Report: Favre sued for sexual harassment

Posted by Gary Dzen, Boston.com Staff  January 3, 2011 06:32 PM

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It appears there's more bad news for Brett Favre.

Less than a week after an alleged texting incident cost him a $50,000 NFL fine, the Vikings quarterback is facing a sexual harassment lawsuit from two other women, according to ABC News.

Former New York Jets team massage therapists Christina Scavo and Shannon O'Toole filed a suit today in the Supreme Court of the State of New York against Favre, the Jets, and the woman who hires massage therapists for the team.

The suit alleges that Favre sent inappropriate text messages to the two women, as well as another unidentified massage therapist, in 2008. Favre allegedly sent one text message reading, "Kinda lonely tonight, I guess I have bad intentions." Also according to the ABC News report, Scavo's husband apparently called Favre to demand an apology, but the quarterback refused to give one.

In a scathing criticism of the Jets organization, the suit alleges that the Jets' locker room and training camp are "a hot bed of sexual harassment, sexism and inappropriate behavior."

The sports website Deadspin.com initially reported back in October that two anonymous Jets massage therapists had received text messages from Favre.

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