s lap and he did not appreciate my intrusion. He yelled at me and called me various homophobic slurs.” He continued, “Growing up on the show I received regular verbal attacks, mental abuse and I also suffered a physical assault at the hands of Scott Baio. There is no excuse for his behavior. It is abhorrent.

After Nicole Eggert's shocking allegations of sexual assault at the hands of Scott Baio , now fellow ' Charles in Charge ' star Alexander Polinsky claims to have suffered physical harm from Scott .

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Former child star Alexander Polinsky has retained attorney Lisa Bloom to represent him in his fight against Scott Baio, who he claims sexually abused him on the set of their ’80s sitcom “Charles in Charge.”

Polinsky is the second Baio accuser to emerge following “Charles in Charge” star Nicole Eggert, who has also alleged Baio sexually abused her as a minor. Eggert is also represented by Bloom.

Polinsky will break his silence on Wednesday during a press conference to describe the sexual harassment and abuse he claims he endured at the hands of Baio. Eggert will also attend the press conference to give a short statement.

Last week, Polinsky first came forward as an accuser of Baio, claiming he suffered physical assault and mental abuse from Baio. His claims were made on “The Talk” when Eggert appeared as a guest, though Polinsky released a statement and did not appear on the talk show. The press conference will mark his first time speaking out.

Nicole Eggert claims Scott Baio has called her repeatedly since she accused him of abuse

  Nicole Eggert claims Scott Baio has called her repeatedly since she accused him of abuse The actress accused her former "Charles in Charge" co-star of molesting her as a teen."I've been getting a lot of harassing phone calls from Mr. Scott Baio, who has been telling me to leave it in the hands of the police," Eggert, 46, told a TMZ cameraman Sunday in Los Angeles. "He's been harassing me so much over the phone.

‘ Charles In Charge ’ Star Alexander Polinsky Accuses Scott Baio Of Physical Assault . Nicole Eggert Reveals She Contemplated Suicide at 15 During Alleged Scott Baio Sexual Abuse .

After Nicole Eggert’s shocking allegations of sexual assault from Scott Baio , now fellow ‘ Charles in Charge ’ star Alexander Polinsky claims to have suffered physical harm from Scott .

Rock Hudson wearing a suit and tie © Provided by Variety Polinsky came to Eggert’s defense early on, saying that he witnessed Baio’s inappropriate behavior toward her on set.

Last week, Eggert filed a police report with the LAPD regarding her alleged sexual abuse, and the claims remain under investigation. Eggert appeared on “Megyn Kelly Today” to detail her alleged harassment, claiming she was molested by Baio when she was underage. Despite Baio’s denial of her allegations altogether, Eggert has insisted that she was a minor when the sexual abuse began, which she said lasted three years with Baio, who is 11 years her senior. Eggert has also noted a power imbalance, given that Baio was the leading star of “Charles in Charge,” and has said she experienced suicidal thoughts following the alleged abuse.

Baio has repeatedly denied Eggert’s accusations, insisting that the actress was 18 years old at the time they first had intercourse, and calling Eggert’s allegations “lies.” Baio has also pointed out Eggert’s media appearances in the past where she has defended and supported Baio, questioning her change in heart during the #MeToo movement.

Bloom — who came under fire for representing Harvey Weinstein, though she resigned from advising the disgraced movie mogul — will also speak at the Feb. 14 press conference, alongside Polinsky and Eggert, regarding the actor’s legal options, according to the press release that was announced on Bloom’s Twitter.

 

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