Former San Diego mayor Bob Filner pleaded guilty Tuesday morning to three criminal charges related to the sexual harassment allegations that led to his resignation two months ago. Filner admitted committing one felony count of false imprisonment “by violence, fraud, menace, and deceit” and two counts of misdemeanor battery.
This just in: Man says something stupid about women.
San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, who has been accused of sexual harassment by 18 women, including a great-grandmother and a disabled Iraq war veteran's nurse, reached a settlement with city leaders on Wednesday. The deal will remain confidential until Friday, when it will be presented to the San Diego City Council.
Things are getting downright silly in the fight to depose San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, who currently stands accused of sexual harassment by more than a dozen women. In order to try and sate his critics, Filner promised to do a two-week stint of "intensive therapy," which he completed on Friday. When Filner got back to his office, however, he discovered that his chief of staff had changed the locks.
San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has flown the coop from two weeks of therapy designed to help him combat his urge to sexually harass women all the time. Filner was initially scheduled to be in therapy until August 19, but his chief of staff told reporters that the mayor started the program early and is now done.
San Diego Mayor Bob Filner began two weeks of intensive therapy yesterday in an effort to cure himself of a now infamous tendency to sexually harass practically any woman within grabbing distance. At last count, nine women (at least) had accused Filner of behaving inappropriately with them over the years. Today comes news of yet another harassment charge being leveled against the former 10-term Democratic congressman, and, well, it's a doozy.
The San Diego City Council will file a lawsuit against San Diego Mayor Bob Filner to recover any money the city has to pay as a result of the sexual harassment lawsuit filed by one of the mayor's former top aides. Filner announced last Friday that he's taking two weeks off to enter an "intensive therapy" program.
Following sexual harassment accusations from seven different women, Bob Filner, San Diego mayor and a horrible apparition from the "Black Hole Sun Video," said in a press conference today that he will take two weeks off to enter an "intensive therapy" program to try and become a better man and mayor.
Less than a week after people began calling for San Diego Mayor Bob Filner's resignation amid vague allegations of sexual harassment, more detailed charges have come to light: "In a City Hall elevator, Filner told a female staffer that women employees would do better 'if they worked without their panties on.'"
San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, responding to calls for his resignation from former political allies, released a video this afternoon in which in which he apologizes for "[failing] to fully respect the women who work for me and with me" and says he has in the past "intimidated" women. It's the latest shame in what's been a rather difficult week for the city's first Democratic mayor in decades.
Last November, Rep. Bob Filner (D - Cali.) was re-elected to Congress. The supporters of Tea Party-backed Republican Nick Popaditch sure were gracious in defeat, though! Except for when they screamed "Jew" at Filner and spat at him.