MIAMI (CBSMiami) — A former television producer and writer who worked for the popular Univision show “El Gordo y La Flaca” is facing new charges for allegedly using his position to prey on women.
Enrique Albis-Masot, who was previously charged with two counts of sexual assault and forcible confinement, now faces a third count of sexual assault and forcible confinement.
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“Every sexual assault is a degradation of the victim,” prosecutor Katherine Fernandez said.
Rundle in a statement. “That’s what so often makes these victims so fragile. But to think that a media producer would use his position to gain sexual access to women seeking TV jobs seems like a sad throwback to scandals that I had hoped had already passed through the effort of the “MeToo”.
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Albis-Masot is accused of telling the women he would audition them for a role on the wildly popular show, but they needed to see him personally.
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The previously charged sexual activity allegedly takes place in private “auditions” that were never cleared by the network or anyone at the television studio.