'Glee' Star Mark Salling Denies Sexual Assault Claims

The Glee star's ex-girlfriend is claiming that he forced unprotected sex and had a physical altercation with her when she confronted him about his STD status

Mark Salling, who plays Noah "Puck" Puckerman on Glee, denies the claims of an ex-girlfriend who says he forced her into having unprotected sex.

Roxanne Gorzela is suing Salling for acts of assault that allegedly occurred in March 2011. At that point, she writes in her lawsuit, she had been dating the TV star for five months. Gorzela says that they were hooking up before she had to go on a trip to Canada, and she told Salling she'd have sex with him if he put on a condom. Salling, allegedly, proceeded without the condom, despite his girlfriend's protests.

Allegedly, Gorzela spent the next few days "overwhelmed with anxiety" about the possibility of an STD, especially since Salling wouldn't respond to her phone calls or texts.

Things reportedly took an even worse turn when Gorzela went to Salling's home to confront him in person. Not only did she find him in bed with another woman -- but when she asked him about his STD status, he allegedly responded by grabbing her and pushing her to the ground. She filed a police report that same day. Now, she is suing Salling for sexual battery, assault-and-battery, negligence and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

Although Gorzela claims that she suffered "severe and substantial mental and emotional distress, humiliation, fear, apprehension, anxiety and anguish" because of Salling, the actor says that her lawsuit is entirely without merit.

"There is no truth to this," Salling's publicist told TMZ. "It's the textbook case of a disgruntled girl looking to cash in on a TV star's success."

Connect with Us
Follow Our Pins

Yummy recipes, DIY projects, home decor, fashion and more curated by iVillage staffers.

Follow Our Tweets

The very dirty truth about fashion internships... DUN DUN @srslytheshow http://t.co/wfewf

On Instagram

Behind-the-scenes pics from iVillage.

Best of the Web