Ryan Adam Apologizes for Sexually Abusive Past: I ‘Truly Realized the Harm That I’ve Caused’

Ryan Adams

Singer-songwriter Ryan Adams apologized for the way he has “mistreated” ladies up to now, telling Daily Mail in a Friday article, “There are not any phrases to precise how dangerous I really feel.”

In February 2019 New York Times investigation, Adams was accused in a by seven ladies – together with his ex-wife, “This Is Us” star Mandy Moore — of emotionally manipulative conduct and sexual abuse. The article goes on to explain a sample of the indie rock artist utilizing his stature as a profitable artist, producer and record-company founder to supply profession alternatives to younger, feminine artists after which pursue intercourse.

Adams’ UK and Ireland tour was canceled, and the discharge of his album “Big Colors” was additionally nixed in wake of the accusations.

In Friday’s Daily Mail assertion, the indie rocker stated, “There are not any phrases to precise how dangerous I really feel in regards to the methods I’ve mistreated individuals all through my life and profession. All I can say is that I’m sorry. It’s that easy. This interval of isolation and reflection made me understand that I wanted to make vital modifications in my life.”

He goes on to acknowledge that some would possibly suppose he’s merely providing up “the identical empty bulls— apology that I’ve all the time used once I was referred to as out” however, he assures, “this time it’s completely different.”

“No quantity of development will ever take away the struggling I had prompted,” he wrote. “I’ll by no means be off the hook and I’m totally accountable for my dangerous conduct, and might be for my actions transferring ahead.”

He concludes, “I hope that the individuals I’ve harm will heal. And I hope that they’ll discover a method to forgive me.”

You can learn his total assertion to the Daily Mail beneath or click on right here.

There are not any phrases to precise how dangerous I really feel in regards to the methods I’ve mistreated individuals all through my life and profession.

All I can say is that I’m sorry. It’s that easy. This interval of isolation and reflection made me understand that I wanted to make vital modifications in my life.

I’ve gotten previous the purpose the place I’d be apologizing only for the sake of being let off the hook and I do know full properly that any apology from me in all probability gained’t be accepted by these I’ve harm.

I get that and I additionally perceive that there’s no going again.

To lots of people it will simply appear to be the identical empty bull***t apology that I’ve all the time used once I was referred to as out, and all I can say is, this time it’s completely different.

Having actually realized the hurt that I’ve prompted, it wrecked me, and I’m nonetheless reeling from the ripples of devastating results that my actions triggered.

There is not any method to persuade people who this time is actually completely different, however that is the albatross that I deserve to hold with me because of my actions.

Realizing the results of my actions, I took a tough look inwards and sought to seek out the reality behind them. What ache was I carrying myself that was so poorly and wrongly being projected onto others?

I made a promise to myself that it doesn’t matter what it took, I’d get to the basis of those points and eventually begin to repair myself so I may very well be a greater buddy, a greater associate, and a greater man total.

That being stated, no quantity of development will ever take away the struggling I had prompted. I’ll by no means be off the hook and I’m totally accountable for my dangerous conduct, and might be for my actions transferring ahead.

In my effort to be a greater man, I’ve fought to get sober, however this time I’m doing it with skilled assist. Sobriety is a precedence in my life, and so is my psychological well being. These, as I’m studying, go hand in hand.

But I cannot bore anybody with tales of my demons or use them to excuse what I’ve carried out. I actually need to specific that I’ve internalized the significance of self-care and self-work. I’m actually making an attempt.

Music is how I lay my soul naked, and in working by means of this, I’ve written sufficient music to fill half a dozen albums.

Some of those songs are offended, many are unhappy however most of them are in regards to the classes I’ve realized over the previous few years. Those ones an expression of my deepest regret.

I hope that the individuals I’ve harm will heal. And I hope that they’ll discover a method to forgive me.

In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct scandal, men and women alike have been extra vocal about talking out in opposition to undesirable sexual advances and get in touch with. The accusations have been many, and the response and fallout has been swift throughout the trade.

Brett Ratner

Six ladies have accused the director and producer of sexual misconduct, together with Olivia Munn and Natasha Henstridge. Ratner’s lawyer says no girl has ever requested or acquired any monetary settlement from Ratner.

