Matthew Fox countersues bus driver who accused him of assault
- Photo: Sang Tan/Invision/AP1 of 9
- Photo: MSAA/ZOB/ZDS/WENN2 of 9
- Photo: ABC/Promotional3 of 9
- Photo: Jeff Vespa/WireImage.com4 of 9
- Photo: MSN5 of 9
- Photo: Tony Barson/WireImage.com6 of 9
- Photo: MSN7 of 9
- Photo: Eric Charbonneau/WireImage.com8 of 9
Actor Matthew Fox has launched a countersuit against the female bus driver who sued him over an incident in August.
The "Lost" star had attempted to board a party bus in Ohio in the early hours of Aug. 28 when he was confronted by driver Heather Bormann because his name was not on the private guest list.
A scuffle ensued, during which Fox was accused of hitting Bormann in the crotch and breast, prompting the driver to punch the actor in the face. Fox was detained by police but not formally arrested.
RELATED: The best pop culture acts of revenge
In September, Bormann filed three charges against the actor, including one count of battery, but Fox was never handed criminal charges.
Fox is launching a lawsuit against Bormann for provoking Fox during the altercation and subsequently causing him "public hatred, contempt, ridicule and shame" due to the media fallout.
The actor is seeking unspecified damages because of negative publicity generated, which allegedly cost Fox a number of job opportunities, according to Eonline.com.
Get out the vote
Fergie, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Heidi Klum all get an F on this week's Fashion Offenders.Watch Video »
Diva Double Date
Beyonce and Alicia Keys double date with their famous hubbies on today's Celebs Gone Social.Watch Video »
Where Are They?
See what the cast of "American Beauty" is up to today.Watch Video »
J.Lo's Mini Me
Jennifer Lopez shares an adorable photo of her look-alike daughter, plus more celebritots on social media on today's Celebs Gone Social.Watch Video »
Prince Harry, Jessica Alba and more stars who threw out the first pitch at baseball games.Watch Video »
Sofia Vergara poses in a revealing neon bikini while her "Modern Family" castmates hit the beach in Australia on Celebs Gone Social.Watch Video »
Like us on Facebook?
UP NEXTburger blast
From Crowd Ignite