On Saturday Nicole Eggert
seemed to suggest that she was a victim of child molestation when she tweeted, “ask @scottbaio what happened in his garage at his house when I was a minor. Creep,” in response to a Twitter user who made a comment about Scott Baio
’s support for President Donald Trump.
Nicole later doubled down on her accusations in a since-deleted tweet calling the 57-year-old a child molester who started abusing her when she 14-year-old.
Scott Baio quickly denied the claims on Twitter and further denounced the accusation on Facebook.
“I am about to do a Facebook Live to prove her claims are 100% lies,” Scott quickly said in response to former Charles in Charge costar’s charges.
And his wife jumped to his defense too writing, “@NicoleEggert @ScottBaio Scott’s legal team has served u more than 2 cease & desist letters, 1 u pretended 2B a Nanny & @DrOz killed ur show,” referring to when Nicole first brought claims against him around the time she was pitching a reality TV show.
In the 16-minute-plus Facebook Live video, Scott showed what he said was “proof” of his innocence.
"This letter was sent to the Dr. Oz show when she attempted to pitch her story to them," Scott said. "After they reviewed this evidence of her deceit, which is not only in her own words, but actually in her own voice, they cancelled the planned show. Other media has since done the same."
He also claimed that his attorney’s "sent her and Alex Polinsky (another Charles in Charge co-star) a letter advising and requesting that they take their allegations to law enforcement for a full investigation. They have refused to do so."
Refuting claims that she was a minor, and pointing to her IMDB page, Scott adds: "She said it was way after Charles in Charge was done. Here's a front cover of her script from Charles dated May 18, 1990. OK, this is a show that aired in November of that year, so the production date was May 18 of 1990, and there were five more episodes after that show was filmed. So that makes her 18 years and 4 months old."
Concluding, "Only after Nicole Eggert was proven to be dishonest in her 'sex at 17' allegations did she create a new story about sexual contact at an even younger age. For the record, they are false too.”
"But more tellingly, given her years long history of making claims of underage sex, why has she never mentioned this until her primary claim was proven wrong? Why is she unwilling to go to law enforcement with her claims? Is it not clear that this new story is just another false claim to distract you from her earlier lies?"
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