ESPN, Woody Paige Sued For Sexual Harassment

As if ESPN wasn't having enough troubles, word just broke: The network and Woody Paige are being sued by a former "Cold Pizza" makeup artist for sexual harassment. ("Fire him!") The juicy and terrifying details:

A woman who worked on the set of the ESPN talk show "Cold Pizza" is suing the sports network, claiming she was fired after complaining about sexual harassment by the show's host and one of its regular panelists. In the lawsuit, which also names ESPN host Jay Crawford and sports commentator Woody Paige, Rita Ragone claims that Paige pinched and fondled her and she was subjected to crude sexual comments from Crawford.



Ragone, a makeup artist and hair stylist from the Bronx, claimed Paige once grabbed her backside so forcefully, she was "propelled forward and into the air."

Now THAT'S a pinch! (Paige denies the claim.) We're not sure how one grabs someone's buttocks so hard that it propels them into the air, but if anyone could figure it out, man, it would have to be Professor Paige.

NYC Makeup Artist Sues ESPN, Claiming She Was Sexually Harassed