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TMZ: Video Shows Siegfried and Roy’s Roy Horn Sexually Assaulting Male Employees

Looks like John Travolta’s not the only star facing accusations of sexual shenanigans: Roy Horn, one half of the world-famous animal-taming duo Siegfried and Roy has been caught on video “groping employees, grabbing their junk and squeezing their nipples,” according to TMZ.

A video from 2010 allegedly shows the 68-year-old Horn, who was seriously maimed by a tiger in 2003, being sexually aggressive with three male aides:

* As a caretaker helps Roy to the bathroom, Horn shoves his hand into the man’s butt crack in an aggressive manner

* On another trip to the bathroom, Roy thrusts his rear end into the male caretaker’s crotch

* In two clips, Roy grabs the genitals of two male caretakers

* Roy goes under the shirt of one caretaker and appears to tweak his nipples. The caretaker appears to writhe in pain

* It appears Roy gets frustrated with one of the caretakers and violently whips him with an oxygen tube

* Roy manhandles one of the caretakers and forcibly kisses him on the mouth

The male caretakers, who all say they’re straight, are suing Horn for sexual assault.  They would’ve filed criminal charges but the statute of limitations ran out.

What we wanna know is: Who filmed all this?

Photos: R. Scott Hooper, TMZ

By:           Dan Avery
On:           May 24, 2012
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  • 39 Comments
    • Tomm
      Tomm

      Ew.

      May 24, 2012 at 1:10 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Lasatekas
      Lasatekas

      What da hell. If there really is a video , he’s screwed.

      May 24, 2012 at 1:11 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • nikko
      nikko

      Nothing like a gay man in power making a jackass of himself and a laughingstock toward his sexuality. I generally disliked my past gay managers.

      May 24, 2012 at 1:23 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • nomi
      nomi

      aw hell, let him have his fun. he’s on his way out and crippled. he should hire more “understanding” help.

      May 24, 2012 at 2:06 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Ogre Magi
      Ogre Magi

      He might have suffered brain damage when his cat mauled him

      May 24, 2012 at 2:24 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Spike
      Spike

      Actually, according to TMZ . .

      “A graphic video showing Roy Horn of Siegfried and Roy groping employees, grabbing their junk and squeezing their nipples is being shopped … TMZ has learned.”

      The tape is for sale, nobody is suing the guy. Yet again top notch reporting by Queerty.

      As for who would want to see such a tape, go figure.

      May 24, 2012 at 3:21 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • RomanHans
      RomanHans

      @nikko: You’re a homophobic idiot — which is sad if you’re homosexual. Nobody would say they “generally disliked” heterosexual bosses, so the reverse is equally dumb.

      May 24, 2012 at 3:51 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • 2wheels2four
      2wheels2four

      Roy did suffer brain damage as the result of a stroke he had due to the mauling. Lack of appropriate boundaries and executive brain function is a sad but common result. This man is most likely NOT a sexual predator, but rather, he is exhibiting the effects of brain damage. And Travolta proved he was on the other side of the continent when the twink massage therapist accused him of inappropriate contact, and the case has been dropped. Sorry to piss on journalistic sensationalism with boring facts.

      May 24, 2012 at 5:52 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Axel Rod
      Axel Rod

      @RomanHans: I’ve hated many of my straight supervisors mainly because they were assholes.

      May 24, 2012 at 5:54 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Indi X Edwards Roughsedge
      Indi X Edwards Roughsedge

      yuk, Queerty. Bottom feeding journalism again.

      May 24, 2012 at 6:08 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • fanboi
      fanboi

      why do these people sexually assault straight people? They have enough money to keep a masseuse or personal assistant who will sign a confidentiality agreement and doesn’t mind putting out for a bonus.

      May 24, 2012 at 6:11 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Joe
      Joe

      Roy is so horny; clearly they are wealthy enough to hire some gay for pay friendly help. I recommend they hire some cute male nurses from overseas such as the Philippines or Germany, sure they will get treated nice.

      May 24, 2012 at 6:14 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • karen kalpin
      karen kalpin

      more understanding? If you were a female caretaker of a handicapped straight man who did those things to you would you think it’s ok? Sexual assault is illegal and with good reason. He should be charged – the same as anyone else.