Fallout: Ratner selected to personally step away from all Warner Bros. associated actions, and Playboy put Ratner’s biopic about Hugh Hefner on maintain. Ratner has filed a libel lawsuit in opposition to certainly one of his accusers, Melanie Kohler. 

James Toback

Hundreds of ladies contacted an LA Times reporter to accuse Toback of sexual harassment and assault, together with Selma Blair, Rachel McAdams, Julianne Moore and Caterina Scorsone.

Fallout: Just earlier than the LA Times story broke, Toback advised Rolling Stone that anybody who has accused him, “is a mendacity c—sucker or c— or each.” Toback and Harvey Weinstein are each beneath investigation by the Beverly Hills police division.

Mark Halperin

Halperin sexually harassed 5 ladies whereas political director at ABC News over a decade in the past. A sixth girl, journalist Emily Miller, stated she was “attacked” by him.

Fallout: NBC News terminated Halperin’s contract as a particular contributor, Showtime, which airs Halperin’s present “The Circus,” reduce ties with the journalist, and CAA dropped him from their shopper listing. Halperin issued a prolonged public apology.

Kevin Spacey 

Actor Anthony Rapp advised Buzzfeed that Spacey made a sexual advance on him three many years in the past when Rapp was 14. More than a dozen different people subsequently got here ahead with claims of sexual harassment or assault, together with an nameless former actor who stated Spacey tried to rape him when he was 14. 

Fallout: Spacey apologized to Rapp and in addition got here out as homosexual, which was extensively criticized. Netflix since introduced that “House of Cards” would finish and halted manufacturing on the sixth and ultimate season. The Old Vic theater in London, the place Spacey was creative director, additionally opened a confidential tip line.

Louis C.Okay. 

Five ladies accused C.Okay. of masturbating in entrance of them or requesting to in a New York Times report. The comic later admitted the allegations had been true in a press release, stopping in need of apologizing for the conduct. 

Fallout: HBO, Netflix, FX and TBS all reduce ties with the comic, dropping his tasks from their networks. The premiere of his movie “I Love You, Daddy” was canceled, and he was reduce from “The Secret Life of Pets 2.” His publicist, supervisor and touring agent all dropped him as a shopper.

Dustin Hoffman

Anna Graham Hunter, who labored with Hoffman as a manufacturing assistant, stated Hoffman tried to grope her 4 instances and made a lewd remark whereas on set.

Fallout: Hoffman issued an apology, saying it was “not reflective of who I’m.” Later that very same day, a second girl accused him of sexual harassment.

Michael Oreskes

Two ladies advised The Washington Post Oreskes made undesirable sexual contact in direction of them whereas he was Washington bureau chief of The New York Times.

Fallout: Oreskes was pressured to resign as Senior Vice President of News and Editorial Director at NPR.

Jeremy Piven

Actress Ariane Bellamar, a former Playboy Playmate, tweeted that Piven groped her on the set of “Entourage” and on the Playboy Mansion, twice cornering and fondling her. Actress Cassidy Freeman later accused Piven of “predatory conduct.”

Fallout: CBS is wanting into the scenario, and Piven has “unequivocally” denied the allegations and supplied to take a polygraph take a look at to show his innocence.

Ed Westwick 

The “Gossip Girl” star has been accused of sexual assault by two ladies, together with actress Kristina Cohen, who stated Westwick pressured himself on her whereas she was napping at his home. Westwick denied the allegations, calling them “provably unfaithful.” 

Fallout: Westwick stated he was “cooperating with the authorities” on an investigation to clear his identify. Westwick was changed on the BBC collection “Ordeal by Innocence” after initially pulling it from its schedule.

Andy Dick

Sources near the manufacturing “Raising Buchanan” advised The Hollywood Reporter Dick’s misconduct on set included kissing, licking, groping and making lewd propositions towards no less than 4 members of the manufacturing.

Fallout: Dick was fired from the manufacturing of “Raising Buchanan” and from the movie “Vampire Dad.” Dick denied the groping claims however stated it was “attainable” he licked individuals.

Roy Price

Amazon Studios head Price allegedly advised “The Man within the High Castle” producer Isa Hackett, “You’ll love my dick,” throughout a cab journey.

Fallout: Amazon positioned Price on a go away of absence.   

Chris Savino

Several feminine workers at Nickelodeon accused “The Loud House” showrunner of sexual assault, with 12 different ladies accusing him of sexual misconduct and threats of being blacklisted.

