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Dustin Hoffman accused of ‘abusive’ sexual harassment on Broadway 3/29

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It’s the latest claim against the actor following a column from the author Anna Graham Hunter, who alleged that he sexually harassed her when she was 17. Hoffman initially responded to her story, apologising for what he had done. “I have the utmost respect for women and feel terrible that anything I might have done could have put her in an uncomfortable situation,” he said. “I am sorry. It is not reflective of who I am.” His representatives have yet to provide a response to the latest claims, although his lawyers put the Hollywood Reporter in touch with others involved with the same production who didn’t witness any of the reported behaviour. “It just doesn’t ring true,” said stage manager Tom Kelly. “Given my position, it’s insulting to say this kind of activity would go on to the extent of sexual violation.” Hoffman has been reached for comment independently by the Guardian but has yet to respond. Earlier this week, the actor was questioned about his alleged behaviour by the comic John Oliver during a panel discussion. Hoffman then claimed to not know of the woman who had initially accused him of sexual harassment. Read More… http://ift.tt/2Bn6tQD


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