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L.A. Lakers Sexual Harassment Scandal: Facts And Photos

Nick Young And Jordan Clarkson Accused Of Sexual Harassment. “The Los Angeles Lakers are investigating two of their players, Nick Young and Jordan Clarkson, according to ESPN, following an alleged incident of sexual harassment. The pair are accused of “yelling and making the most disgustingly vulgar gestures” at a female-empowerment activist and her mother on Sunday.” [Washington Post, 3/21/16]

Instagram Photos Allegedly Show Men Making “Vulgar Gestures.” “Five minutes ago, at the intersection of Melrose and La Bre here in LA, a jeep of four boys pulled up at a red light and started yelling and making the most disgustingly vulgar gestures at my mom and me.” [Instagram, 3/20/16]

Lakers Reportedly Apologized For Incident. “After Lakers officials confirmed they were aware of the incident, Jones said a spokesman contacted her to apologize on behalf of the team.” [Daily Mail, 3/21/16]

After Investigation, Lakers Say They Back Players. “We support Nick and Jordan and believe what they told us about the incidents and their actions. We also are supportive of Alexis and her feelings about what happened, about women’s rights, and of the fine work Alexis is doing with her organization.” [TMZ, 3/22/16]

Alexis Jones, Founder Of I AM THAT GIRL, Made Allegation. “In the world of media, Alexis has hosted a TV show on the red carpet, worked at Fox Sports, ESPN, was a contestant on the CBS show Survivor and was recently cast as a life coach for the MTV show MADE.” [IAmThatGirl.com, 3/21/16]