'Girls Gone Wild' creator charged with assault

Excerpt of Joe Francis' interview from the April edition of the Girls Gone Wild magazine. (PRNewsFoto/Girls Gone Wild Magazine)

August 23, 2011 1:23:25 PM PDT
Prosecutors have charged "Girls Gone Wild" creator Joseph Francis with assault, false imprisonment and other misdemeanor crimes for allegedly attacking a woman he met at a Hollywood club, but the businessman said he has witnesses and evidence that will exonerate him.