FAMOUS NAMES FACE SERIOUS ACCUSATIONS Mark Halperin
In early October, the New York Times reported previously undisclosed allegations of sexual misconduct against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. Since then, accusations have surfaced against several top actors, comedians, entertainment executives and a former
The Oscar- winning actor and director admitted he ‘‘ acted inappropriately’’ when he was accused of groping actress Hilarie Burton. A makeup artist has also accused Affleck of grabbing her.
The celebrity chef and restaurateur stepped down from his company after 25 women said they were victims of sexual harassment at his restaurants.
Former President George H. W. Bush
Four women, including TV actress Heather Lind, have accused Bush of touching them inappropriately.
The Chicago Reader reported Tuesday that a documentary about the comedian — a former Chicagoan — has been dropped from the Chicago Comedy Film Festival after Dick was fired from an upcoming film for alleged sexual harassment and misconduct on the set. NBC News cut ties with the political analyst after numerous women accused him of sexual harassment.
The Oscarwinning star of ‘‘ The Graduate’’ has been accused of groping a 17- year- old on the set of a 1985 TV movie and of sexually harassing a playwright at a meeting in 1991.
He was ousted from his post as NPR’s news chief after two women accused him of kissing them while discussing job prospects. Since then, five other women have filed harassment claims.
On Thursday, an advertising executive became the third woman to accuse the ‘‘ Entourage’’ star of sexual harassment and assault. Tiffany Bacon Scourby said Piven assaulted her at the Trump International Hotel & Tower in 2003. Piven has denied the accusations.
Price resigned as head of Amazon Studios last month after Isa Hackett, an executive producer of the studio’s show ‘‘ The Man in the High Castle,’’ accused him of repeatedly propositioning her.
The Los Angeles Times reported that six women, including actresses Olivia Munn and Natasha Henstridge, have accused the actor/ director/ producer of inappropriate behavior. Munn said Ratner masturbated in front of her, while Henstridge said Ratner forced her to perform oral sex. Ratner has denied this.
Actresses Portia De Rossi, Julianna Margulies, Lisa Guerrero and Rae Dawn Chong have accused Seagal of inappropriate behavior.
Actor Anthony Rapp says the former ‘‘ House of Cards’’ star carried Rapp to a bed and climbed on top of him in 1986 when Rapp was 14. Spacey apologized but said he does not remember the encounter. Since then, others have come forward, including actor Roberto Cavazos and Harry Dreyfuss, son of actor Richard Dreyfuss, to say that Spacey groped them.
The director of ‘‘ Platoon,’’ ‘‘ Wall Street’’ and ‘‘ JFK’’ is accused of grabbing a Playboy Playmate’s breast.
Amazon is investigating claims that the ‘‘ Transparent’’ star repeatedly propositioned a former assistant.
According to NBC News, 38 women have accused the Oscar nominated writer and director of harassment.
Amanda Segal, executive producer of ‘‘ The Mist,’’ told Variety that Weinstein, brother of Harvey Weinstein, repeatedly made romantic overtures after she had rejected his advances. Weinstein denies it.