The great-grandson of Three Stooges star Moe Howard filed a $100 million lawsuit against late Paramount Chief Brad Grey, pictured right, and the former president of MTV.
Rovier Carrington, pictured left, accused Viacom of covering up the rape scandal involving Grey. In the complaint, Grey is accused of sexually assaulting Carrington on separate occasions.
Carrington claims Grey, who died of cancer in 2017, assaulted him in December 2010 at the Polo Lounge in Beverly Hills.
Court documents obtained by The Hollywood Reporter details incidents of coercion, violence and sexual misconduct by Grey.
"Grey indicated to Carrington that if he did not have sex with him, he would destroy any chance plaintiff had of building a career in the entertainment industry," the lawsuit filed in Manhattan Supreme Court states.
"Grey demanded Carrington drink alcohol to make it easier, at which point he proceeded to pour the spirit down Carrington's throat, ripped off his clothes, and proceeded to anally rape him, without a condom."
After the assault, Carrington said Grey threatened him and tried to trick him into signing a nondisclosure agreement.
According to the NY Daily News, Carrington claims that in May and June of 2011, Viacom's human resources department contacted him "several times." He was asked to sign a non-disclosure agreement and told he would receive "an envelope filled with money."
He said he refused to sign and that an alleged deal he had to produce his reality TV series "The Life of a Trendsetter" was canceled by Paramount Pictures.
Carrington said he was also blacklisted from the studio's parent company Viacom and he was unable to find work in Hollywood.
Carrington claims Brian Graden, former MTV president, contacted him on social media in September 2014 and offered to contact Viacom honcho Sumner Redstone on his behalf to get the blacklist lifted - but only if Carrington agreed to have sex with him.
Carrington says Graden told him the offer was "his only option if he wanted to work in the entertainment industry" again.
Carrington is seeking damages between $15 million and $100 million, according to the Daily News.