Jenna Morasca, Ex-Survivor Winner, Arrested After Biting Police Officer

They say never to bite the hand of the one who feeds you.

But former Survivor champion Jenna Morasca has learned a similar lesson the hard way:

Never bite the hand of a police officer and… that’s it. Just never bite the hand of a police officer.

The 37-year-old – who won Survivor: The Amazon in 2003 and who also participated on The Amazing Race Season 19 – was arrested last month for DUI and drug possession.

And the circumstances surrounding her arrest are both disturbing and sort of hilarious.

According to official law enforcement documents, Morasca was found unconscious on January 25 while sitting in a running SUV that was parked at a stop sign in Washington, Pennsylvania.

The female passenger in this vehicle was spotted by cops placing a Ziploc-style bag with syringes in her purse.

From there, officers gave Morasca multiple doses of Narcan, which is an overdose reversal drug that eventually worked:

Jenna woke up and was placed on a stretcher prior to going in an ambulance.

But Morasca was described on the scene by officers as “combative,” with the official report reading as follows:

The female was actively resisting the medics who were assisting her and was also observed trying to bite the medics. I held the female’s head to the stretcher by placing my hand on her forehead.

At this point, Officer Keith Zenkovich says Morasca “did bite Officer Steiner on her right forearm.”

The reality star was eventually charged on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs and possession of narcotics paraphernalia.

Morasca is a Pennsylvania native.

She won the grand prize of $ 1 million at the conclusion of Survivor Season 6, which took place in the Amazon and which explains her vanity license plate.

According to the Pennsylvania police report, the SUV she was driving possesses said “AMAZON” across the rear end.

Jenna went on to compete on Survivor: All-Stars in 2004, but quit the series to be with her dying mother, who passed away from breast cancer days after she returned home.


Over the next few years, Morasca would remain a part of the reality television universe.

She competed on Fear Factor and also took part in the Amazing Race again with then-boyfriend and Survivor Season 3 winner Ethan Zohn.

They both also appeared together on the Food Network show Dinner: Impossible and on The Celebrity Apprentice Season 4 prior to splitting up in 2013 following a decade together.

Morasca is yet to comment on this arrest.


Nick Carter Accuser Melissa Schuman Reports Rape to Police

In November, Nick Carter was accused of sexual assault by Melissa Schuman. He responded to her harrowing, detailed description of their encounter by claiming that everything was consensual.

Melissa Schuman, who was a member of Dream, is doing more than making a public statement in her quest for justice.

She’s now taken matters to the police.

TMZ reports that Schuman has filed a police report against Nick Carter.

On Wednesday, she sat down with the Santa Monica police and gave her report on Nick Carter’s alleged sexual assault.

Her report will be handed off to the LAPD’s newly established Special Crimes unit, which was established in the wake of the Weinstein scandal.

(Remember how the LAPD was embarrassed beyond belief in the O.J. Simpson trial? These kinds of special departments are to make certain that history doesn’t repeat itself)

It remains to be seen whether this particular police report will actually lead to trial — because of the way that our court system is structured, only a minority of reported rapes see the inside of a courtroom.

But it sounds like Schuman has done all that she can, for the moment.

In 2002, when Melissa Schuman was 18 and Nick Carter was 22, Nick apparently expressed an interest in meeting her.

Though Melissa had a steady boyfriend, she says that her label thought that it would be great if she at least heard him out and hung out with him. So she went with a friend to his apartment.

After listening to some music, she says that the two of them began to kiss.

“After kissing for a moment, he took my hand and brought me into the bathroom adjacent to his office. He shut the door and we continued to kiss. I asked him what we were doing in there. He didn’t respond and continued to kiss me.”

This, folks, is when her story becomes upsetting.

“He then pick me up, put me on the bathroom counter and started to unbutton my pants. I told him I didn’t want to go any further. He didn’t listen. He didn’t care.”

If someone performs oral sex on a person without their consent, that is absolutely sexual assault.

“He told me, ‘Don’t worry, I won’t tell anybody.'”

That totally misses the point.

“I told him that’s not why I didn’t want to do it. He took off my pants anyway and then proceeded to perform oral sex on me. I told him to stop, but he didn’t.”

“He sat himself on the bathroom counter and asked me to perform oral sex on him. I declined, he was upset.”

