Actor Casey Affleck faced a flood of sexual harassment accusations that achieved a fever pitch months right before he acknowledged the Oscar for Best Actor in February — mere months right before his brother Ben Affleck was criticized for allegedly masking up previous abuses by Harvey Weinstein and faced related accusations himself.
In 2010, Casey Affleck allegedly sexually harassed and bodily assaulted producer Amanda White and cinematographer Magdalena Górka when directing the Joaquin Phoenix-starring mockumentary I’m However Right here.
The ladies ultimately sued. White, who give up the movie, accused Casey Affleck of bodily assaulting her after she refused to share a resort space with him. Górka, who also reportedly quit performing on the film before shooting wrapped, alleged that she woke up in her space late just one evening to discover a drunken Casey Affleck in her bed, dressed in absolutely nothing but underwear and a T-shirt. There had been also accusations that Casey Affleck experienced allegedly referred to ladies on set as “cows,” and experienced encouraged a male movie crew member to flash his genitals in White’s encounter.
Casey Affleck vehemently denied the allegations. The two individual civil situations, on the other hand, had been closed and settled out of courtroom — here and here — after Casey Affleck reached an undisclosed settlement with his accusers.
Now, there’s news that Ben Affleck allegedly groped actress Hilarie Burton in 2003 when she was 21 yrs-old.
Hilarie Burton promises she was groped by Ben Affleck during his appearance on TRL in 2003.
The previous host of the display created the surprising allegations on Tuesday evening, just hours after Affleck created a assertion condemning Harvey Weinstein’s alleged abusive actions in his sexual assault and harassment scandal.
In it he said he was ‘saddened and angry’ above the ‘sickening’ promises.
Affleck’s assertion was quickly slammed by a quantity of men and women – which includes Rose McGowan who termed Affleck a liar.
When a fan tweeted that Affleck might as nicely have ‘kept peaceful,’ one more Twitter user wrote: ‘He also grabbed Hilarie Burton’s breasts on TRL at the time. Every person forgot even though.’
The A single Tree Hill Star then shocked the Twitter thread by interjecting with: ‘I did not forget.’
Ben Affleck acquired his big split in Hollywood from Harvey Weinstein — the disgraced motion picture mogul who stands accused of sexually harassing ladies for a long time — for his 1997 drama Fantastic Will Hunting which was produced and dispersed by the then-Disney-owned Miramax, the movie business Weinstein headed at the time.
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