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Two young women who, buck naked, performed sex acts on a bar’s dance floor in a video that went viral last year are now suing the venue for serving them liquor and possibly drugs while they were underage, DailyMailTV has learned.

The women, Audra O’Neill and Bailey Vaughn, were 19 years old when the October 15, 2017, incident took place, according to a complaint filed with a Palm Beach County Circuit Court. The legal drinking age is 21 in Florida. 

O’Neill and Vaughn had just spent the day at the beach and went out to celebrate O’Neill’s arrival from their native Nashville to settle down in South Florida.

But minutes of what arguably looked like a good time turned into a year-long nightmare as the women’s antics ended up on Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram and even Pornhub.

O’Neill and Vaughn learned the video of their nude jaunt at Roxy’s Pub in downtown West Palm Beach was on porn sites during an exclusive interview with DailyMailTV.

Audra O'Neill (left) and Bailey Vaughn (right) were 19 years old when they went for drinks at Roxy's Pub in West Palm Beach, Florida last October. They were filmed performing sex acts on the dance floor

Audra O'Neill (left) and Bailey Vaughn (right) were 19 years old when they went for drinks at Roxy's Pub in West Palm Beach, Florida last October. They were filmed performing sex acts on the dance floor

Audra O’Neill (left) and Bailey Vaughn (right) were 19 years old when they went for drinks at Roxy’s Pub in West Palm Beach, Florida last October. They were filmed performing sex acts on the dance floor

Bouncers eventually kicked the girls out, but they claim they have no idea how they got home and say they were covered in bruises from where patrons groped them

Bouncers eventually kicked the girls out, but they claim they have no idea how they got home and say they were covered in bruises from where patrons groped them

Bouncers eventually kicked the girls out, but they claim they have no idea how they got home and say they were covered in bruises from where patrons groped them

The 10-minute video of the women at the bar that night clearly depicts them engaged in acts that are illegal in the city's public spaces, including full nudity, anilingus and cunnilingus

The 10-minute video of the women at the bar that night clearly depicts them engaged in acts that are illegal in the city's public spaces, including full nudity, anilingus and cunnilingus

The 10-minute video of the women at the bar that night clearly depicts them engaged in acts that are illegal in the city’s public spaces, including full nudity, anilingus and cunnilingus

The combination of booze and drugs, according to the complaint, led to 'both girls [becoming] extremely intoxicated and... a surge in euphoria and triggering hormones to increase sexual arousal and reduce inhibition'

The combination of booze and drugs, according to the complaint, led to 'both girls [becoming] extremely intoxicated and... a surge in euphoria and triggering hormones to increase sexual arousal and reduce inhibition'

The combination of booze and drugs, according to the complaint, led to ‘both girls [becoming] extremely intoxicated and… a surge in euphoria and triggering hormones to increase sexual arousal and reduce inhibition’

‘We’re still on porn sites?’ asked O’Neill in a Labor Day conference call with Vaughn. ‘I can’t believe it. We had no idea. Aren’t they supposed to ask for permission to post that stuff?’

Vaughn said: ‘This whole thing changed our lives for ever. It’s really disheartening. My brother had to hear it from people in high school. Audra and I had to leave South Florida and go back to Nashville. 

‘A year later, we’re still paying for a small mistake that I’m not sure we are responsible for.’  

Best friends since childhood, O’Neill and Vaughn stepped into Roxy’s Pub, a family restaurant and disco in the heart of the city’s entertainment district, best known for its St. Patrick’s Day parties, to meet with friends who ended up not being there, they said.

Vaughn said: ‘A bartender, actually two bartenders, two males, they pretty much have a bottle in one hand and are waving us over to their bar area.’ 

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According to the lawsuit, bartenders served O’Neill and Vaughn as many as five cocktails each in 90 minutes without asking for IDs or payment. One bartender reportedly told the women they could eventually pay for the drinks by ‘showing their t*ts later.’ 

At some point, the complaint reads, the drinks may have been spiked without the women’s knowledge with what they believe was ecstasy, a psychoactive drug.

