Sandra Lee reacted to the newest sexual harassment allegations in opposition to her former longtime boyfriend, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, with simply three shocked phrases: “Oh my God.”
Lee, 54, made the comment however declined to remark additional when requested by The Put up a couple of New York Occasions piece revealed Saturday wherein former Cuomo staffer Charlotte Bennett accused the governor of a collection of off-color remarks that left her satisfied he “needed to sleep with” her.
Bennett, 25, spoke out lower than every week after one other ex-Cuomo staffer, Lindsey Boylan, 36, detailed her personal sexual harassment allegations in opposition to the 63-year-old governor, together with that he kissed her lips with out warning.
Cuomo on Sunday chalked it as much as making office “jokes” that he stated might be construed as “undesirable flirtation,” however denied any unhealthy intentions — and insisted he by no means had any inappropriate bodily contact with anybody.
As Bennett’s allegations got here to gentle late Saturday, Lee posted a photograph of a serene California beachfront scene on Instagram with the message, “Sending everybody peace and loving therapeutic regards from Malibu! One of the best sunsets ever thank God for the Ocean!”
The movie star chef and Meals Community fixture first started relationship Cuomo in 2005, following his divorce from Kerry Kennedy, with whom he shares three daughters.
Since, Cuomo has made no secret of the truth that he’s searching for love.
His administration agreed late Sunday to let state Lawyer Common Letitia James discover an impartial investigator to probe the sexual harassment allegations.
Further reporting by Aaron Feis