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NBC 'Dateline' Lawsuit

I Was Used As Sexual Bait

For 'The Sperminator'

5/6/2014 12:40 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0506-wild-wild-web-nbc-03Women at "Dateline NBC" were routinely used as sexual decoys for stories about prostitution, sex trafficking, and sexual deviants ... according to a female producer who says NBC turned a blind eye to her fears ... but NBC says her claims are bogus.

Kimberly Lengle's lawsuit -- obtained by TMZ -- claims she was used as bait for dangerous -- and often sexually-oriented -- undercover segments ... including one about a man known as the "Sperminator" -- who billed himself as "a natural intercourse sperm donor."

Lengle says NBC honchos pressured her to respond -- often with her own photo -- to potentially dangerous predators ... for a series called "Wild, Wild Web," adding she was required to engage in sexually explicit conversations.

She claims one of the producers even set her up with training on how to be a prostitute.

According to the lawsuit  ... none of the male producers were used as sexual decoys. Lengle says her bosses retaliated against her after she complained to HR ... and she resigned after her complaints were determined to be unfounded.

A rep at NBC tells TMZ, "We took this freelancer’s allegations very seriously and determined that her claims were entirely without merit. We will vigorously defend our position in this case."


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Just A Random Thought    

Just say......NO!!!!!

173 days ago

HRH Prince Michael    

Broadcast Television: The Capital of Mass Deception

King David Vs. Goliath
King Hezekiah Vs. 185,000 Assyrians
King of Kings Christ Yeshua Vs. Death
The House, ALWAYS wins:
Pharaoh, Feds, and ALL Fascists allies, NEXT.

173 days ago


"She claims one of the producers even set her up with training on how to be a prostitute"

I call BS...this comes naturally to all women.

173 days ago


What the fck?

173 days ago

en Todo Momento!!    

perfect timing. right in the middle of the sterling racism scandal and the brian singer pedophile rape scandals.. let's see ho quickly this thing goes away silently. i mean it's common workplace habit that women in 'successful' positions are viciously sexually harassed and even abused. but find a lawyer interest group beyond gloria allred who is going to budge a finger for you as a woman in this position. good luck. everyone's busy. come back some other time. lmao.

173 days ago


What she went along with their requests, no could of been an answer.

173 days ago


What? If she'd said "No", she'd have been fired and forced to take a job at a 7-Eleven or something? This just sounds idiotic.

173 days ago


Bogus allegations - SHE COULD HAVE QUIT. Just another greedy person just throwing out allegations and hoping someone believes her lies. Any time someone could have quit, they had a choice not to do something & therefore not forced. She choose to do it.

173 days ago


Oh boo hoo. NEXT!

173 days ago


This is such BS!! Exactly what's wrong with the legal system. WHAT DID YOU THINK YOY WERE GOING TO DO WORKING ON CHRIS HANSEN STORIES? Obviously this woman is an idiot and good for Hansen for getting rid of her

173 days ago

Teresa andrews    

Isn't this like being hired as a truck driver and then filing a lawsuit because you're forced to drive trucks?

173 days ago

Pudding Tang    

Ya, sherminator is a bit of a creep.

173 days ago


Yarn...another payday

173 days ago


Yep, they'll use anyone and do anything to get a story.

173 days ago


Don't want to work at NBC? Don't go to work. Quit. She could probably get a job at Wal-mart. Every job has some of it that sucks, that's why they pay you.

173 days ago
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