Fallout: Nickelodeon fired Savino, however will proceed to air and produce the present. Savino has since apologized. 

Andrew Kramer

Lionsgate worldwide COO Kramer was investigated for an accusation of inappropriate conduct towards a feminine assistant.

Fallout: Kramer left Lionsgate, however the firm’s inner investigation was dominated “inconclusive.”

Ken Baker

Three ladies anonymously spoke with TheWrap claiming Baker, an E! News correspondent, despatched inappropriate textual content messages and in a single occasion groped a lady at a celebration.

Fallout: E! is investigating the accusations and Baker is not going to seem on air through the investigation. Baker stated in a press release to TheWrap that the “nameless allegations are merely not true, and, frankly, are heartbreaking to listen to.”     

Ben Affleck

Affleck grabbed actress Hilarie Burton’s left breast whereas on air throughout an look collectively on MTV’s “Total Request Live.”

Fallout: Affleck wrote on Twitter, “I acted inappropriately towards Ms. Burton and I sincerely apologize.”  

Andy Signore

Several ladies alleged sexual misconduct in opposition to Signore, the creator of the YouTube collection “Honest Trailers.” Signore was accused of sexual assault, sending inappropriate messages and making lewd feedback to workers.

Fallout: His employers at Defy Media and Screen Junkies fired Signore following an investigation.

Bill O’Reilly

After being fired from Fox News earlier in April, it was reported in October by the New York Times that O’Reilly paid $32 million to settle sexual harassment claims from a coworker.

Fallout: O’Reilly advised Matt Lauer he’d carried out “completely nothing incorrect” and that this was “a political and monetary hit job.”

Tyler Grasham

Actor Blaise Godbe Lipman stated APA agent Grasham fed him alcohol and sexually assaulted him when the actor was in his late teenagers. Actor Tyler Cornell filed a police report claiming the agent sodomized him. And teen Brady Lindsey described predatory conduct by Grasham. 

Fallout: Actors Finn Wolfhard and Cameron Boyce left the company, and Grasham was fired.

Rick Najera

Najera, director of the CBS Diversity Sketch Comedy Showcase, made inappropriate and lewd feedback to coworkers in a number of cases. Actress Rachel Bloom despatched an electronic mail to individuals warning of his conduct.

Fallout: Najera resigned from his function and issued a press release saying he was “heartbroken and confounded by deliberate and merciless defamations.”

David Corn

Mother Jones’ Washington Bureau Chief was investigated for the second time in three years for claims of inappropriate bodily conduct and “rape jokes” in gentle of two emails from former staffers in 2014 and 2015, in line with Politico. 

Fallout: Mother Jones’ CEO stated that within the preliminary investigation, they decided there was “no misconduct.” Corn denied the allegations however stated it was attainable his previous actions had been misinterpreted.  

Kirt Webster

Former nation singer Austin Rick accused Webster, a veteran Nashville publicist, of repeatedly sexually assaulting, drugging and violating him in 2008 when Rick was 18.

Fallout: Webster will step down from his firm Webster Public Relations and the corporate’s identify might be modified. 

David Guillod

Actress Jessica Barth advised TheWrap she was drugged and sexually assaulted by Guillod, the co-CEO of expertise and literary administration firm Primary Wave Entertainment, again in 2012. Three further ladies later accused Guillod of rape.

Fallout: Guillod introduced he would take a right away go away of absence from the corporate. Barth additionally approached the LAPD to revive her try to carry felony expenses. 

Hamilton Fish

Several feminine workers at The New Republic, the place Fish is president and writer, got here ahead about office interactions which have made “an uncomfortable setting,” in line with the New York Times.

Fallout: The journal’s proprietor Win McCormack requested Fish to stay on a go away of absence, pending an investigation. 

Adam Venit

Actor Terry Crews disclosed on Twitter {that a} Hollywood government “groped his privates,” and he named Venit and described intimately to Good Morning America his accusation. 

Fallout: Crews departed WME and has filed a lawsuit in opposition to Venit. The company stripped him of his place as head of the movement image group however has stored him as an agent. 

Leon Wieseltier 

The legendary former New Republic editor responded to a number of allegations of sexual harassment with a press release saying, “For my offenses in opposition to a few of my colleagues up to now I supply a shaken apology and ask for his or her forgiveness.” 

