CHICAGO •The man who created superheroes has been introduced right down to earth after a therapeutic massage therapist claimed that Stan Lee (above) had used her foot to rub his genitals.
Ms Maria Carballo filed a US$50,000 (S$65,000) civil swimsuit on Monday in Chicago, alleging that the incident arose in April final yr on the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place resort.
She mentioned Lee, 95, was on his abdomen for the primary therapeutic massage when he started to fondle himself.
According to the Chicago Tribune, he began moaning when she massaged his thighs so she ended the therapeutic massage.
She associated the incident to her employer, however reluctantly agreed to show up the subsequent day for one more session for concern of dropping her job.
Lee once more reacted the identical means when she massaged his thighs, she mentioned. She refused to proceed, however he demanded that she did so.
This time, she used her toes as an alternative of her arms for the therapeutic massage. She mentioned he grabbed her foot and rubbed it in opposition to his genitals.
She then walked out.
Lee is behind a roster of iconic superheros resembling Spider-Man, Fantastic Four, Black Panther and X-Men.