O’Neill said: ‘After we were served a drink downstairs it started to get like foggy, I don’t remember a whole lot after that.’ 

The combination of booze – Jack Daniels and coke, as well as cranberry vodkas – and drugs, according to the complaint, made ‘both girls extremely intoxicated and experienced unnaturally high levels of dopamine and serotonin … causing a surge in euphoria… triggering hormones to increase sexual arousal and reduce inhibition.’

At one point, a fully-dressed man who appeared drunk tries to join in and places his crotch area on O'Neill's bare bottom but falls backwards while trying to simulate sex

At one point, a fully-dressed man who appeared drunk tries to join in and places his crotch area on O'Neill's bare bottom but falls backwards while trying to simulate sex

At one point, a fully-dressed man who appeared drunk tries to join in and places his crotch area on O’Neill’s bare bottom but falls backwards while trying to simulate sex

O'Neill and Vaughn had just spent the day at the beach and went out to celebrate O'Neill's arrival from their native Nashville to settle down in South Florida

O'Neill and Vaughn had just spent the day at the beach and went out to celebrate O'Neill's arrival from their native Nashville to settle down in South Florida

O’Neill and Vaughn had just spent the day at the beach and went out to celebrate O’Neill’s arrival from their native Nashville to settle down in South Florida

After the incident, O'Neill (pictured) said, the women couldn't find their clothes. Bar staff gave them each a Fireball whisky t-shirt and abandoned them out on the street

After the incident, O'Neill (pictured) said, the women couldn't find their clothes. Bar staff gave them each a Fireball whisky t-shirt and abandoned them out on the street

After the incident, O’Neill (pictured) said, the women couldn’t find their clothes. Bar staff gave them each a Fireball whisky t-shirt and abandoned them out on the street

According to the lawsuit, bartenders served O'Neill and Vaughn as many as five cocktails each in 90 minutes without asking for IDs or payment

According to the lawsuit, bartenders served O'Neill and Vaughn as many as five cocktails each in 90 minutes without asking for IDs or payment

According to the lawsuit, bartenders served O’Neill and Vaughn as many as five cocktails each in 90 minutes without asking for IDs or payment

It removed their ability to ‘give a reasoned consent, turning them into sex slaves for the night at Roxy’s’, something that caused the ladies to suffer ‘extreme emotional distress’ and embarrassment, according to the lawsuit.

The 10-minute video of the women at the bar that night clearly depicts them engaged in acts that are illegal in the city’s public spaces, including full nudity, anilingus and cunnilingus.

It shows blonde O’Neill and brunette Vaughn prancing on the dance floor when a circle of patrons forms around them as they perform explicit acts.

At one point, a fully-dressed man who appears drunk, attempts to join in and places his crotch area on O’Neill’s bare bottom while she was bent over, but he pathetically falls backwards while trying to simulate sex.

The video also shows bar staff standing around watching the event unfold, before bouncers eventually round up the girls and kick them out.

In their exclusive interview nearly a year after the incident, O’Neill and Vaughn insist they both blacked out minutes before they were fully nude.

‘Look, we’re not gay and we’re not an item even if what’s on the video make it appear we are,’ said Vaughn. ‘We have boyfriends, and we’re both in committed relationships.’

'To this day, we have no idea how we got home,' O'Neill said. 'There's no record of an Uber, a cab on either of our bank accounts.' She added: 'There is a possibility that someone could have taken advantage of us. I'm just thankful we didn't get kidnapped'

'To this day, we have no idea how we got home,' O'Neill said. 'There's no record of an Uber, a cab on either of our bank accounts.' She added: 'There is a possibility that someone could have taken advantage of us. I'm just thankful we didn't get kidnapped'

‘To this day, we have no idea how we got home,’ O’Neill said. ‘There’s no record of an Uber, a cab on either of our bank accounts.’ She added: ‘There is a possibility that someone could have taken advantage of us. I’m just thankful we didn’t get kidnapped’

Vaughn continued: ‘This was totally out of character for both of us. We were drugged, that’s all there is to it. There’s no way we would’ve done this with just liquor.

