Former MLB All-Star and World Series Champion, Lenny Dykstra has been stricken with accusations of sexual harassment.
The story broke as Caroline Heldman, an associate professor of politics at Occidental College in L.A. reported that Dykstra has been sexually explicit with her.
This is not the first time she dropped a sexual harassment claim, as she also swung at Fox News’ Eric Bolling for the very same reason.
As a result, Bolling was suspended for the network, awaiting further development in his case.
Heldman took to Facebook recently, to say that Dykstra made a pass at her when she visited Fox News for an appearance.
“On March 20, 2011, Lenny Dykstra persistently asked me to a party and told me that he gets ‘sexually aroused when I talk politics.’ He also harassed the make-up artist who was curling my hair at the time,” Heldman explained.
Heldman assures that she turned down Dykstra, spiking up anger in him, to the point where he grabbed a hold of her wrist.
She also pointed out the athlete looked ‘high’ at the time.
“I’m a trained martial artist, and it took a lot of self-control not to respond to his physical violence in kind,” she told Philly.com. “Instead, I broke the wrist grab and told him to leave.”
Interestingly enough, Dykstra didn’t indulge her allegations.
“She’s just one of many, dude. She got to get on the space shuttle,” Dykstra said.
He said she was an attention seeker, which was apparently a habit of hers.
“Mr. Dkystra is absolutely wrong that my coming forward is about getting attention,” Heldman responded. “This is about using my voice to stand in truth on behalf of women and men who have faced similar circumstances and are not able to come forward.”
Dykstra, 54, often appeared on Fox News and Fox Business, to promote his business.
Dykstra, who was a reigning champion with the Mets in 1986, was previously held in a house arrest in May 2011, due to bankruptcy fraud indictment charges.