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Calvin Klein's former lover charged with attacking man with a frying pan

Nicholas Gruber and his friend Brandon Steele reportedly attacked the man following a dispute

2019-03-18

Calvin Klein’s former lover has been charged with bashing another man with a frying pan.

Model and gay porn star Nicholas Gruber, 28, and his friend Brandon Steele, 26, attacked an unnamed man following a dispute about $4,000 at Steele’s New York apartment.

The two men smacked the victim with a frying pan leaving him with severe and disfiguring injuries, the New York Daily News reported.

Court papers say: “As a result of the repeated strikes, the victim was treated at Lenox Hill Hospital for several broken bones to the back, as well as a nearly severed ear and injuries to the orbital bone that could, potentially, affect vision.”

 
 
 
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The pair have been charged with second-degree assault and unlawful imprisonment in the first degree.

Gruber reportedly lives in the same building where the attack took place which he allegedly illegally occupied after breaking in and changing the lock.

During the police investigation, they found methamphetamine, $3,000 in cash and a package of clothes which appeared to have been stolen.

The former porn star – who was arrested in 2012, four months after Klein ended their two-year relationship – is also charged with criminal trespass, drug possession and possession of stolen property. He is free on $5,000 bail.