The actor recalls Versace telling him, "In life, you must f-ck everything."
Kevin Sorbo, too.
The actor best known for playing Hercules in the '90s series "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys" has come forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against late Italian fashion designer Gianni Versace.
Sorbo explained that he was working as a model in Italy in 1984 when Versace approached him about working for him.
"He wanted to meet me because of my height," Sorbo said. "At 6-foot, 3-inches, he wanted me to do fashion shows with these 6-foot tall women."
Sorbo said he was invited to several dinner parties hosted by the designer and that each one had fewer attendees until it was just the two of them alone. He said Versace told him he wanted the then-model to appear in commercials advertising his brand.
Sorbo said Versace then put his hand on his leg, to which Sorbo said, "Dude, you know I'm straight?"
Versace allegedly responded, "This is why I like you. You're not a girly man. You are a man's man. In life, you must f-ck everything. You must do the dog, and the cat, and the boy, and the girl."
"I never got the campaign," Sorbo explained. "I got four free dinners."
The actor later told The Hollywood Reporter that Versace did still book him for his fashion shows and that the two remained friends.
"I knew the game, just like I know the game of Hollywood," he said. "Casting couches have always been around. I don't play that game, nor do I care to."