      May 24, 2012 at 6:28 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Ann Mason
      Ann Mason

      @Ogre Magi: That occurred to me, too. Now that the public has been told about these allegations, we’ll just remember the allegations and never know what really happened. Supposedly, there are video recordings, and there are likely to be questions about who was videotaping and why. All the public will read or hear is the sensational story reported in the media. There are many similar civil cases, but the suits against Roy Horn and John Travolta will stand out because they are public figures. All we can be sure of is someone gets hurt in every case. If the person filing a claim is telling the truth, that person has been harmed. If the claim is a lie, the falsely accused person is hurt. There are no winners.

      May 24, 2012 at 6:37 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Hephaestion
      Hephaestion

      This is very sad. It sounds like he has brain damage, but why was this permitted to go on for so long? He needs to hire gay aides who should be told that his brain damage causes him to do bizarre & sexually aggressive things.

      May 24, 2012 at 6:51 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • mjmallows
      mjmallows

      Almost a decade ago! And who can say that the agrieved parties were not very willing to play, and they’re just looking for a quick buck?

      go well

      May 24, 2012 at 7:14 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Scott Amundsen
      Scott Amundsen

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      I am not saying it did not happen; in point of fact I don’t really care all that much one way or another. But it does beg the question: why did they wait until the statute of limitations was past on the criminal case to file civil charges??

      That being said, it is entirely possible that brain damage was involved, but if that was the case one would think they would have been warned regarding possible inappropriate behavior.

      At any rate I smell fish and it ain’t fresh. It has the distinct smell of extortion.

      May 24, 2012 at 7:15 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Scott Amundsen
      Scott Amundsen

      “The male caretakers, who all say they’re straight, are suing Horn for sexual assault. They would’ve filed criminal charges but the statute of limitations ran out.”

      I am not saying it did not happen; in point of fact I don’t really care all that much one way or another. But it does beg the question: why did they wait until the statute of limitations was past on the criminal case to file civil charges??

      That being said, it is entirely possible that brain damage was involved, but if that was the case one would think they would have been warned regarding possible inappropriate behavior.

      At any rate I smell fish and it ain’t fresh. It has the distinct smell of extortion.

      May 24, 2012 at 7:17 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • DouggSeven
      DouggSeven

      @Indi X Edwards Roughsedge:
      Lulz – you said ‘Queerty’ and ‘journalism’ in the line.

      May 24, 2012 at 8:08 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • DouggSeven
      DouggSeven

      @Indi X Edwards Roughsedge:
      Lulz – you said ‘Queerty’ and ‘journalism’ in the same line.

      May 24, 2012 at 8:08 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • D9W
      D9W

      What about all those straight ladies in the nursing home that to try to grab the gay Certified Nursing Assistants privates? Where’s the OMG for people like them? I am sorry but this is just one part of human sexuality that comes out inappropriately when normal personal social boundaries go out the window with the onset of dementia. Example would be the old gal that tries to jump in bed with all the men in the nursing home. My favorite example of this is my friend’s grandmother chasing her minister around her living room, because she wanted some tail. My friend was not amused, neither was the minister, but if you bother to take a college level human sexuality classes you will hear storied about these things. Before you get your panties in a bunch, I do admit this is inappropriate behavior, but even when people mental boundaries break down we still crave touch. Part of getting trained in handling people like this is knowing how to not put yourself in the cross hairs of getting groped, or spanked, or something else. As for the Roy using the O2 as a whip, this only shows he’s acting out his frustration of not having control of his life- even in our old age when everything is taken away from us, we still have a need for dignity, and like a three year old, sometimes we don’t know how to go about maintaining it. No it’s not fun to be on the receiving end of this frustration. But then I have to ask what training did his caretakers received? They should have known better. It takes a special person to walk in someone else’s shoes.

      May 24, 2012 at 8:36 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • LaTeesha
      LaTeesha

      I knew he didn’t die from the attack, but truthfully I thought he died a few years ago from the effects of his injuries. Oops.

      May 24, 2012 at 8:41 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Ogre Magi
      Ogre Magi

      @Ann Mason: Moral to the story: Don’t mess with pussy

      May 24, 2012 at 9:52 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jerry6
      Jerry6

      Leave the guy alone. He was nearly killed entertaining a crowd that hopped something would go wrong with the animals; And it did. Now he is virtual invalid. So he groped you. big deal. Shut your mouth.

