The Most Famous Stars Accused Of Sexual Harassment and Assault
Probably the most controversial sexual abuse case, acclaimed director Roman Polanski was accused of rape by use drugs perversion, sodomy, lewd and lascivious act on many underage girls. Polanski admitted in an infamous interview in French that he is sexualy attracted to teaangers.
Woody Allen was accused of sexually molesting his wife’s 7-year-old adopted daughter. The story took a creepy turn after his divorce with Mia Farrow when it was revealed that he and Soon-Yi, her daughter, were in a relationship. They are now married.
The Good Will Hunting star faced accusations of sexual harassment by actress Hilary Burton in 2003. The actor apologized: “What I was accused of by a woman was of touching her breast while I gave her a hug. I don’t remember it, but I absolutely apologised for it. I certainly don’t think she’s lying or making it up.”
We’ll let you be the judge of his sincerity.
From the same family, Ben Aflleck’s brother Casey also faced sexual accusations. One of his former co-workers from I’m Still Here claimed that Affleck crawled into bed with her without her consent while she was asleep. Unlike his brother, Casey denied all allegations. This case resurfaced when he received the Oscar for Best Actor for Manchester By The Sea.
Kevin Spacey is no stranger to sexual harassment accusations, with it even being an alleged open secret in Hollywood. The actor has been facing sexual harassment since Anthony Rapp accused him of making sexual advances on him when he was 14. Many adult men are now opening up about being also harrassed by the Oscar winning actor when they were young.
A 21-year-old masseur accused the Pulp Fiction star of “groping his buttocks” and exposing himself during a deep body massage. According to uncovered police reports, this testimony came as the latest of a series of incidents pointing to Travolta’s alleged sexual preference for men.
In 2019, the 127 Hours actor was sued for sexual misconduct by two former students at his acting and film school. The student said that Franco tried to "create a pipeline of young women who were subjected to his personal and professional sexual exploitation in the name of education".
Rain Man star Dustin Hoffman was accused of exposing himself to a minor and assaulting two women in 2017. Since the initial accusation, even more claims have been emerging. Another claim detailed a “horrific, demoralizing and abusive” experience on the set of a 1983 Broadway show.
Bill Crosby was considered one of America’s favourite comedians up until accusations of sexual assault and rape surfaced that eventually landed him 10 years in jail. A staff member at Crosby’s university, who considered Crosby as a mentor, accused the comedian of drugging and molesting her. 13 other women also claimed that Crosby assaulted them
Corey Haim accused Charlie Sheen of rape when he was 13, and the actor 19. Sheen denied the allegations.
Cuba Gooding Jr.
Gooding Jr. has been charged with now 22 accusations of unwanted sexual touching. One of them detailed that the actor “grabbed her vagina twice at a restaurant in Malibu, California, in 2016”. Gooding Jr. pleaded not guilty.
A unknown woman accused Rambo star of sexual harassment on two different occasions. The charge was dropped due to lack of evidence.
Actress Tisha Campbell filled a sexual harassment case against her co-star at the time on the set of Martin, with “repeated and escalating sexual harassment, sexual battery, verbal abuse and related threats,”
Four women accused That 70’s Show star of rape, one of them being his ex-girlfriend, in 2016 and 2017. After these allegations were confirmed by the LAPD, Masterson was fired from Netflix series The Ranch. The actor responded in a statement: “This is beyond ridiculous. I’m not going to fight my ex-girlfriend in the media like she’s been baiting me to do for more than two years. I will beat her in court.”