Contact Us

‘Glee’ Star Mark Salling Sued for Sexual Battery

Mark Salling
Kevin Winter, Getty Images

There’s nothing ‘Glee‘-ful about this lawsuit. Mark Salling, who plays the sometimes troubled Puck on the Fox musical series, is being sued for sexual battery. Continue at your discretion — the story gets pretty disturbing and may not be appropriate for younger or more sensitive readers.

TMZ reports that Salling, 30, is being sued by an ex, Roxanne Gorzela, who began dating Salling in September 2010. Gorzela’s suit claims that in March 2011, Gorzela agreed to engage in intimate activity with Salling under the condition that he used a condom. The suit alleges that Salling forced himself upon Garzela without one. Gorzela claims that after she protested the action, Salling stopped — but then did it again.

The plaintiff added that a month later when she went to Salling’s home to confront him about the incident and possible health repercussions, she found him in bed with another woman. When she demanded that he prove he was STD-free, Gorzela claims that Salling pushed her to the ground. Gorzela met with police to file a report the same day.

Salling’s publicist issued a statement to TMZ about the charges. “There is no truth to this. It’s the textbook case of a disgruntled girl looking to cash in on a TV star’s success. We turn the rest over to Mark’s attorneys and have no further comment.”

These charges are extremely serious and unsettling if they’re true. Here’s hoping justice is served for all those involved and that the matter is resolved quickly and with as little trouble as possible.

See Roxanne Gorzela's Alleged Injuries

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Best of PopCrush

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://popcrush.com using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Sign up for PopCrush quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!