Brett Ratner Allegedly Chokes the Chicken in Front of Women
Brett Ratner, one of Hollywood’s controversial directors is currently in hot water after six women came out accusing him of sexual assault and harassment.
According to a report by the International Business Times, the women who accused him, which include actress Olivia Munn, said that the director did numerous lewd acts that include masturbating in front of them, as well as forcing one to perform oral sex.
Munn added, “It feels as if I keep going up against the same bully at school who just won’t quit, you just hope that enough people believe the truth and for enough time to pass so that you can’t be connected to him anymore.”
However, Ratner denied these sexual allegations and said through his lawyer that these accusations are all false. His attorney said in a statement, “I have represented Mr. Ratner for two decades, and no woman has ever made a claim against him for sexual misconduct or sexual harassment,”
The statement added, “Furthermore, no woman has ever requested or received any financial settlement from my client.”
The director is just the latest to be added to the string of sexual assault allegations that are sprouting left and right, such as from Harvey Weinstein, “Entourage” star Jeremy Priven, acclaimed actor Kevin Spacey and now, veteran actor Dustin Hoffman.
In a report by ABC News, most of the mentioned flat-out denied the allegations, while some apologized for their behavior. The increasing incidents of women coming forward with these sexual harassment allegations show that there’s an underlying problem in the film industry.
And as such, movie studios are cutting ties with these personalities, with Ratner and Warner Bros. severing their connection, while Netflix suspended production of the final season of the hit series “House of Cards,” which stars Kevin Spacey.
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