Jana Kramer says ex-husband cheated with more than 13 women A former “Project Runway” judge says her ex husband repeatedly made unwanted sexual advances toward her and other women
Show Caption Hide Caption Former ‘Project Runway’ judge accused of sexual harassment Former ‘Project Runway’ judge accused of sexual harassment The former “Project Runway” judge has filed a lawsuit accusing her ex-husband of abusing her over a period of 12 years.
Jana Kramer told The Associated Press Tuesday that her ex-husband, Bill Haber, sexually abused her in the late 1990s and 2000.
Haber, who was an award-winning contestant on “Project Runway,” says the claims by his ex are false and that he only tried to make her happy by taking care of her.
“I didn’t want to be in a romantic relationship with him because he is a very controlling person and I was scared of him,” Kramer said.
Haber, who lives in New Jersey, is asking for $2 million in damages in the lawsuit filed Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court.
“The allegations of my ex-husband are completely false and completely fabricated,” Haber said in an e-mail. “The two of us did have a very, very loving relationship.”
Kramer said she wants the judge to dismiss all the assault allegations and to toss out the lawsuit, but that “if you cannot dismiss the entire suit, then you should dismiss only the cause of action for defamation.”
“It does not matter if he didn’t know who he is or what he was doing,” Kramer said. “He is a predator and he must be held accountable and jailed.”
Kramer, 52, who is divorced, said the allegations come from two previous relationships that she suffered from while she was dating Haber.
“I was afraid and scared at the time of these things, but now I’m glad that I took the advice of my friends and never let anyone touch me again in the bedroom,” Kramer said.
“The only reason he was in that relationship with two other women was for my benefit,” Kramer said.
During the course of her first two marriages, Kramer said she was abused by Haber. He told the women that he wasn’t married to them and didn’t love them, she said.
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