Terry Crews Accuses WME of Spying on Him and His Family Over Sexual Assault Case

“The town is compromised. But me, and my team, are not”

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Terry Crews took to Twitter on Friday to accuse WME of “retaliation” in his ongoing legal battle with the agency.

Last month, Crews accused the then-head of WME’s Motion Picture Department, Adam Venit, of groping him at a party. Now, he’s accusing the agency of hacking his son’s computer and possibly bugging his family.

“I believe my family is being tracked and possibly bugged,” Crews said in a series of tweets, “Someone hacked into the computer my son and I built together. I have to shut it down and replace the hard drive.”

Crews also said WME executives attempted to use Russell Simmons to “pressure me into dropping my case.” “Somehow they thought he was the “King of Black people,” he wrote.

WME declined to comment.

Since coming forward with the allegation against Venit last month, Crews filed a sexual assault report with the Los Angeles Police Department and filed his own lawsuit against the agent.

“LAPD task force detectives let me know these people don’t play fair. There are a lot of secrets to protect, and they will do anything to keep them,” Crews wrote. “The town is compromised. But me, and my team, are not. If I were to have a timely “accident” — you know where to look.”

Last month, WME completed its two-week investigation into Venit’s conduct and stripped him of his position as head of the agency’s motion picture group, opting to keep him on as an agent. Crews responded to news of Venit’s return and demotion with disapproval on Twitter, writing: “Someone got a pass.”

“Retaliation in some form is expected- I would be naive to think otherwise,” the Friday tweetstorm concluded. “But vulnerability and openness is actually my best protection. I’m ready.”