After publicist Haleigh Breest filed a civil lawsuit last month alleging that Haggis, the Academy Award-winning producer and writer of Crash, raped her, the Associated Press reported allegations from three more women on Jan. One woman told the AP that Haggis had raped her, while two others said he kissed them without their consent. Haggis’ attorney denied the new allegations, telling AP: “He didn’t rape anybody.” Vice Media announced on Jan.
In the interview, Douglas preemptively denied the allegations.
“I felt the need to get ahead of this,” Douglas said. I pride myself on my reputation in this business, not to mention the long history of my father and everything else…
It is deplorable for anyone to find themselves in this situation.” He added that the allegations were the “continued work of my ex-wife Elaine Wynn, with whom I am involved in a terrible and nasty lawsuit in which she is seeking a revised divorce settlement.” The Wrap reported on Jan.
24 that model Brittany Lewis accused Copperfield of drugging her and sexually assaulting her in 1988 when she was 17.
According to NPR, the allegations include grabbing a colleague’s breast, trying to forcibly kiss a young reporter in an elevator and sending inappropriate messages through the network’s internal messaging system.
Rosen declined to comment on the allegations to NPR.
The newspaper did not detail the allegations against Achenbach.
In a statement to the , Achenbach said: “I’m very sorry to say that I’ve behaved badly and have been suspended by The Post for three months for inappropriate workplace conduct.
Four of the women were Franco’s former acting students, while another said Franco was her mentor.