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NYPD probing sex allegations against celebrity chef Mario Batali

NYPD probing sex allegations against celebrity chef Mario Batali

The New York Police Department is investigating allegations of sexual misconduct leveled against celebrity chef Mario Batali.

The NYPD confirmed the probe following a "60 Minutes" broadcast Sunday night in which an unnamed woman accused Batali of drugging and sexually assaulting her in 2005.

The woman told Anderson Cooper that she met Batali, now 57, at a party at the Spotted Pig in 2005 and joined him for a glass of wine.

That’s the last she remembers.

“It gets completely foggy for me. And this is — part of the messy, scary part for me, there is a part where it — it all disappears. I remember a moment where I was on his lap, kissing him. Like, he was...

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