From her description, it sounds like he had managed to completely ignore that Schuman was an unwilling participant.

“He told me, ‘I did it for you and it’s only right you do it for me.'”

Rules of reciprocity apply to consensual couples, folks. Not to what Schuman is describing.

“I felt scared and trapped. He was visually and clearly growing very angry and impatient with me. I couldn’t leave. It was evident to me, that i couldn’t leave.”

Most readers could logically assume that fear was a factor, but people always get the question of “why didn’t you leave,” and Schuman decided to go ahead and answer that.

“He was stronger and much bigger than me, and there was no way I would be able to open that door or have anyone help me. My friend couldn’t help me, I didn’t even know where she was.”

Which is when she says that she had no real choice but to give in to his demands.

“So when he placed my hand on his penis my thought was the only way to get out was to get him to finish what he had started. That’s where I saw myself, my reflection, watching myself do something that I was [sickened] by. Watching myself be assaulted, forced to engage in an act against my will.”

She says that it was then that Nick Carter took her into the bedroom, still keeping her away from everyone else.

“He threw me on the bed and climbed on top of me. Again, I told him that I was a virgin and I didn’t want to have sex. I told him that I was saving myself for my future husband. I said it over and over again.”

Schuman holds conservative Christian views but, to be clear, even someone who’s had a thousand sexual partners still requires consent. Obviously.

“He whispered in my ear as to entice me, ‘I could be your husband.'”

Gross. And missing the point.

“He was relentless, refusing to take my no’s for an answer. He was heavy, too heavy to get out from under him.”

That sounds so scary.

“Then I felt it, he put something inside of me. I asked him what it was and he whispered in my ear once more, ‘It’s all me baby.'”

Nick Carter responded to the rape accusations with a statement.

“I am shocked and saddened by Ms. Schuman’s accusations. Melissa never expressed to me while we were together or at any time since that anything we did was not consensual.”

He’s describing a very different evening than she did.

“We went on to record a song and perform together, and I was always respectful and supportive of Melissa both personally and professionally.”

Melissa mentioned that in her blog post, as being incredibly uncomfortable and the first time that she was forced to see him face-to-face after that.

“This is the first that I am hearing about these accusations, nearly two decades later. It is contrary to my nature and everything I hold dear to intentionally cause someone discomfort or harm.”

At the time of the alleged assault, Melissa Schuman said that she did attempt to report it — speaking to her manager.

Her manager then informed her that Nick Carter’s legal representation was the absolute best and that her case would be crushed, in the court of public opinion as well as in actual court, because she did not have the financial resources to defend herself against what a powerful litigation team could throw her way.

With the #MeToo movement opening more people’s eyes to the horrors of sexual harassment and assault, it’s more likely than ever before that Schuman’s story is reaching people — even people who once considered themselves Nick Carter’s fans.

It’s harder to tell how much traction she’ll get with the actual justice system.


Nicole Eggert Reports Scott Baio to Police for Alleged Sexual Abuse

In a recent interview with Megyn Kelly, Nicole Eggert detailed her accusations against Scott Baio. She accuses him of having sexually abused her “once a week” while she was 14 until she was 17 while the two of them were filming Charles in Charge.

Scott Baio, who is more than a decade older, has repeatedly denied her account, at one point claiming that they had sex once when she was 18, at another point insisting that he’d never seen her off of the set.

Now, Nicole Eggert is taking things a step forward by reporting her accusations to police.

In a statement to Daily News, Nicole Eggert’s lawyer, Lisa Bloom, reveals that her client has spoken with the LAPD and shared her accusations of seuxal abuse and molestation towards Scott Baio.

“Nicole answered all of their questions and told her story of sexual abuse by Scott Baio when she was a minor.”

The alleged molestation began when she was 14. Scott Baio is 11 years older than she is.

“We appreciate the Los Angeles police detectives’ interest in this case, and we will fully cooperate with their investigation.”

California’s laws regarding statutes of limitations with respect to child molestation are complicated and have changed multiple times over the decades, but speaking to the police now is not as fruitless as some may assume.

Lisa Bloom’ statement continues:

“Many have reached out to Nicole and me to say that they witnessed inappropriate behavior from Scott Baio when Nicole was underage.”

