Taco Bell Executive Countersues His Uber Driver

Benjamin Golden is seeking $5 million in damages, claiming he was illegally videotaped assaulting his Uber driver while intoxicated.
1:41 | 01/17/16

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The video was tough to watch. The former taco bell executive in the back of a Uber, violently attacking the driver. But tonight, the tables are turned. That passenger is now the one suing the driver. Here is ABC's Ron Claiborne. Reporter: Tonight, the man made famous for doing this and then apologizing says he is a vim too. Former taco bell executive Ben golden filing a $5 million lawsuit against the Uber driver. He admitted he was drunk at the time. Going public with his apologetic on TV. I have not tried to read what he said. He said the driver illegally videotaped the altercation. At no moment did he agree to be video recorded or vufed by anyone else. Golden who was fired by taco bell is seeking damages for severe you motional distress, humiliation, anxiety. Fear, pain and suffering and the loss of his job. He was charged with assault and battery. He pleaded not guilty. Help was sued by the Uber driver for unspecified damaging. I didn't expect it to get violent. Reporter: California law prohibits recording someone without their consent. They say the lawsuit is bogus. So the two men in the video are going at it once again. Ron Claiborne, ABC news, new York.

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