DSK’s Hotel Room Was Covered in Semen Long Before DSK Got There

NEW YORK- MAY 16: The Sofitel Hotel sign is seen where International Monetary Fund Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn allegedly sexually assaulted a hotel employee, in Midtown Manhattan May 16, 2011 in New York City. Strauss-Kahn has pleaded not guilty during an arraignment on Monday to the charges that accused him sexual assault and attempted rape to a hotel employee in his hotel room in New York City. His bail request was denied and has to be remanded behind bars until his next court day on May 20. (Photo by Monika Graff/Getty Images) Photo: Monika Graff/2011 Getty Images

You were probably already aware that basically every hotel room (every room, period?) in the world is covered in an invisible layer of semen, but this disturbing and unavoidable fact of life was confirmed yet again when crime-scene investigators found semen traces from four unidentified men in the swanky Sofitel suite occupied by Dominique Strauss-Kahn. [City Room/NYT]