Courtesy: Al Powers/Powers Imagery
Mark Salling is following through with his words.
During the SAG Awards in January, the Glee star told E! News, "I just want the chance to defend myself—and I will, vigorously," in reference to being sued by a woman who's accusing him of sexual battery. And now, E! News has obtained the court documents filed in Los Angeles Superior Court on April 26 by the TV actor against Roxanne Gorzela for trespassing, assault and battery.
According to the cross-complaint, Salling alleges that Gorzela "without invitation or authorization, trespassed onto [Salling's] residence...and knocked loudly at the front door" back in March 2011. Salling's roommate Jonathan Hernandez answered the door and told her that Mark did not want to see her.
He goes on to note that his roommate's comment enraged Gorzela and that she "became very angry and hostile" and slammed the door open causing damage to the door. Salling ran downstairs and Gorzela then starting violently hitting him on the chest, arms and face, the complaint alleges.
Hernandez then said he was going to call the police. Gorzela then went outside to Salling's vehicle and took an object out of her purse and started to scratch his the car, according to the complaint.
Gorzela first filed a sexual battery lawsuit against the celeb in January, claiming he had unprotected sexual contact with her despite her demands that he wear a condom. Furthermore, she alleges intentional infliction of emotional distress and negligence, calling Salling's conduct "willful, malicious and despicable," she says she has suffered "severe and substantial mental and emotional distress, humiliation, fear, apprehension, anxiety and anguish."
Gorzela is seeking unspecified general, special and punitive damages.