Fallout: The monetary backer of a tradition journal Wieseltier had deliberate to launch introduced that the journal was suspended. 

Jann Wenner 

Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner was accused of providing to commerce intercourse for work by freelance journalist Ben Ryan. Wenner acknowledged the incident however denied any occasion of quid professional quo.

Matt Zimmerman

NBC Universal Senior Vice President for Booking, News & Entertainment Matt Zimmerman “engaged in inappropriate conduct with multiple girl at NBCU,” an organization spokesperson advised TheWrap.

Fallout: Zimmerman has been fired for sexual misconduct from NBCU.

Andrew Kreisberg

Kreisberg, the co-creator and government producer of “Arrow,” “The Flash” and “Supergirl,” is accused of sexual harassment and inappropriate bodily contact with 15 ladies and 4 males over a lot of years, a lot of whom labored on exhibits Kreisberg produced, in line with Variety.

Fallout: Warner Bros. Television fired Kreisberg. “Supergirl” star Melissa Benoist together with different co-stars referred to as for change in Hollywood following the allegations. 

Matthew Weiner

“Mad Men” author Kater Gordon advised The Information that Weiner as soon as stated to her “that [she] owed it to him to let him see [her] bare” whereas they had been working alone collectively late at evening.

Fallout: Weiner denied the accusation by means of a spokesperson, saying, “He doesn’t keep in mind saying this remark nor does it replicate a remark he would say to any colleague.”

Jeffrey Tambor

Van Barnes, a transgender actress and former assistant to Tambor, posted a non-public accusation to her social media however had no further remark for the media. Trace Lysette, one other “Transparent” actress, additionally got here ahead claiming Tambor sexually harassed her. 

Fallout: Amazon is conducting an investigation. Following reviews that the present was exploring choices to put in writing Tambor’s character out of the present, Tambor issued a press release stepping away from the present, although Amazon and Tambor haven’t come to an official resolution to half methods. 

Richard Dreyfuss

Following Dreyfuss popping out in help of his son Harry’s accusations in opposition to Kevin Spacey, author Jessica Teich advised Vulture that whereas working collectively, Dreyfuss uncovered himself to her, made quite a few advances over months and created an unsafe work setting.

Fallout: Dreyfuss “emphatically” denied exposing himself however stated he “grew to become an a–hole” within the late ’70s and “flirted with all the ladies.”

Gary Goddard

Actor Anthony Edwards stated producer and director Goddard molested him when he was a baby and raped his buddy over the course of a number of years. In 2014, Goddard was named in a lawsuit that was later dropped by Michael Egan, alongside “X-Men” director Bryan Singer and two different executives, accusing them of sexually abusing him as an adolescent.

Fallout: Goddard has taken a go away of absence amid the allegations. Goddard’s publicist Sam Singer “unequivocally” denied the accusation and stated Goddard was a “mentor, trainer and a buddy” to Edwards.   

George Takei

Model Scott R. Brunton advised THR that after two drinks with Takei, he handed out and awoke along with his pants down round his ankles and Takei was “groping my crotch and making an attempt to get my underwear off.”

Fallout: Takei stated he was “shocked and bewildered” by the claims. A latest clip from the Howard Stern Show through which the host and Takei speak about grabbing males’s genitals has since gone viral. 

Stephen Blackwell

Former intern Amy Rose Spiegel accused Blackwell, Billboard’s Chief Strategy Officer, of sexually harassing her when she was 19, together with different ladies who reported on to him.

Fallout: Blackwell resigned from his place with Billboard. 

Glenn Thrush

New York Times political reporter Glenn Thrush was accused of sexual misconduct by a number of feminine journalists. Vox had obtained textual content messages between Thrush and a 23-year-old journalist in a bigger report alleging undesirable groping and kissing. 

Fallout: The Times suspended Thrush, however he’ll for now stay an MSNBC correspondent as they await the result of the Times investigation. Thrush issued a full assertion he is by no means supplied mentorship or recommendation with an expectation of one thing in return. 

Al Franken

Radio host Leeann Tweeden stated sitting U.S. Senator Al Franken groped and kissed her with out her consent throughout a 2006 USO tour. A second girl additionally got here ahead accusing Franken of inappropriately grabbing her. Six ladies in all got here ahead.

