Sterling Sued Over Yet More Alleged Racism

Alleged ex: He slammed my marriage to a black man
By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 3, 2014 11:24 AM CDT
Sterling Sued Over Yet More Alleged Racism
FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2011, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling looks on during the first half of their NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers in Los Angeles. Sterling could use lawyers and lawsuits to challenge the NBA’s plan to force him out over recent racist comments,...   (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

Ready for more incredibly offensive comments attributed to Donald Sterling? A new lawsuit, brought by yet another alleged lover, offers up quite a few. Maiko Maya King says the two dated between 2005 and 2011 and she later worked for him, at which point she faced "a steady stream of racially and sexually offensive comments." King was married to an African-American man when she met Sterling, and he frequently criticized her for it, the suit says. "Why would you bring black people into the world?" he allegedly asked her, per the Hollywood Reporter.

He also allegedly noted that "black people do not take care of their children. All they do is sit at home and smoke dope," while "Mexicans just do drive-by shootings." After their relationship, King worked as Sterling's personal assistant for $10,000 a month plus a $100,000 bonus, a house, and a car, according to the suit. But he "dangled money only if she would have sex with him," and he sought help with sexual performance in exchange for money. King complained about the comments, and Sterling fired her last month, the suit says. A lawyer for Sterling denies the allegations to the Los Angeles Times. (More Donald Sterling stories.)

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