In a brand new lawsuit, former “MythBusters” co-host Adam Savage is being accused of sexually abusing his youthful sister once they had been youngsters.
Miranda Savage Pacchiana, now 51, claims that the abuse occurred within the 1970s when she was between 7 and 10 years outdated and Savage was between 9 and 12 years outdated and so they lived in Sleepy Hole, N.Y.
In line with the lawsuit, Savage allegedly raped Pacchiana, pressured oral intercourse upon her and compelled her to carry out oral intercourse on him. He has denied the allegations in a press release to Fox Information via this legal professional.
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“Whereas I hope that my sister will get the assistance she wants to seek out peace, this wants to finish. For a few years, she has relentlessly and falsely attacked me and different members of my household to anybody who will pay attention,” the particular results designer, 52, mentioned.
Savage added: “By spreading numerous untrue stories about us in pursuit of a financial bonanza, she has tortured our entire family and estranged herself from all of us. I will fight this groundless and offensive lawsuit and work to put this to rest once and for all.”
Karen Savage, the siblings’ mom, additionally denied the allegations to Fox Information.
“It makes me very unhappy to say this, however my daughter suffers from extreme psychological well being challenges, and it’s devastating that she’s placing Adam and our complete household via this. Adam is an effective man, and I help him fully,” she mentioned.
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Pacchiana’s lead legal professional, Jordan Mersin, beforehand instructed Fox Information, “The prolific abuse by Mr. Savage as alleged in the complaint has caused irreparable damage to my client that she will live with for the rest of her life. Today is the first step in the direction of healing and justice.”
Pacchiana is at present a social employee. On her web site, referred to as The Second Wound, she detailed how she hasn’t had any contact with Savage in twenty years.
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“I last made contact with my brother, Adam Savage, over two decades ago. At the time, I called him out for his callous attitude about the abuse and his apparent disregard for the damage he had caused, but he chose not to acknowledge or show any compassion for my pain. Not once in the ensuing years have I seen evidence that my brother cares to truly understand what he did to me. He gives me no reason to believe that he has meaningfully examined whatever compelled him to commit sexual crimes as a minor,” she wrote.