‘I’ve been black-out drunk plenty of times in the past, and that’s not how I behave – I can’t even walk. But the fact we were this energetic and apparently happy on the video just doesn’t look right.’

The lawsuit claims the video was originally released within minutes of the incident on Roxy’s social media account and was produced by bar staffers.

And that’s something else that’s bothering the women – what’s circulating online is a 10-minute edited version of what was at least 20 minutes of nudity and embarrassing behavior.

‘What they don’t show is that a staff member was taking Audra’s pants and bottoms off while she is lying on the dance floor,’ Vaughn said.

‘They don’t show Audra getting hoisted on the bar and the bartender spraying whipped cream on her bare belly. 

‘They don’t show the DJ getting the crowd all excited about this. They edited the video to make us look like we’re happily doing it without any influence.’

O’Neill said: ‘It’s edited, like scenes put together, you don’t see that I didn’t take my clothes off, that somebody actually took my pants off. ‘ 

Vaughn added: ‘It was almost like a dog fight, every time we would try to get out of the ring, they wold push us back in.  

‘Anybody who knows us was asking ”what the hell happened to you guys?” Our friends know this wasn’t really us. But the rest of the world doesn’t know this.’

Vaughn said: 'This was totally out of character for both of us. We were drugged, that's all there is to it. There's no way we would've done this with just liquor' 

Vaughn said: 'This was totally out of character for both of us. We were drugged, that's all there is to it. There's no way we would've done this with just liquor' 

Vaughn said: ‘This was totally out of character for both of us. We were drugged, that’s all there is to it. There’s no way we would’ve done this with just liquor’ 

The women say the morning-after led to some eye-opening revelations.

After the incident, O’Neill said, the women couldn’t find their clothes. Bar staff gave them each a Fireball whisky T-shirt and abandoned them out on the street.

‘To this day, we have no idea how we got home,’ O’Neill said. ‘There’s no record of an Uber, a cab on either of our bank accounts.’ 

She added: ‘There is a possibility that someone could have taken advantage of us. I’m just thankful we didn’t get kidnapped.’ 

When the girls woke the next morning, they said they found bruises all over their bodies where patrons groped them.

‘We looked like we’d been beaten,’ Vaughn said. ‘There were bruises and cuts on our arms and thighs and legs.’

O’Neill’s then boyfriend broke up with her. Vaughn was fired from her job as a cocktail waitress at Monroe’s, a West Palm Beach strip club, and she was kicked out of her rented condo.

‘I sat literally with my stuff on the sidewalk,’ said Vaughn, who now works at a fancy country club. ‘I moved into a hotel for two nights then an Airbnb for nine. I even moved to Miami, but even there people recognized me from the video through my tattoos.’

In the complaint, the women’s lawyer attempts to establish Roxy’s responsibility for the underage drunkenness, alleged use of drug without their knowledge and two counts of negligence.

‘The worst thing about this is how we were treated like objects by everybody,’ Vaughn said. 

‘It’s dehumanizing. The bar staff treated us like meat. Male patrons were trying to grab our breasts and our buttocks. Even the women who were watching failed us. Nobody called the police. None of them thought of making this whole thing stop.’

Despite the lawsuit, the women said they’ve been unable to come to terms with the bar owners, listed as a corporation named Utex94 LLC.

The company’s lawyer didn’t respond to DailyMail.com’s calls and an email requesting comment.

At the time of the incident, four bouncers were fired because surveillance videos showed they were watching the women make fools of themselves without intervening. 

A manager claimed the women were strippers who were paid by someone outside the bar to put on their show.

Vaughn and O’Neill deny they were hired and say they expect a quick resolution to the lawsuit after a judge threw out two of the four counts against the bar.

‘The owners claim they have no liability insurance,’ Vaughn said. ‘So the sums of money we’re talking about right now are pretty minimal.’

However, she adds, the case is not necessarily about the money.

‘Fact is, the bar took advantage of us to attract more business. They should admit to it, apologize, and we’ll all move on.’