      May 24, 2012 at 9:56 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • JEFFUWS
      JEFFUWS

      ugh someone please destroy this films ASAP

      May 24, 2012 at 11:03 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Daez
      Daez

      @karen kalpin: Actually, it comes with the job when you are a caretaker no matter what your gender is, and most times there is little legal recourse. You simply get reassigned.

      May 24, 2012 at 11:34 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • kuy
      kuy

      Why is it important that the aids are straight?

      May 24, 2012 at 11:52 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dave
      Dave

      Oh please make it true. I want to see this site spin it’s top. Where can we find the video for gaud sakes?

      May 24, 2012 at 11:55 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Max
      Max

      Honestly, this guy has probably lost it. he is old, in bad shape, nearly died, and I am sure his brain is probably detoriating (sp?) My grandfather in his old age would constantly grab his caretakers too.. They would slap him and tell him no. NOT THAT I AM CONDONING IT! After a while we got him male caretakers and it stopped. So my question is: why haven’t they gotten female caretakers with bodies like Gorgeous George? Case settled. I mean please stop feeding the stereo type of old gay men needing hot younger men around. Thats gross and inappropriate anyway. I am sure there are allot of qualified, strong, unattractive older women/lesbians that can do this job!

      May 25, 2012 at 1:21 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • MKisNE
      MKisNE

      Hmm I wanna see the video. Not for sexual reasons, but for *OMFG I wanna see that* reasons. And it sounds like he needs to get that tiger sized checkbook out.

      May 25, 2012 at 2:04 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • MKisNE
      MKisNE

      @kuy: You make a good point, and still it kind of is. Gay people sometimes are more comfortable with each other in that aspect. Even when it is annoying.

      May 25, 2012 at 2:06 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Christopher
      Christopher

      Video is most compelling evidence, as a paralegal, I feel sorry for Roy, and we cannot make excuse nor exception for bad behavior. Roy, honey I love you, I do, but get your checkbook, as a fellow member of the gay family, I am soooooooooooooo disgusted. Really?!?

      May 25, 2012 at 2:41 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • queertypie
      queertypie

      @Hephaestion: So it’s ok for a “gay aide” to be groped and sexually assaulted?

      May 25, 2012 at 2:50 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • queertypie
      queertypie

      I work as a CNA (certified nursing assistant) in a nursing home/rehabilitation facility and believe me, it wouldn’t be “gay fun” to have your nipples tweeked or your butt crack groped. I’ve cared for many, many mentally altered residents from altzheimer’s to dementia and I’ve been hit, punched, and almost bitten. I don’t care if you’re Bradley Cooper, it isn’t a day at Disneyland. I’m taking care of people as a professional with a skilled training background. I’m not there to be the receiving end of anyone’s sexual or “playful” outbursts.

      May 25, 2012 at 3:04 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Calvin
      Calvin

      typical gay perv

      May 25, 2012 at 8:42 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Charli
      Charli

      Ahhhh…. Women have been putting up with str8 males shit for years.
      That’s until a gay woman comes around and puts a boot in their ass!

      May 25, 2012 at 10:56 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Scott Amundsen
      Scott Amundsen

      This whole thing has a sleazy feel to it. If this alleged video actually exists, why didn’t the alleged victims go to the police immediately and file harassment charges? Why wait years so that the statute of limitations has run out, and only now, years later, file a civil case in an obvious attempt to extort money, when they could just as easily have walked off the job back when the alleged harassment happened, or if it really was that bad, they should have filed a criminal case.

      This is more about money than it is about sexual harassment; it is so obvious I wouldn’t blame a judge for laughing them right out of court.

      Produce the video or STFU. That man will never recover from what happened to him nine years ago and whatever he may have done, this strikes me as kicking a man when he’s down.

      As my late father, a man whose wisdom I grow to respect more and more with each passing day, often observed, “When in doubt, follow the money.”

      May 25, 2012 at 11:21 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • frickeepoo
      frickeepoo

      @RomanHans: I would, however, say that many of my heterosexual supervisors have generally disliked me because I am gay.

      May 25, 2012 at 12:06 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Scott Amundsen
      Scott Amundsen

      @frickeepoo: Been there done that.

      ;)

      May 25, 2012 at 12:11 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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