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UPDATE: New woman accuses Steve Wynn of sexual harassment

Posted at 12:02 PM, Mar 19, 2018

UPDATE MARCH 23: In a statement made through attorney Lisa Bloom, another former Wynn Las Vegas employee is accusing Steve Wynn of sexual harassment.

According to the statement, the woman was a dancer in Showstoppers, a show at the Wynn Las Vegas, from 2014 through 2016. It is said that the dancers had to oblige with unusual requests when Wynn was around their rehearsals.

"Showstoppers was not a nude nor a semi-nude show," said Bloom.
"During rehearsals, dancers would normally wear jazz pants, tank tops, or other casual fitness wear. Yet when Mr. Wynn stopped in on the rehearsals, which he did often when he was in town, the female dancers were instructed immediately to strip down to bras and panties, put on heels, and apply extra makeup so as to be sexually appealing to Mr. Wynn.
Mr. Wynn would then sit in the front row of the theater and leer while the female performers danced particularly physically revealing segments of the show."

Bloom says her client and other dancers felt disgusted and humiliated by these request. She says her client was punished for not accepting these request and it went as far as her being removed from shows completely.

This is just the latest sexual misconduct claim against the casino mogul. These allegations have forced him to sell all shares in his Wynn Resort company as of March 23.

ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Attorneys for embattled casino mogul Steve Wynn say in court documents that he brokered a settlement with a second woman who accused him of sexual misconduct more than a decade ago.

The documents received earlier this month in state court in Las Vegas say Wynn recently went to the FBI to accuse the woman of trying to extort him by threatening to go public with details from the 2006 settlement.

Lawyer Lisa Bloom, who represents the woman, says her client denies the extortion allegations.

The Associated Press generally doesn't name people who say they are victims of sexual misconduct.

Wynn resigned as chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts last month amid allegations from several women that he denied.

The FBI declined to confirm Monday whether it has investigated.