I’m kind of obsessed with this embarrassing photo of Bill Clinton and Al Gore from the ’90s. I happen to think the former president was, is, and always will be a stone cold fox. I refuse to be ashamed! Nothing is sexier than a man with brains, clout, and a history of infidelity. Am I right, ladies? Oh … is that Al Gore’s …. nevermind. [Buzzfeed]
On Monday, Al Gore was cleared of sexual harassment charges. Massage therapist Molly Hagerty claimed that the almost-prez was “a crazed sex poodle” who made “unwanted sexual contact” with her in an upscale Portland hotel room in 2006. But after Hagerty failed a lie detector test and forensic evidence turned up, well, nothing, the judge let Gore off the hook.
Although this is pretty embarrassing, Gore is actually (sort of) in good company. After the jump, check out a few more celebs who were accused and cleared of sexual harassment. Congrats, fellas. Keep reading »
It may not have come from a masseuse, but Former Vice President Al Gore still got a “happy ending.” On Friday, an Oregon DA’s office cleared him of sexual abuse charges due to “lack of credible evidence.” In June, massage therapist Molly Hagerty claimed that Gore was “a crazed sex poodle” who made “unwanted sexual contact” with her in an upscale Portland hotel room in 2006. At the time, both the vice president and his ex-wife, Tipper Gore, called the charges hogwash. But Portland police have followed through with their investigation and said Friday that a “sustainable criminal case does not exist.” Apparently, Hagerty failed a lie detector test and forensic testing also did not turn up any evidence.
Whew. We’re relieved our Nobel Prize-winning almost-43rd president is still a stand-up guy. [People] Keep reading »
Police are investigating charges from two more women who claim they were sexually assaulted by former Vice President Al Gore, The National Enquirer reports. Last month the bombshell dropped that Gore allegedly assaulted Portland, Oregon, massage therapist Molly Hagerty in his upscale hotel room in 2006. Now the Enquirer claims two more massage therapists fended off advances from the big cheese. One source alleges Gore hired a masseuse at a Beverly Hills luxury hotel in 2007 when he was in town for the Academy Awards, removed his towel, revealing his naked body and erect penis, and told her, “Take care of this!” (Oh, the imagery!) The other incident allegedly took place at a hotel in Tokyo one year later, although no further details are provided. Keep reading »
Even though Tipper and Al Gore are ending their 40-year marriage, Tipper is refusing to jump on the Al mud-slinging bandwagon. She is standing by her (ex) man, publicly saying that she thinks masseuse Molly Hagerty’s claims that Al sexually assaulted her are bogus. She’s also refuting other accusations that Al had relations with the butcher, the baker, and the candlestick maker—aka a cheerleader, a Hollywood producer, and Laurie David. Keep reading »
It’s been a week since the National Enquirer ran a story saying that Al Gore had forced “unwanted sexual contact” on a masseuse in a Portland hotel room in 2006, and subjected us to the gorey (ha!) details of the alleged incident. Now that the Portland police has decided to reopen the investigation, the Gore camp has finally issued a statement. “Further investigation into this matter will only benefit Mr. Gore,” said a family spokesperson. “The Gores cannot comment on every defamatory, misleading and inaccurate story generated by tabloids. Mr. Gore unequivocally and emphatically denied this accusation when he first learned of its existence three years ago. He stands by that denial.” Keep reading »
The National Enquirer planted the seed, and now everyone is trying to get to the bottom of the charges of “unwanted sexual contact” against Al Gore. On Al’s side is the fact that the police department saw “insufficient evidence” to officially charge him, and that, after giving an initial interview to the police, the masseuse canceled three appointments with officers before her lawyer explained that they’d be filing a civil case. However, the Portland Police Department’s “Confidential Special Report” and the transcript of the interview with the masseuse have been uncovered, and the charges in there are just foul. The nasty deets after the jump. Keep reading »
This news comes to us by way of the National Enquirer, so we have to take it with a grain—or maybe a whole shaker—of salt. But the tabloid claims that a masseuse in Portland, Oregon, has accused Al Gore of sexually assaulting her on October 24, 2006. This masseuse has not been named, but we know that she is a 54-year-old redhead. While she never brought charges against Gore, she supposedly filed a police document that said that there was “unwanted sexual contact at a local upscale hotel.” In the end, she sent Gore a bill for $540, which sounds pretty high for a massage, and kept her pants as evidence of the incident. Holy blue dress, Monica! Eek. Guess we’ll have to wait for more information on this story, but we’re really hoping that it’s not true. [Celebitchy] Keep reading »