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Former ESPN Executive Denies Masturbating In Front Of Erin Andrews In Weirdest Lawsuit Ever

Source: Dan Fogarty / SportsGrid.com

Keith Clinkscales, a former ESPN senior vice president who left the company last month, has filed a lawsuit that claims a colleague defamed him in a Deadspin story. There are two very weird things about the lawsuit.

One, Clinkscales filed it before the story came out, meaning he was suing someone over something that did not yet exist. Two, the lawsuit denies that he ever masturbated in front of ESPN sideline reporter Erin Andrews on an airplane.

Last month, ESPN disbanded its Content Development department, of which Clinkscales (pictured left) was the head. Shortly thereafter, Deadspin received a tip from the husband of one of the people who had worked in Content Development. The employee’s husband told them that the whole department, and the 25 people who worked there, had been terminated simply to get rid of Clinkscales.

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