TMZ notes that Alexander Polinsky confirmed to police that he witnessed some of the alleged sexual abuse. 

Polinsky played Adam Powell on Charles in Charge. According to Nicole Eggert’s accusations, Scott Baio was often touching or groping her on set or pulling her into his lap.

“We provided those names to the police today.”

Having witnesses can be very helpful when someone intends to prove their case.

In case you need a grim refresher, Nicole Eggert describes the first incident with Scott Baio as having taken place in his garage when she was 14.

He would have been 25 at the time.

She says that he digitally penetrated her at the time, which was the start of the alleged sexual abuse that she says happened about once a week until she was 17.

Nicole says that it was when she was 17 that Scott Baio had penetrative sex with her, at which point their inappropriate (and illegal) relationship ended.

On top of the statutory rape allegation, Nicole admits that she was awestruck but also notes that Scott Baio was effectively her boss and allegedly cautioned her that, if anyone found out what they were doing, everyone on the show would lose their jobs.

“I remember her calling me and asking me to come over and coming in my house one time, and seducing me.” 

“Any normal heterosexual, red-blooded American guy, the outcome would have been the same.”

Interesting, Scott Baio went on Good Morning America and claimed that he never even saw Nicole off of the set.

That appears to be an interesting shift in his story.

Also interesting is that Scott Baio has accused Nicole Eggert of changing her story, citing an old interview during which Nicole did not share any upsetting details or suggest that anything untoward had happened with Baio until she was 18.

It’s worth noting that the man who interviewed her at that time confirmed to Megyn Kelly that Nicole became visibly upset after the interview; she had shared with him, off of the air, that she had not described 

Nicole says that, at that time, she simply wasn’t ready to come forward. That is common for survivors of sexual abuse.

So, remember how we said that statute of limitations laws are super complex in California?

When last we checked, their legislature is still debating the right way to go about them when it comes to childhood sexual abuse. It’s an important topic, particularly in a state that houses more than 12% of the US population. That’s a lot of kids, folks.

So, though the law has changed over the years, Nicole Eggert’s specific accusations can potentially go to a criminal trial.

Even though California has a 10 year statute of limitations for childhood sexual abuse, the crime can be prosecuted within one year of a survivor telling police, even after the 10 year period.

In case anyone wonders why this might be, it’s because it’s almost unheard of for someone to endure sexual abuse — which most often takes place at the hands of a family member, caretaker, or trusted family friend — until they turn 18, and them promptly march into a police station and report what happened.

Childhood sexual abuse is damaging, and a combination of shame and survival instincts often makes the people who survive it unwilling to talk about it until many years later — if then.

One year is not a long time to build a case, so we’ll see how this pans out for the LAPD investigators.


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Jen Selter Kicked Off Plane By Police For Not Staying Seated

Fitness model and social media influencer Jen Selter boasts over one million Twitter fans and nearly 12 million followers on Instagram.

Safe to say these American Airlines personnel, who kicked her off a flight from Miami to New York this weekend, aren't among them.

Selter, 24, and her sister were sitting on a delayed flight home for more than two and half hours, according to media reports.

Despite the order given to passengers to stay seated during this delay, she got something from the overhead compartment.

A flight attendant ordered her to sit down.

At that point, Selter refused, allegedly responding that there where two other passengers currently in line for the restroom.

Then it got weird, and heated. The flight attendant asked if she wished to get off the plane, to which Selter replied, “yes.”

Moments after, she was being asked by the captain to get off the plane … and refused, while starting to post videos on Twitter.

Selter is seen in one video admitting that she did say she wanted off, but insists that she was just being sarcastic at the time.

She continued to protest (see clip below) but police were called to the scene and she was eventually removed from the aircraft. 

“American Airlines calls the shots, they don’t want you to fly on their plane today,” a police officer told Jen before ousting her.

Selter, her sister, and another passenger who got into it, telling captain he was “harassing” Selter (below), were escorted out.

Selter shared a video in which another young woman says the flight attendants were harassing her for no apparent reason.

Jen captioned that clip:

“Here is a video of an innocent passenger who on her own decided to get off the plane based on how badly [they] treated us all.”

After the dust settled, Selter and her sister eventually took another American Airlines flight Sunday morning to New York City. 

Check out the scene below:

Jen selter kicked off plane