‘Hunk-O-Mania’ lap dance turned into sexual assault: Lawsuit

Hell’s Kitchen’s much-hyped “Hunk O’ Mania” strip show was thrown into turmoil after one of its chiseled male dancers groped a British tourist, she claims in a lawsuit. .

Rudy Bandini, former 6’3 model walked the runway during New York Fashion Week and has 5 million social The woman claimed in court papers that she was in a heated exchange with her media followers over $20 a pop at the Harbor Nightclub on West 46th Street in July when the sexual assault occurred.

The newspaper is withholding the identity of the alleged victim, who was at the venue with friends and had already given him three lap dances. Bandini, real name is Misag Daraeiapproached, the woman argued in the Manhattan Supreme Court case.

Rudy Bandini, who walked the runway at New York Fashion Week, allegedly ignored a woman’s pleas for him to stop touching her. Runway 7 Getty Images

The victim, 27, told Bandini, 36, that he told a friend to cough up some dough because he didn’t have any more cash.

Once the payment was complete, Bandini grabbed the 5-foot, 4-year-old woman from her seat, turned her so her back was to him, and began grabbing her breasts, before reaching under her skirt and removing her underwear. He claims he pushed her away. Lawsuit.

When she repeatedly said no, Bandini apparently asked if she wanted to go to the bathroom with him.

She reported the alleged assault to her manager, but the stripper dismissed the encounter as a “misunderstanding,” she said in legal documents.

She claims he also took her cell phone during the incident, added an Instagram account to her, and sent her messages before returning the device.

Bandini also works for Brown Harris Stevens Real Estate. Runway 7 Getty Images

“I called 911 as soon as I got back to the hotel. I also spoke with detectives,” the woman told the Post.

In a statement, the NYPD called on sexual assault survivors to come forward, but did not confirm whether a report of sexual assault had been filed.

The victim, who was single and had never been to Hank O’ Mania before, said the assault left him “angry, depressed and frightened.”

“After the incident, I felt like my life had fallen into a gray area. I had no energy to do anything and would cry a lot for no reason. I eventually sought help from a therapist. ” she said.

Bandini also works Brown Harris Stevens as a real estate agent And he claims to have modeled for Nike, Armani, Versace, Calvin Klein, and more.

The model vehemently denied the allegations, calling them “baseless” and claiming that a recent shoulder injury left her unable to use her right hand.

He added that the victim then took a photo of them smiling together.

“There was no time for her to do that at all during the dance.” [said that she] I felt uncomfortable, I wanted them to stop dancing, and anything for that matter,” he told the Post.

The model vehemently denied the allegations, calling them “baseless” and claiming that a recent shoulder injury left her unable to use her right hand. Runway 7 Getty Images

The victim’s attorney, Lucia Quero, said Bundini refunded her $20 for the dance.

“We believe that [he] “We were well aware that sexual contact with our clients was predatory, unwelcome and against the law,” she said in a statement.

The victims are suing Bandini, the club, and New Age Productions, the company behind “Hunk O’ Mania,” seeking unspecified damages.



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