Comic in clear over 'genital assault'

Case against Andy Dick dropped

A man who claimed Andy Dick hit him in the face with his genitals is dropping his lasuit against the US comic.

Robert Tucker alleged that Dick took out his genitals at a comedy club in Dallas, Texas in 2010, and planted them on his face.

He had sought unspecified damages, insisting he was left 'degraded and humiliated' in front of the work colleagues who had come with him to the show and who subsequently 'harassed and ridiculed' him over the incident.

According to the initial lawsuit, the 'assault' happened when Tucker asked Dick for an autograph as the comic was dressed in drag.

Instead, the initial papers claimed, Dick 'took control of Plaintiff's head with his left hand and pulled down his costume skirt with right hand, exposing the fact that he was not wearing underwear beneath the skirt. Defendant Dick then, while still controlling Plaintiff's head with his hand, forced his genitals against the left side of Plaintiff's face. Plaintiff immediately pulled away.'

But Tucker has now dismissed his claims and will not re-file it.

Published: 29 Mar 2013

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