Seahawks commentator Warren Moon, Hall of Fame QB, sued for sexual harassment

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A California woman has filed a lawsuit alleging sexual harassment and battery against former Edmonton Eskimos star quarterback Warren Moon.

Haskell, 32, joined Sports 1 Marketing as an executive assistant to Moon in July.

According to the new lawsuit, Moon required Haskell to stay in his hotel room during business trips, sleep in the same bed and wear "skimpy thong lingerie bottoms" as nightclothes. He threw for 49,325 yards and 291 touchdowns in the regular season and was elected to the Hall of Fame in 2006. The lawsuit also alleges that Moon grabbed Haskell's crotch while she was sleeping during a business trip in Seattle. Her job, which she claimed she was demoted from after complaining about Moon's misconduct, required her to travel with Moon to events on a regular basis. Moon's former executive assistant at his Sports 1 Marketing firm filed a lawsuit against him this week.

Moon works as a color commentator for the Seahawks' radio network.

After leading the University of Washington to a Rose Bowl victory in 1978, Moon played six years in the Canadian Football League, followed by 17 seasons in the National Football League.

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Moon eventually got a chance to play for the Houston Oilers in 1984 and would put up huge passing numbers in the "run and shoot" offense.

Moon was accused of striking his then wife, Felicia Moon, on the head with an open hand and choking her to the point that she nearly lost consciousness before she escaped from the couple's home in July 1995.

Hours after it was noted that Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback and current Seattle Seahawks broadcaster Warren Moon was being sued for sexual harassment, the organization has granted Moon a leave of absence. He was charged with assault and eventually acquitted by a jury after Felicia stood by him during the trial. The couple has been divorced since 2001.

Haskell's attorney, Diane L. Fitzgerald, told The Washington Post her client had chose to go public with the suit.

"Whenever Ms. Haskell expressed reservations about these outrageous "job duties", Moon insisted this was "just the way it is", and threatened Ms. Haskell that unless she was "comfortable" with him, he'd "find someone else who was".

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