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November 18, 2018

Al Franken and Sylvester Stallone accused of indecent conduct

Alex Lloyd Gross Photo- Delaware Valley News.com Al Franklen in Philadelphia for the 2016 Democratic Convention.

By Alex Lloyd Gross

It seems that everyday, a new politician or  actor is being accused of being inappropriate with women. Today, November 17, 2017,  Senator Al Franken is accused of french kissing Leeann Tweedon and groping her during a USO tour in December of 2006. The tour was to help lift spirits of servicemen who were deployed. The two were part of a comedy routine. Tweendon was to be an emcee when Franken wrote a skit for them to do, that includes him kissing her.  During a rehearsal of the part, which  was written bout here by the former model.  When he came in for the kiss, it was no innocent peck. She was offended and told him so.Tweedon said she was ridiculed on the tour, and on the return flight home, Franken copped  a feel of her breasts, as she slept and got a photo of it. He has since apologized for it, saying it was “Not funny”.

Al Franken groping Leeann Tweedon

Franken was in Philadelphia last July, addressing the Democratic National Convention.  Currently, he is a United States Senator representing Minnesota. In his apology, he said he supports an ethics inquiry into the incident.Tweedon has since gone on to a career in broadcasting.

Sylvester Stallone, who made movies in Philadelphia, and even attended Lincoln High School is accused of  having sex with a 16 year old fan in Las Vegas. The fan, who is not identified said that while she would have consented to sex with Stallone, when the two were engaged in sexual contact, she was intimidated to give oral sex to his bodyguard Mike DeLuca. The girl said that DeLuca started to have sexual contact with her when she was with Stallone.  Stallone was 40 years old  at the time and was in Vegas to film the movie “Over the Top”, about arm wrestling.

Alex Lloyd Gross Photo- Delaware valley News.com Sylvester Stallone during a movie premiere in Philly.

The girl claimed in a police report that she was threatened with bodily harm if she reported or told about the sexual  exploits with anyone. She did eventually report it to the police, who filed a report. Due to the fact she felt ashamed and embarrassed, she declined to press charges.  Since no charges were pressed,  there were no arrests. Stallone, who is best known for his Rocky movies had no comment on the allegations.




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