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Canadian Peter Nygard, 'pamper parties' and rape allegations

Fifth Estate co-host Bob McKeown and producer Timothy Sawa bring us their longtime investigation into fashion mogul Peter Nygard and report on the sexual assault allegations from 46 women, including at least 17 Canadians.
Seventeen Canadian women have come forward accusing fashion mogul Peter Nygard of rape and sexual assault, adding their allegations to an international rape lawsuit involving 46 women in total. (Annie I. Bang/The Associated Press)

Peter Nygard is a Canadian fashion mogul who made his fortune selling sensible clothing to middle-aged women. He was also known for throwing so-called pamper parties in the Bahamas and for a raging feud with a billionaire neighbour.

Today, Fifth Estate co-host Bob McKeown and producer Timothy Sawa bring us their longtime investigation into Nygard and report on the international rape lawsuit involving 46 women, including at least 17 Canadians.

Nygard denies all allegations. None have been proven in court.

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