Favre hand in the cookie jar...again!

Two former New York Jets massage therapists filed a lawsuit against Brett Favre alleging sexual harassment by the QB when he played for the team in 2008.

Christina Scavo and Shannon O'Toole alleged in a suit filed in New York, and first reported by ABC News, that Favre mistreated them and made unwanted sexual advances during his tenure with the team. They included the Jets and their therapists manager, Lisa Ripi, in the suit as defendants and alleged the team created a culture that was "a hot bed of sexual harassment, sexism and inappropriate behavior."

Brett FavreCAPTIONBy Andrew Weber, US Presswire
Favre was fined $50,000 by the NFL last week for failure to cooperate in an investigation into allegations of sending inappropriate messages to former Jets gameday host Jenn Sterger. The NFL did not find that Favre broke league rules about workplace conduct as part of that investigation, but scolded him for not being more forthcoming in the investigation.

On Sunday, Favre, 41, reiterated that he intends to retire from the NFL after missing the third of the past four games for the Minnesota Vikings because of injury.

Among the allegations included in the suit Scavo and O'Toole filed:

•Scavo said Favre treated her like a "hanging slab of meat" and asked her to engage in three-way sex with her and another therapist. She also said that Favre texted another therapist asking her and Scavo to "get together."
•In the suit, Scavo alleged that Favre sent a text message saying: "Brett here, you and Crissy want to get together, I'm all alone." ... He went on in another message, the suit said: "Kinda lonely tonight, I guess I have bad intentions."
•Scavo's husband, Joseph Scavo, claimed he demanded an apology from Favre but was rebuffed. After that, Scavo claimed that the Jets refused to employ her or O'Toole again.
•Joseph Scavo alleged that Ripi rebuked his wife for not trying to manage their issues with Favre with her help. The lawsuit claims that Ripi told Scavo: "I've been up there 13 years without anything that happened to me on tmz...cause it was handled internally the way it should be."

This article is by USA TODAY's Sean Lahey

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