LA Kings have suspended the man who dresses as their mascot, Bailey the lion, after a lady recorded a sexual harassment claim against him. The offended party is a previous representative with Kings Ice Crew, a gathering of brand representatives who lead fan exercises and different projects to advance the group. She blames Tim Smith for sexually hassling her and afterward terminating her after she grumbled.
The claim, which additionally names the group itself and Kings proprietor AEG Corp., looks for more than $1 million in harms. The lady who documented the grumbling was approached to come back to her activity after Smith terminated her, however she asserts the harassment proceeded and she had to stop. This is at any rate the second sexual harassment claim recorded against Smith since he joined the Kings association over 10 years back. He was sued in 2017 for purportedly touching a man’s rear end during a lift ride at the Kings’ field a year sooner. The claim was settled in 2018.