A Michigan state senator who said boys could 'have a lot of fun' with a female reporter has now been accused of sexual harassment

Business Insider | 1/21/2020 | Paulina Cachero
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Michigan Sen. Peter Lucido came under fire last week for telling a female reporter that a group of high school boys could "have a lot of fun" with her.

Fellow state Sen. Mallory McMorrow filed a sexual harassment complaint against Lucindo on Tuesday, Crain's Detroit Business first reported.

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McMorrow alleged Lucido suggested she only beat an incumbent senator because of her looks and touched her for a long period of time that made her feel "uncomfortable."

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A Michigan senator who came under fire for telling a female reporter that high school boys could "have a lot of fun" with her now faces allegations of sexual harassment from a fellow state senator, as Crain's Detroit Business first reported.

Sen. Mallory McMorrow, 33, filed a sexual harassment complaint with the Senate Business Office on Tuesday regarding an encounter with Sen. Peter Lucido, 59, that took place when she introduced herself to Lucido during a new senator orientation in 2018.

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In her complaint, McMorrow wrote that she hoped to prove that Sen. Lucido's behavior is "not a one-off, misunderstood occurrence... but a pattern of behavior intended to demean women at the workplace and abuse a position of power."

McMorrow accused Lucido of suggesting she only beat the incumbent senator because of her appearance while, at the same time, he held her lower back for a prolonged period of time.

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"He shook my hand and, with his other hand, held my low back with his fingers on my hips, effectively upper rear, and we had a back-and-forth conversation," McMorrow told Crain's about the encounter that occurred days after the 2018 midterm elections.

McMorrow added that she felt "uncomfortable" by the prolonged touch and felt she could not move away from Lucido during their conversation.

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When McMorrow told Lucido she had won against the incumbent...
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