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Ex to reveal allegations against Morales

Dec. 28, 2007 at 9:00 AM
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LOS ANGELES, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Esai Morales' ex-girlfriend said she planned to disclose information regarding allegations of rape and sexual misconduct made against the Hollywood actor.

"Elizabeth Mazzocchi intends to inform the public of previously undisclosed information concerning the actor Esai Morales' alleged past acts of rape and sexual misconduct over the past 22 years," said a statement from The Law Firm of Eisner & Frank. "Liz hopes that by shedding light on these allegations, other potential victims of Mr. Morales will feel empowered to come forward to tell their stories as well. On advice of counsel, Liz will not be taking questions at this time."

Mazzocchi, who is Morales' former girlfriend and manager, and her attorneys Nader Pakfar and Jason Beckerman, are expected to meet with reporters at the law firm's Beverly Hills office.

Mazzocchi filed a lawsuit against Morales in July, alleging he assaulted her and knowingly gave her herpes.

Morales vehemently denied the allegations on his MySpace page at the time.

The actor is best known for his roles on "Jericho," "Vanished" and "NYPD Blue."

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