Fallout: Franken resigned from the Senate on December 7 after Democratic senators referred to as on him to step down after a sixth accuser stepped ahead to accuse him of an undesirable kiss. Franken additionally apologized to Tweeden although he denied the specifics of a few of the accusations in opposition to him.

Murray Miller

Actress Aurora Perrinaeu filed a police report accusing “Girls” author and government producer Murray Miller of raping her when she was underage.

Fallout: Miller’s lawyer stated he “categorically and vehemently denies Ms. Perrineau’s outrageous claims.” “Girls” creators Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner initially defended Miller, saying this was “one of many 3% of assault instances which can be misreported yearly.” She has retracted that assertion.  

Ryan Seacrest

Ryan Seacrest was accused by an “E! News” wardrobe stylist of inappropriate conduct. The accusations haven’t been made public.

Fallout: E! opened an investigation and Seacrest denied the allegations. 

Cameron Mitchell

The CAA agent was accused of sexual harassment and assault by actress Demi Mann.

Fallout: CAA fired Mitchell following an inner investigation. Mitchell “emphatically” denied Mann’s accusations in a press assertion.

Mark Schwahn

“One Tree Hill” star Hilarie Burton stated showrunner Mark Schwahn pressured himself on her on a number of events and issued a joint assertion with the opposite ladies of the forged and crew.

Fallout: Schwahn was suspended by E! because the showrunner for “The Royals.” 

Russell Simmons

Three ladies have got here ahead in mid-December to accuse Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons of rape in an explosive New York Times article. The accusations adopted mannequin Keri Claussen Khalighi saying in an L.A. Times article that Simmons sexually assaulted her in 1991 when she was 17 and that Brett Ratner watched. Screenwriter Jenny Lumet additionally got here ahead with an accusation saying Simmons pressured himself into her dwelling and intimidated her.

Fallout: Simmons confirmed that he and Khalighi had met however stated every thing that occurred was “utterly consensual.” Since the Lumet accusation, Simmons has stepped apart from his firms and his identify has been faraway from HBO’s “All Def Comedy.”

Charlie Rose

Eight ladies advised the Washington Post that veteran newsman Charlie Rose engaged in a wide range of undesirable sexual methods, together with groping, making undesirable sexual advances and strolling in entrance of them nude.

Fallout: Rose issued an apology; CBS, Bloomberg and PBS have reduce ties with him.  

John Lasseter

Former Pixar workers stated in a Hollywood Reporter article that Oscar-winning animation boss John Lasseter made a behavior of “grabbing, kissing, making feedback about bodily attributes” of ladies on the firm.

Fallout: Lasseter introduced he would take a six-month sabbatical from Disney and Pixar and apologized for “missteps” with staffers. 

Nick Carter

Melissa Schuman, a member of the all-girl pop group Dream, wrote in a weblog submit that Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter raped her in his Santa Monica condo in 2002. She wrote she was 18 and a virgin on the time.

Fallout: Carter denied the allegations. 

Ethan Kath

Crystal Castles singer Alice Glass accused her bandmate Ethan Kath (actual identify Claudio Palmieri) of bodily, emotional, sexual and psychological abuse over a few years. Glass detailed her historical past with Kath in a weblog submit on her web site explaining her resolution to go away the band.

Fallout: Kath issued a press release by way of his lawyer to Pitchfork denying the accusations: “I’m outraged and harm by the latest statements made by Alice about me and our prior relationship,” he stated. “Her story is pure fiction and I’m consulting my attorneys as to my authorized choices. Fortunately, there are various witnesses who can and can affirm that I used to be by no means abusive to Alice.”

Benny Medina

Actor Jason Dottley accused supervisor Benny Medina, whose shoppers embody Jennifer Lopez and Mariah Carey, of trying to rape him in 2008 in Medina’s Los Angeles dwelling. 

Fallout: Medina’s lawyer’s advised The Advocate he “categorically denies the allegation of tried rape.”

Twiggy Ramirez (proper)

Jessicka Addams, a singer for band Jack Off Jill, accused the previous bandmate of Marilyn Manson, Twiggy Ramirez (actual identify Jeordie White), of raping her whereas they had been courting. 

Fallout: Manson stated on Twitter that he could be parting methods with Ramirez. 

Terry Richardson

Celebrity photographer Terry Richardson was accused by mannequin Emma J. Appleton of providing a photograph shoot in change for intercourse. 

