It began on Twitter, which was nonetheless known as Twitter again in these days as a substitute of making an attempt to persuade everybody that it bought the nickname “X” whereas it was at camp over the summer season. Eggert, in a since-deleted tweet reported on by Individuals, wrote that curious events ought to “ask @scottbaio what occurred in his storage at his home” when she was underage, vaguely elaborating that the conduct in query began when she was 14 years outdated.
What accusations did Nicole Eggert degree at Scott Baio?
Baio fired again, claiming that the allegations had been totally made up, and went as far as to say that he and his authorized workforce had shut down Eggert’s earlier makes an attempt to disparage his identify by threatening authorized motion in opposition to the Dr. Oz present when Eggert was scheduled to make an look. Eggert, for her half, doubled down with a spot on Megyn Kelly Immediately just a few days later.
Throughout the interview, Eggert claimed that she was abused by Baio “about as soon as per week” when she was between the ages of 14 and 16 and he was in his 20s. She detailed situations of being touched inappropriately and claimed that fellow members of the solid of Charles in Cost had witnessed fondling and kissing on set when she was underage. Eggert went on to repeat her earlier assertion that she had misplaced her virginity to Baio when she was 17.
Explaining why she hadn’t come ahead together with her story earlier than, Eggert defined that “(…)it was at all times defending the present and defending that entire legacy — that nothing occurred. That was my delusion and that was my cover-up, at all times.”
Baio, in the meantime, continued to disclaim any wrongdoing, stating that, like all good guys, he waited till the kid he’d been working with for years had turned 18 earlier than getting intimate together with her. Moreover, he remained steadfast in his recollection that Eggert had seduced him, displaying up at his home after Charles in Cost was off the air.
He alleged that Eggert had made her claims in a shot at low cost publicity, which would appear like a daring assertion if it wasn’t coming from a man who actively promoted Sandy Hook conspiracy theories on social media. Eggert went on to state that she’d been suggested of authorized choices, together with a potential liable swimsuit because of Baio’s claims that she had lied about the entire affair. As of 2024, no authorized motion has been taken.