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Elton John accused of sexual harassment, battery

Posted at 8:16 AM, Mar 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-30 12:06:51-04

Elton John, who is a headline performer at Caesars Palace on the Las Vegas Strip, is at the center of a sexual harassment scandal.

The singer is being sued by his former personal security guard for sexual harassment and battery.

CNN is reporting that the security guard claims John touched him in an "unwelcome" manner over the course of several years

John's attorney is calling the lawsuit "baseless."

The former guard was a Los Angeles police officer at the time and began working for John as an off-duty security guard in 2002.

The lawsuit was filed in Los Angeles Superior Court.

John began performing in The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in 2004.