Fallout: Vogue stated they’ll now not work with Richardson, and he has been blacklisted from Condé Nast International.

Steven Seagal

Several ladies — together with Portia de Rossi, Jenny McCarthy, Julianna Marguiles, Eva LaRue and mannequin Faviola Dadis — accused Steven Seagal of sexual harassment and assault, together with exposing himself and asking them to undress, throughout auditions. 

Fallout: Seagal has not responded to the allegations. 

Sylvester Stallone

A Daily Mail article stated a police report had accused Sylvester Stallone of sexual assault in opposition to a 16-year-old woman again in 1986. It went on to say that the unnamed teen was “intimidated” into having intercourse with Stallone and his bodyguard, Michael De Luca. 

Fallout: Stallone’s publicist stated the report was a “ridiculous, categorically false story,” and Stallone’s spokesperson stated, “at no time was Mr. Stallone ever contacted by any authorities or anybody else relating to this matter.”

Tom Sizemore

According to The Hollywood Reporter, actor Tom Sizemore was advised to go away a movie set in 2003 after an 11-year-old actress advised her mom Sizemore had touched her genitals. He returned to the set for reshoots after the kid’s mother and father declined to press expenses. A dozen forged and crew members confirmed to THR that Sizemore was despatched dwelling.

Fallout: Sizemore denied the allegations on the time and the actress, now 26, declined to remark to THR. 

 

Bob Weinstein (left)

Bob Weinstein, brother to Harvey, was accused of sexual harassment by TV producer Amanda Segel, who stated Weinstein repeatedly invited her to his dwelling and lodge room over the course of a three-month interval. 

Fallout: Spike TV advised the Associated Press they’re investigating the claims. 

Evan Stephens Hall

Evan Stephens Hall, the singer and songwriter behind the indie rock band Pinegrove, wrote in a press release on the band’s Facebook web page that he was accused of “sexual coercion.” Hall wrote that he “monumentally misinterpret the scenario” and “prompted somebody I care about deep emotional ache and I’m so sorry.”

Fallout: Pinegrove has cancelled their upcoming tour. 

Matt Lauer

The long-time “Today” present host was accused of “inappropriate sexual conduct within the office.” A staffer issued NBC News chairman a “detailed grievance.” 

Fallout: Lauer was fired from “Today.” 

David Sweeney

Three feminine journalists at NPR filed complaints of sexual harassment in opposition to NPR Chief News Editor David Sweeney, together with Sweeney trying to present sudden and undesirable kisses and items. 

Fallout: Sweeney departed NPR following an inner evaluate of his conduct. 

Geraldo Rivera

Bette Midler stated that Geraldo Rivera and an unnamed producer as soon as groped her, shoved her into a rest room and compelled poppers beneath her nostril. Midler detailed the account in a 1991 interview with Barbara Walters that has gone viral.

Fallout: Rivera issued an apology to Midler and different ladies named in his “tawdry” memoir. Fox News issued a press release saying {that a} collection of Rivera’s tweets criticizing Matt Lauer “don’t replicate the views of Fox News or its administration.” 

Geoffrey Rush

Australia’s Daily Telegraph printed a press release from the Sydney Theatre Company saying it had “acquired a grievance alleging that Mr. Geoffrey Rush had engaged in inappropriate conduct” throughout a 2015 manufacturing of “King Lear” — after the paper reported that an unnamed actress had accused Rush of touching her inappropriately.

Fallout: Rush denied the unspecified accusations. Rush introduced he would “step apart” from his duties as President of the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts and sued he Australia newspaper that reported them. A lawyer for Rush wrote to TheWrap, “Mr Rush has not been the topic of any sexual misconduct allegations as implied by your article.”

Paul Haggis 

In a civil swimsuit filed in December 2017, publicist Haleigh Breest accused the Oscar-winning director of “Crash” was accused of rape. Subsequently, three extra ladies got here ahead with accusations of sexual misconduct, together with one different case of assault.

Fallout: Haggis denied the primary rape allegation in a counter-suit. And his lawyer responded to the second wave of accusations by saying, “He did not rape anyone.”

Andy Rubin

Android creator Andy Rubin was investigated by Google for an “inappropriate relationship with a subordinate” throughout his time on the tech large, in line with The Information.

