According to the lawsuit, Haskell complained about the job requirements on multiple occasions, but was told by Moon that if she didn't want to do what was asked of her, then he'd "find someone else who was" willing.
A woman in California has made some serious allegations against Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon in a lawsuit that was filed on Wednesday.
He appeared in nine Pro Bowls and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2006. The lawsuit also alleges that Moon grabbed Haskell's crotch while she was sleeping during a business trip in Seattle.
In her role as Moon's personal assistant, Haskell says she traveled with Moon on a weekly basis for speaking engagements and charity events.
Neither Sports 1 Marketing, of which Mr. Moon is the president, nor the Seattle Seahawks, for whom Mr. Moon is a broadcaster, had immediate comment. Before that, he played six seasons in the Canadian Football League.
The Seahawks have accepted announcer Warren Moon's request to take a leave from his position.
He starred for the Houston Oilers from 1984 to 1993, when he set numerous passing records, and also played for the Minnesota Vikings, Seattle Seahawks and Kansas City Chiefs during his long career before retiring in 2000 at age 44.
Though Moon has been accused of sexual misconduct and domestic abuse before, this is the first time he has gone under the spotlight in the post-Weinstein era of hyper-awareness towards powerful men sexually harassing and assaulting women.
Moon, 61, was involved in a handful of controversies during his National Football League playing days with the Houston Oilers (now the Titans), where he starred as quarterback from 1984-93, and with the Vikings, Seahawks and Chiefs before retiring in 2000.
Two months after that, Moon was arrested in Texas after the quarterback's wife, Felicia, told police that he had slapped and choked her in their mansion near Houston. Moon was acquitted of the charges after a jury spent less than a half-hour deliberating in 1996.
"She was expecting to further her career in the sports marketing industry", Fitzgerald added. They divorced in 2001. "She had no idea that her job duties were going to involve that kind of perverse protocol".