Just days after announcing her lawsuit against her co-stars for assault and defamation, Danielle Staub now finds herself on the receiving end of karma a new lawsuit being filed by her former sex tape partner.
RadarOnline is reporting today that Steve Zalewski, is suing the reality star for defamation of character and harassment. Steve is the same ex that tried to sell a sex tape of he and Danielle a year ago, but was unsuccessful as Danielle won an injunction to stop the release of the tape so she could shop around a better quality one less than a year later. Steve appeared on the 1st season of the Bravo show as Danielle’s “boyfriend.”
The basis of the lawsuit stems from Danielle’s comments about Steve on this season of the RHONJ. In the episode titled “Play at Your Own Risk”, Danielle claims that Steve had filmed the sex tape without her knowledge or consent, much to the non-belief of her fellow co-stars.
Steve’s attorney, Nase Naumoski, denies Danielle’s claims, telling Radar that Danielle absolutely knew about the sex tape and even filmed parts of it herself! Naumoski also adds that they have emails & texts messages that show Danielle knew about the tape & was actually all for it.
Naumoski continues that such claims that Danielle didn’t consent or know of such a tape made his client look like an out right criminal.
RadarOnline also spoke to Steve who says because of the episode, “I have people come up to me in restaurants telling me I’m going to hell, I’m not a good person. I try to explain to people I didn’t do anything wrong. She would send me video texts of her playing with her self, I have nothing to do with that.”
Steve adds, “Basically I want her to stop lying and ruining people’s lives, she’s really out of her mind, there’s something wrong with her. She plays the victim and says everyone is out to get her, but it’s really the other way around.”
Below is a photo of Steve with Danielle -
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