Updated April 29, 2018 – 12:55
Steve Wynn is suing a former Wynn Las Vegas barber for libel.
Wynn filed a lawsuit on Thursday in the Clark Country District court against Jorgen Nielsen, one of two people who go for the blockbuster article from the January 26 Wall Street Journal, which claimed that the Mogul casino female employees for decades sexually molested.
Nielsen was quoted in the Journal article as saying that "everyone was petrified" by Wynn. The stylist told the newspaper that he and other employees informed corporate executives about the harassment, but nobody was there to help us. 19659005 The article garnered national attention and sparked a chain reaction that forced the casino mogul to resign as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer on February 6, selling its $ 2.1 billion in Wynn Resorts in late March.
& # 39; & # 39; By falsely accusing Mr. Wynn of the sexual misconduct in the #MeToo era, the defendant Nielsen acted with the illegal to soil Mr. Wynn and create workplace problems for Mr. Wynn when he was in dispute with his ex-wife Elaine Wynn [Native's commentary Wynn hunted] One of the salon managers, until she locked herself in the bathroom, could not be true because the 76-year-old is legally blind and having trouble finding someone's hand to tremble, it is said in the lawsuit
Elsen is the personal hairstylist for Steve Wynn's ex-wife Elaine Wynn "and has been for years." Steve Wynn was in a fierce, six-year struggle Wynn has been involved with his ex-wife to control the shares of Wynn Resorts
Steve Wynn has said he believes Elaine Wynn was behind the WSJ article
and Nielsen a spokeswoman for Elaine Wynn could not be reached immediately.