Fallout: Rubin is taking a one-month go away of absence from his function as CEO of the smartphone firm Essential for “private causes.” The Google investigation discovered Rubin’s “conduct was improper and confirmed dangerous judgement.”

Israel Horovitz

Nine ladies got here ahead in a New York Times report back to accuse playwright Israel Horovitz of sexual misconduct, together with one girl who stated Horovitz pressed her in opposition to a wall and forcefully kissed her when she was 16. Another girl says she was raped by Horovitz when she was 19. 

Fallout: Horovitz stated he has a special reminiscence of those occasions and apologized. His son, Adam Horovitz, stated in his personal assertion: “I imagine the allegations in opposition to my father are true, and I stand behind the ladies that made them.” The Times provides that the Gloucester Stage Company, the place he served as a founding creative director, has reduce ties with Horovitz. 

Garrison Keillor

Garrison Keillor, the previous host of “A Prairie Home Companion,” was accused of “inappropriate conduct.”

Fallout: Keillor was fired by Minnesota Public Radio. “A Prairie Home Companion” will proceed beneath a brand new title and with a brand new host, and MPR will now not broadcast previous episodes of the present. Keillor says he was fired for touching a “girl’s naked again.” 

James Levine

Three males accused the Metropolitan Opera conductor James Levine of sexually assaulting them as youngsters. The accusations date again to 1968 with claims that Levine masturbated in entrance of two of the lads and sexually abused one other.

Fallout: The Met has suspended Levine, canceled his upcoming efficiency dates and employed an out of doors regulation agency to research the allegations. 

Robert Knepper

A former costume designer accused “Prison Break” actor Robert Knepper of sexual assault in 1991, telling The Hollywood Reporter he shoved her in opposition to the wall, reached beneath her gown and grabbed her crotch. Four extra ladies have since come ahead accusing Knepper of sexual misconduct, together with one who says Knepper pressured oral intercourse on him in 2010. 

Fallout: Knepper will stay as a collection common on the CW collection “iZombie” after an inner investigation by Warner Bros. TV discovered no proof of wrongdoing on set for the present. Knepper stated in a press release to THR the accusations in opposition to him are false.

Harold Ford Jr.

Harold Ford Jr., a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley and an on-air contributor at MSNBC, was accused of grabbing a feminine reporter he had knowledgeable relationship with and routinely harassing her. 

Fallout: Morgan Stanley fired Ford from his place with the corporate. Ford stated in a press release, “This merely didn’t occur,” including that he would sue each the accuser and Morgan Stanley. 

Jon Heely

Jon Heely, Disney’s director of music publishing, was charged with three counts of felony intercourse abuse involving two underage women from a decade in the past.

Fallout: Disney suspended Heely from his place. Heely pleaded not responsible to the costs at an arraignment. 

Mario Batali

Four ladies accused celeb chef Mario Batali of sexual misconduct and groping over 20 years. 

Fallout: ABC eliminated Batali from the present “The Chew,” and Batali stated he would step away from the day-to-day administration of his Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group.

Ryan Lizza 

The New Yorker present in an investigation that contributor Ryan Lizza had “engaged in what we imagine was improper sexual conduct.” 

Fallout: The New Yorker fired Lizza and CNN, the place he’s additionally an on-air contributor, stated Lizza will not be allowed on- air as they give the impression of being into the matter. Lizza issued a press release saying his firing was “a horrible mistake” and concerned a “respectful relationship with a lady” Lizza was courting. 

Tavis Smiley 

An investigation carried out by PBS discovered that TV persona Smiley engaged in sexual relationships along with his subordinates following reviews by 10 female and male witnesses, a number of of them former workers.

Fallout: PBS “indefinitely” suspended Smiley’s discuss present program following the accusations. Smiley criticized PBS’s investigation and stated he was not supplied due course of or knowledgeable of the investigation. “This has gone too far,” he stated.

Johnny Iuzzini 

Pastry chef and decide of “The Great American Baking Show” Iuzzini was accused of inappropriate conduct by 4, unnamed former feminine workers throughout his time on the Manhattan restaurant Jean-Georges. According to a report in Mic, the ladies described being touched, licked and groped by Iuzzini with out their permission.

Fallout: ABC pulled the present from their schedule after airing only one episode. Iuzzini denied a few of the accusations. 

Peter Martins 

According to the New York Times, 5 dancers within the New York City Ballet accused the ballet’s chief Peter Martins of bodily and verbal abuse. He was additionally accused of sexual harassment.

