Former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle arrives at the federal courthouse in Indianapolis on Nov. 19, 2015.
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By Tessa Berenson
September 2, 2016

Ex-Subway pitchman Jared Fogle blames the parents of a victim for some of her emotional distress in a court filing in a civil suit against him.

In a motion filed Thursday, Fogle claims that the victim’s parents fought and abused alcohol in front of her and that their divorce hurt the girl emotionally, ABC reports.”Custody and parenting time (agreements) required Jane Doe to constantly rotate her living arrangements caused unnecessary stress, anxiety, and trauma for Jane Doe,” the filing says. (The victim is not named.) The filing argues that because of this, the girl’s parents may be liable for some of the claims against Fogle.

The lawsuit was filed in March by an Indiana girl who was a victim of child pornography in Fogle’s criminal case and seeks at least $300,000 in damages for personal injury and emotional distress.

In November, Fogle was sentenced to more than 15 years in prison for possession of child pornography and traveling across state lines to have sex with a minor.

Write to Tessa Berenson at tessa.berenson@time.com.

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