Nigel Lythgoe Faces Another Sexual Assault Suit; ‘American Idol’ Producer Attacked Her In A Chauffeured Car In 2016, Latest Jane Doe Claims

February 22, 2024

American Idol producer Nigel Lythgoe has been accused of sexual assault for the third time in less than two months. “Lythgoe’s sexual assault and battery of plaintiff left her feeling horribly violated, shocked, guilty, humiliated, and embarrassed. In her slightly redacted eight-page complaint, Jane Doe is seeking a variety of unspecified damages. Lythgoe exited the latest season of SYTYCD in January as claims of sexual assault from Paula Abdul and a separate suit from a Jane Doe K.G. and a Jane Doe K.N.