Fallout: Martins denies the accusations however introduced in January 2018 that he would retire.  

Dan Harmon 

Dan Harmon admitted to previous misconduct after Megan Ganz, a former author on Harmon’s present “Community,” referred to as him out on Twitter, however didn’t specify his conduct.

Fallout: Harmon apologized to Ganz, saying he was “disgusted and sorry that I stained our present and your expertise with my egocentric, infantile s—,” incomes a pointy response from Ganz in return.  

Albert Schultz 

Four actresses — Patricia Fagan, Kristin Booth, Diana Bentley and Hannah Miller — have filed separate civil lawsuits accusing Schultz, an actor on “Alias Grace” and the creative director of Canada’s Soulpepper Theatre Company, of repeatedly groping and kissing ladies with out permission and exposing himself on stage. The lawsuits allege the misbehavior extends 16 years. 

Fallout: The ladies are searching for 3.6 million Canadian {dollars} in damages from Schultz and 4.Three million Canadian {dollars} from the theater firm. Schultz agreed to step apart whereas Soulpepper conducts an investigation however stated he would “vehemently defend” himself. 

Bruce Weber 

According to the Los Angeles Times, male mannequin Jason Boyce filed a grievance in opposition to vogue photographer Bruce Weber of forcing him to rub his genitals throughout a 2014 photograph shoot. Several others additionally accused Weber of sexual misconduct.

Fallout: Vanity Fair canceled an occasion deliberate for Weber. Weber denied the claims and stated he would “vigorously defend myself.”   

Steve Butts

The editor in chief of the gaming web site IGN was positioned beneath investigation for “alleged misconduct.”

Fallout: IGN introduced in January 2018 that it was reducing ties with Butts, who joined the corporate in 2012.

Steve Chaggaris 

CBS News present in an investigation that its Washington, D.C.-based political director Steve Chaggaris had engaged in “inappropriate conduct” that violated firm coverage, however didn’t specify the character or extent of his actions. 

Fallout: CBS News has severed ties with Chaggaris (who couldn’t be reached for remark).

Sam Haskell

Miss America Organization CEO Sam Haskell was discovered to have despatched disparaging emails in regards to the contest’s 2013 winner ,Mallory Hagan, mocking her weight and purported intercourse life. Haskell additionally referred to different contestants as “c–ts.”

Fallout: Haskell, President and COO Josh Randle, Board Chair Lynn Weidner and board member Tammy Haddad all resigned. Dick Clark Productions has additionally reduce ties with the group.  

Ben Vereen

Kaitlyn Terpstra and an actress who selected to solely be recognized as Kim stated throughout a 2015 manufacturing of “Hair,” director Ben Vereen lured them right into a sizzling tub whereas he was bare, pressed his erect penis on their our bodies and pressured them to carry out oral intercourse. 

Fallout: Vereen apologized for his “inappropriate conduct.” 

James Rosen

Fox News reporter James Rosen was accused by a number of feminine workers of sending racy messages to his former co-workers, aggressively pursuing sexual relationships with colleagues, and groping or forcibly kissing feminine Fox News workers.

Fallout: Rosen left the community in December, however no cause was initially given for his departure. In January it was reported he was ousted following an investigation into his office conduct. 

James Franco

Five ladies, together with 4 college students on the shuttered Studio 4, and one who thought of him a mentor, accused actor James Franco of sexually exploitative conduct. Sarah Tither-Kaplan advised the Los Angeles Times Franco requested ladies on a manufacturing to carry out an orgy scene through which he would simulate oral intercourse on the ladies, however eliminated a protecting plastic guard over their vaginas. A fifth accuser, Violet Paley, claims she was pressured to carry out oral intercourse on Franco when she started a romantic relationship with him in 2016.

Fallout: Franco’s lawyer disputed the allegations to the Times and pointed to his latest feedback on “The Late Show.” The New York Times additionally cancelled a latest panel occasion for Franco’s movie “The Disaster Artist” citing “the controversy surrounding latest allegations.”

From Brett Ratner, Kevin Spacey, Mark Halperin, James Toback to Louis CK

In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct scandal, men and women alike have been extra vocal about talking out in opposition to undesirable sexual advances and get in touch with. The accusations have been many, and the response and fallout has been swift throughout the trade.

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