30-Plus Women Accuse Hollywood Writer of Sexual Harassment

30-Plus Women Accuse Hollywood Writer of Sexual Harassment

Toback's most well-known film told the story of NY mobster Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel and starred Warren Beatty and Annette Bening, but he has also directed stars including Robert Downey Jr and Sienna Miller.

More than 30 women have accused longtime Hollywood writer and director James Toback of sexual harassment, the Los Angeles Times reported Sunday.

The article reported that according to the 38 women: "In a hotel room, a movie trailer, a public park, meetings framed as interviews or auditions quickly turned sexual".

Out of the 38, as many as 31 of the women spoke about it, and detailed various incidents in which Toback allegedly made lewd suggestions, steered conversations into sexually explicit territory, and rubbed against them until he ejaculated into his trousers or on their bodies.

To that end, Toback would use extremely graphic sexual language "under the guise of describing a role or film", after which he would allegedly engage in masturbation in front of the women. He also directed pictures starring Robert Downey Jr. and Sarah Michelle Gellar after the report.

The indie rock band Veruca Salt used the hashtag to call out Toback on October 16.

The director's reputation was so well known among some Hollywood women that one accuser said "getting Toback-ed" became code for any sexual abuse "by a creepy writer-director".

"The way he presented it, it was like, 'This is how things are done.' I felt like a prostitute, an utter disappointment to myself, my parents, my friends".

Читайте также: So, Instagram is all over Maisie Williams' tribute to Sophie Turner

Then in 2008, he allegedly tried to rub his crotch against the leg of actress Adrienne LaValley.

"He always wanted me to read for him in a hotel or come back to his apartment, like, 'How serious are you about your craft?'" Rinaldi said.

Toback, 72, has denied the allegations, saying he never met any of the women who have accused him, or if he did, it "was for five minutes and (I) have no recollection", according to the Times.

When the actress jumped away from him, he ejaculated in his trousers.

"He told me he'd love nothing more than to masturbate while looking into my eyes", Post said.

The women Toback targeted ranged from aspiring actresses, women in the industry to people on the streets. She met Toback in 1987 while attending Barnard College. When asked, "paralyzed", if she was trying to stimulate herself sexually, director replied that "Of course" and young girl ran away.

Kamin jumped up, grabbed her clothes and ran, she said.

Toback's alleged sexual behavior was far from secret.

При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
«» 2007 - 2017 Copyright.
Автоматизированное извлечение информации сайта запрещено.

Код для вставки в блог

follow

editors' picks

Октября 22, 2017
Man arrested after four hurt in Munich stabbing attack
He said police have "no serious doubts" that the suspect was the assailant, and that there was no longer any danger to the public. Mr Andrae told reporters there is no indication that an extremist, political or religious background factored into the attack .

Октября 22, 2017
Trump Launches 'Stand for the National Anthem' Petition
However, San Francisco 49ers owner Jed York has reportedly vowed to stand by players who continue to kneel. New Orleans players kneel during the American anthem. "That's what we're having with our players".

Октября 21, 2017
Blac Chyna Files Revenge Lawsuit Against 'Predators' Rob, Kris, Kim & Sisters
But the gag will be if Chyna actually wins the lawsuit and forces the Kardashians to pay up for working her nerves. Rob and Chyna ?? "They will even fund a lawsuit about crumbled cookies to get revenge on you leaving a Kardashian".

Октября 20, 2017
Google Chrome collaborates with ESET to halt risky malware
ESET is best known for offering a range of antivirus and security suite solutions for home and business users. Chrome users have previously been able to use the standalone Chrome Cleanup Tool to remove harmful software.

Октября 17, 2017
Trump's Campaign Subpoenaed for All Sexual Assault Allegations
Trump's lawyers agreed to preserve the pertinent documents, but they are also trying to have the lawsuit dismissed or delayed. Zervos was not a political opponent, nor was she a political commentator routinely engaged in criticizing candidates.

Октября 17, 2017
Israel's Message to Russia Sent in Syria, Received in Tel Aviv
Within hours, a routine Israeli surveillance flight over Lebanon had turned into a bombing run 50 kilometers east of Damascus .

Октября 15, 2017
(Download) Google Pixel 2 Launcher on Any Android Phone (APK)
Google has also included a very convenient add-on in the new app which is called the 'exposure auto focus lock' . However, developer Tommaso Berlose makes it accessible to other Android phones with Another Widget.

Октября 15, 2017
Google publishes unedited Pixel 2 photos and videos - check them out here
Talking about the camera samples, we are really impressed with the quality of both the still images and videos. The Pixel 2 XL will come for Rs. 73,000 and Rs. 82,000 for the 64GB/128GB models, respectively.

Октября 12, 2017
France vs Belarus UEFA World Cup Qualifying (2-0)
Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris had little to do until the 37th minute when he was called into action twice in a matter of seconds. It's a crucial match for the French, with a sure first place spot and World Cup berth clinched with the win.

Октября 12, 2017
The football world reacts to Lionel Messi's heroics
Ecuador had a solid run in this CONMEBOL region, now eighth with 20 points but its World Cup aspirations are already over. We ended up suffering to enter this World Cup and hopefully we will get it once and for all.