Scottsdale's own Hooman Karamian, a.k.a. "Nik Richie," of The Dirty fame and his "dirty army" of club-going photogs have struck again. The latest victim: A Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader/schoolteacher.
In a post on Karamian's Web site, Thedirty.com, a story was posted on December 7 with the title "The Dirty Bengals Cheerleader."
A lawsuit filed against Richie and his Web site notes that the post includes a picture of a Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader, identified in the post as "Sarah J," with the claim that her ex-boyfriend, "Nate," cheated on her with more than 50 women and tested positive several times for chlamydia and gonorrhea. The author of the post suggests that "Nate" gave the diseases to "Sarah J."
As if a few pesky STDs weren't enough, the post also claims that "Sarah J," who is also a schoolteacher in Northern Kentucky, had sex with "Nate" in her classroom at her Dixie Heights, Kentucky, school, the suit notes.
"Sarah J" is seeking unspecified damages.
Despite the embarrassing allegations, "Sarah J" is still teaching and cheering, but her lawyer, Eric Deters, says the claims are damaging to her reputation.
"It's just humiliating," Deters tells the Associated Press. "A hell of a freaking thing to say."
Well, they don't call it "The Dirty" for nothing.
In an email to the AP, Richie says it's "all about good, clean fun, not hurting people."
Tell that to "Sarah J" -- she seems to be having an, um, blast.