Terry Crews is going into detail about the alleged sexual assaulted he experienced by Adam Venit, a well-known Hollywood agent who is the head of the motion picture department at William Morris Endeavor. Crews, who starred on Brooklyn Nine-Nine, says he filed a police report last week against Venit. As previously reported, Crews claims that the man groped him while at an event that he attended with his wife, Rebecca King-Crews, and Adam Sandler in February 2016. Crews also pointed out that Venit is Sandler, Eddie Murphy and Sylvester Stallone’s agent.
He’s connected to probably everyone I know in the business. I did not know this man. I have never had a conversation with him, ever. I knew of him …The first time I ever had an interaction with him was at this event.
Recalling what happened, Crews says that he first noticed Venit at the party because he was making faces at him.
I’m looking at him and he’s basically staring at me and he’s sticking his tongue — just overtly sexual kind of tongue moves. And I’m looking like, ‘Is this a joke? I don’t understand.’ It was actually so bizarre. And he keeps coming over to me. I stick my hand out and he literally takes his hand and puts it, squeezes my genitals. And I jump back like, ‘Hey, hey!’ … I go, ‘Dude, what are you doing?’
Crews says that he actually did it more than one time during the event.
And then he comes back again and he just won’t stop. Then I really got forceful, pushed him back, he bumps into all the other partygoers and he starts giggling and laughing.
I have never felt more emasculated, more objectified. I was horrified.
Crews says he approached Sandler about Venit’s alleged behavior.
I went over to Adam right then and there and said, ‘Man, come get your boy. What is his problem?’
He said that Sandler didn’t understand it either because it was
bizarre to both of us. My wife is right there. He was acting so weird and so strange that I put myself in-between him and my wife.
I will not be shamed. I did nothing wrong. Nothing. What kind of man would I be to tell my kids, ‘If someone touches you where you don’t want to, tell someone’ if I’m not doing it myself?